Marvelous Ekenna, a Lagos-based talent manager and music executive, has lost N10 million worth of business deals since Twitter was banned in Nigeria. Besides, the ban affected his employees and the industry value chain that depends on him. “I’ve lost clients and contracts worth 10 million. The people I work with have lost jobs as…
Leading Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria have condemned the continued ban on Twitter by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The Federal Government says the ban on microblogging giant Twitter will soon be lifted. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed
Embattled microblogging platform, Twitter, has reached out to and assured Nigerians that it has not stopped engaging with the government on ways to resolve its ban in the country.
Twitter is one of the top microblogging platforms in the world. The social media site has 199 million users, 80 per cent of which are affluent millennials. As of April 2021, Twitter has 38.5 per cent of users aged between 25 and 34 years old.
The Federal Government says from the 10 demands put forward to lift Twitter suspension, the microblogging and social networking platform has acceded to seven.
Pro-government media in Serbia reacted with outrage on Thursday to a decision by Twitter to label most outlets "state-affiliated", with one newspaper comparing the social media platform to Adolf Hitler.
Twitter on Tuesday announced a new feature to allow users to flag content that could contain misinformation, a scourge that has only grown during the pandemic.
The Federal Government has hinted at a possible resolution to the suspension of the micro-blogging platform, Twitter in Nigeria. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed...
For the economist Albert Hirschman, democracy thrives not on strong opinions but on doubt and flexibility.
US-based social media giant Twitter said on Wednesday that it recently met with the Nigerian government to discuss the suspension of its operations in the country and how to resolve the matter. Nigeria's minister for information Lai Mohammed said earlier on Wednesday that the country's authorities and Twitter have agreed on some deals that will…