Twitter was suspended because it became a platform of choice for those who are working for the disunity of this country – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has again explained why Twitter operations was suspended in the country. Receiving the United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Akunna Cook in his office in Abuja on Thursday February

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Twitter Ban: FG has no right to regulate freedom of opinion – Minority Reps

Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has accused the federal government of having an appetite to ‘suppress’ constitutionally guaranteed rights of citizens in Nigeria, following its recent “declaration” of lifting the ban on the use of Twitter in the

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FG lists agreement reached with Twitter

The federal government has listed the agreement reached with Twitter before suspending the ban on the social media giant’s operation in the country. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had announced that lifting of

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FG set to lift ban as Twitter meets conditions

The ban on Twitter operation in the country may soon be lifted as the social media giant has reportedly met six conditions imposed on it by the Nigerian government. The Nation reported that the Technical Committee raised by the government

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TwitterBan: We are monitoring closely repression, access to information, media freedom and disregard for rule of law in Nigeria – Commonwealth

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC has said that they closely monitoring certain repressive developments in Nigeria. This came after an urgent appeal by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) over Twitter ban in the country.

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We Banned Twitter to Protect Nigeria’s Interest — Justice Minister Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami said that the ban on the use of Twitter in the Nigeria was done to protect the interest of the nation. Speaking in Abuja yesterday, Malami said the nation’s

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PDP House of Reps members walk out as Gbajabiamila rules against request to demand overturn of Twitter ban

House of Representatives members elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday June 8, staged a walk out after speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila ruled against a request to demand overturn of Twitter

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Twitter is just the first, they are coming for everything – Basketmouth speaks up against Twitter ban

Ace comedian, Basketmouth has spoken up against the Twitter ban which he said is the first of many in the country. Pointing out that Nigerian leaders have been dropping hints about the ban before now, the comedian alleged that they

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