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27 Jun 2021
When the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration first announced that it was placing a temporary ban on Twitter on June 4, it was the subject of ‘cruise and light banter’ for many Nigerian tweeps (Twitter users). However, the reality that the government was standing by its decision dawned on Nigerian when by midnight of June 5,…
23 Jun 2021
Twitter has announced that a small number of users in the United States will get to test new features letting fans pay for special access to online content. The microblogging platform on Tuesday began accepting applications from US Twitter users interested in trying to make money from "Ticketed Spaces" or "Super Follows". "Ticketed Spaces helps you…
23 Jun 2021
Nigeria's minister of information Lai Mohammed has insisted that there are laws backing the suspension of micro-blogging platform, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Nigerian government suspended Twitter’s operations earlier in June after the social media platform deleted a tweet by Buhari for breaching the site’s rules. But the Nigerian government insisted the suspension was a matter…
23 Jun 2021
Eighteen days after the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, was suspended in Nigeria, the Federal Government insists operation of Twitter in the country’s social media space “is not legally permissible.”
22 Jun 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Nigerian Government's team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the social media platform in the country. The team which would be chaired by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed also comprises the Attorney General of the Federation…
22 Jun 2021
Nigerian government is angry with Twitter, a global micro-blogging site. Her anger stems from the fact that Twitter took down a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari, which it considered offensive...
21 Jun 2021
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja against the Federal Government and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed
21 Jun 2021
The latest on the needless and embarrassing saga of the Nigerian government versus Twitter is that the former has been served with the notice of hearing tomorrow in the case filed jointly
15 Jun 2021
The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic, Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (ARISP) at Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Prof. Damilola Olawuyi (SAN),
15 Jun 2021
The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has fixed June 22 for hearing a suit challenging the Federal Government’s suspension of the operations of the microblogging platform, Twitter
14 Jun 2021
As the suspension of Twitter gets into the second week, the Federal Government is yet to release conditions for the reversal of the indefinite suspension despite claiming to be in talks with the social media company.
13 Jun 2021
Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey Sunday said "the people of Nigeria will lead bitcoin" despite the Nigerian authorities clamp down on the trading of cryptocurrencies. Dorsey's take was a direct reaction to an oped written by NFL star Russell Okung in Bitcoin Magazine. Okung, a Nigerian descendant and self-acclaimed Bitcoin proponent, advised Nigeria to…

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