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14 Jul
A court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has declared the ban on Twitter in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari unlawful. The court, according to deputy director of Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) Kolawole Oluwadare, also ordered the Nigerian government led by Buhari not to repeat such. Nigeria in July 2021…
Nigerian media
12 Jul 2021
Several major Nigerian newspapers Monday carried a front-page advertorial that accused the authorities of planning to clamp down on freedom of information. Sponsored by the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Nigerian Guild of Editors and Newspaper Publishers Association of Nigerian, the advertorial, which featured a man behind a cage, said the Nigerian government is sponsoring amendments…
9 Jun 2021
Nigerian government on Wednesday said all social media companies must be licensed before they operate in the West African country. Nigeria's information and culture minister Lai Mohammed told a news conference that he has directed the regulatory agency National Communications Commission (NCC) to commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations. Mohammed…
5 Jun 2021
Nigeria's attorney general Abubakar Malami Saturday said the country will prosecute those who flout the government order to deactivate operations of twitter in the West African nation. Nigeria announced on Friday that it has suspended Twitter from operating in the country after a face-off between the authorities and the social media giant escalated earlier in…

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