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Controversy as Nigerian-American Russell Okung first NFL player reported to be paid in digital currency

Reading Time: 2 minutes The US papers reported, “More than a year and a half after expressing his desire to be paid in Bitcoin, Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Russell Okung is getting his wish.” Okung posted the news Monday on Twitter, while quote-tweeting his prior tweet from May 14, 2019. However, an NFL spokesperson is reported as saying that Read More…

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#EndSARS: Instagram, hashtags and bitcoin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Young Nigerians boost #EndSARS protests Ozioma Egemasi says Nigerian police slapped, whipped and struck him with the butt of a pistol when he refused to pay them a bribe. Then he heard them discuss whether to kill him. Demonstrators gather beside an electronic billboard displaying the slogan “End police brutality”, during a protest in Lagos, Read More…