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Twitter ban in Nigeria

1 Oct
The social media platform Twitter, which is currently banned in Nigeria, says it looks forward to being reinstated in Africa’s most populous country following "productive" discussions with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Twitter’s statement follows Buhari's announcement that the months-long ban on Twitter will be lifted, but only after certain conditions are met. An…
6 Jul
The community court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday fixed July 9 to rule on an application seeking to consolidate different suits instituted against the federal government for banning Twitter. Nigeria’s information and culture minister Lai Mohammed announced Twitter’s suspension in a statement by his media aide Segun Adeyemi last…
8 Jun
Nigeria President Muhammad Buhari ordered the suspension of Twitter in the country because he was "angry" that Facebook also joined the latter to take down his controversial post on insecurity, The Daily beast reported. The Nigerian government announced on Friday it was suspending Twitter's operations in the country. The order came after Twitter deleted a…
5 Jun
Telecommunication operators in Nigeria have blocked access to Twitter after the government slammed an indefinite ban on the social media platform on Friday. The telcos, under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) said there has been a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to block Nigerians from accessing…

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