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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Your friend is lazy – Samklef, others, tell Twitter user whose friend is planning to move back to Nigeria after 2 years in Canada due to the ‘hardship’ abroad

A Twitter user has shared the story of a friend who abandoned his N350, 000 a month job in Nigeria and relocated to Canada in search for greener pastures. According to @Tweetoracle, two years after the said friend relocated, things

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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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New Twitter CEO called out as his inflammatory 2010 tweet resurfaces

Parag Agrawal, the new Twitter CEO, has been hit with racism claims after a 2010 tweet resurfaced in which he appears to call all white people racist. In the tweet shared on October 26, 2010, Parag Agrawal, an Indian-American, wrote:

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We won’t rest until social media is regulated – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal government will not rest until social media platforms are regulated. The minister said this in an interview with NAN in Washington while reacting to media reports that claimed

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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’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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