The eighth iteration of the HNG Internship program has just commenced. Beginning on the 13th of August, 2021, the internship offers youths looking to make a career for themselves in the tech industry a chance to do just that.

The HNG internship program is a 3-month remote internship program designed to identify and develop talented software developers. Although it is open to everyone, interns are regularly assigned tasks, and those who do not make the grade are quickly culled from the bunch, while the rest advance.

Fast paced and highly technical, the internship promises to expose budding developers to the…

Just over two weeks ago, it was inconceivable; today, it’s the reality: Access to social media site Twitter is officially prohibited in Nigeria. Although the ban was announced a few hours before it was effected, the swiftness and suddenness of the action was as surprising as it was scary.

So, how did we get here? And, what would be the effect of this ban on the technology community?

How we got here: A brief timeline of events

Tuesday June 1, 2021: Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari puts out a controversial tweet referencing the Nigerian civil war. …

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