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’ve not stopped Nigerians from using Twitter – FG tells court

The Federal Government has denied claims that it has stopped Nigerians from using the microblogging site, Twitter. Punch reports that the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Federal Government made the denial in a counter-affidavit they deposed to

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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets photo of Nigerian flag at exactly 12am on June 12

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey has tweeted a photo of the Nigerian flag on his official Twitter handle. The photo was shared at exactly 12am (Nigerian time) on June 12, which is now being celebrated in Nigeria as “Democracy Day”. It

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FG is not after Nigerians tweeting from any part of the world but those aiding Twitter to flout ban – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has dismissed reports that his office will be prosecuting Nigerians who tweet despite the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria. In a chat with Vanguard, Malami said his

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PDP asks members of international community to impose travel ban on Buhari, Lai Mohammed, Malami and their family members over Twitter ban

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and other members of the International Communities to impose a travel ban on President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, the

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Trump Congratulates Nigeria For Suspending Twitter, Says More Countries Should Ban The Platform

Former US President, Donald Trump has congratulated the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter activities in the country. “Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for

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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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Twitter may have its own rules but it’s not the universal rule – FG says in reaction to the social media giant deleting Buhari’s tweet on civil war

The federal government has reacted to social media giant, Twitter removing President Buhari’s tweet in which he said he’d treat those who are “too young to understand what occurred during the Nigerian Civil War in the language they understand.” The

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‘Ghana is the Real Giant of Africa’ – Nigerians React to News of Twitter Opening its African Headquarters in Ghana

Nigerians are reacting on Twitter after the social networking service announced its African headquarters will be located in Ghana. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey made the announcement in a tweet on Monday afternoon, April 12. “Twitter is now present on the

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