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20 Aug
The Federal Government says from the 10 demands put forward to lift Twitter suspension, the microblogging and social networking platform has acceded to seven.
19 Aug
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.
18 Aug
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.
12 Aug
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...
12 Aug
For the economist Albert Hirschman, democracy thrives not on strong opinions but on doubt and flexibility.
12 Aug
11 Aug
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…
11 Aug
Nigeria's minister for information Lai Mohammed Wednesday said social media giant Twitter has agreed to open an office in the country, months after it opened its first African office in Ghana. "I know that one of the conditions that we set was that Twitter, in line with Nigeria's Companies and Allied Matters Act, should establish…
5 Aug
There appears to be no truce yet between the Federal Government and management of popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, over the latter’s ban in Nigeria. The ban enters its second month today.
3 Aug
The Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has adjourned the suit filed by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) against the Federal Government, over the twitter ban to October 4, 2021.
30 Jul
Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when a powerful explosion ripped through their bus on Friday in what the country's president branded a "barbaric terrorist attack".
28 Jul
Despite its ban in Nigeria and India, Twitter’s second quarter report, showed improved performance. In its released earnings report for Q2, Twitter declared total revenue of $1.19 billion. Compared to the $683 million that was posted in Q2 2020, Twitter’s revenue grew by 74 per cent, showing a remarkable bounce back from the harsh economic effects…

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