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17 Jan
Russia's media regulator has demanded that Facebook "immediately" lift all restrictions on the official page of the country's delegation
17 Jan
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his good offices and leadership position to direct Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to provide a copy of the agreement recently signed with Twitter Inc..
16 Jan
The euphoria that trailed last Thursday’s lifting of the ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter, by the Federal Government, illustrates that social media has become an invaluable platform
14 Jan
With the lifting of the seven months ban on micro blogging platform, Twitter, yesterday, by the Federal Government, many government agencies, parastatals, corporate Nigeria and users returned to the platform amid intensified calls for accountability and civic engagements.
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13 Jan
Nigeria Wednesday lifted the suspension of the Twitter operation in the country after reaching agreements. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who headed a Nigeria committee that interfaced with Twitter, said in a statement that Buhari approved the restoration of Twitter in a memo written to communications and digital economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim. Twitter has since been…
13 Jan
Twitter was restored in Nigeria on Thursday after the popular microblogging site agreed to register its operations in the country, among other conditions set by the government.
13 Jan
Nigeria said it will now have "direct access" to manage content on Twitter that violates Nigerian laws and Twitter community rules, as parts of the agreements reached between the social media platform and the West African country to lift the ban on Twitter operations. But sources said the "direct channel" does not necessarily mean the…
13 Jan
After 222 days and economic losses of about N546.5 billion, the Federal Government has finally lifted the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria...
12 Jan
Social media giant Twitter has agreed to pay "applicable tax" and establish a legal entity in Nigeria in the first quarter of 2022, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency, who headed the Nigerian team that negotiated with Twitter, said in a statement…
12 Jan
The Nigerian Government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in the country, months after it announced a clampdown on the social media platform. The suspension was lifted after Twitter agreed to establish "a legal entity in Nigeria during the first quarter of 2022", the director-general of National Information Technology Development Agency Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi…
8 Jan
At least 11 Colombian police officers were wounded in an attack against their truck using explosives in the southwestern city
2 Jan
Twitter said Sunday it has permanently suspended the personal account of outspoken Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene for violating the platform's Covid-19 misinformation policy.

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