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13 Jun 2021
Well before the Federal Government announced the ban on the microblogging platform, Twitter, on Friday, June 4, 2021, its preference for heavy-handed and bellicose approach to public issues had become...
13 Jun 2021
The Founder, Follow The Money, Hamzat Lawal, yesterday, disclosed that through Twitter, the accountability body had tracked government’s funds by blocking financial leakages to the tune of $113m.
12 Jun 2021
Despite the ongoing face-off between social media giant Twitter and the Nigerian government, the co-founder and CEO of the platform Jack Dorsey tweeted the flag of the country, an apparent reference to the celebration of Democracy Day in the country. The tweet was published at 12 am Nigerian time on Saturday. 🇳🇬 — jack (@jack)…
11 Jun 2021
The Federal Government says its directive that Over the Top (OTT) and social media platforms operating in the country must register and obtain a license to operate is in conformity with global trend.
11 Jun 2021
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohamed says Twitter is showing little enthusiasm toward the dialogue it initiated to resolve issues leading to the suspension of its operations.
11 Jun 2021
The Federal Government has justified its action of indefinite suspension of Twitter by giving insights into the several attempts...
11 Jun 2021
Furthermore, in seeking to over-regulate the media, the executive arm of government is indirectly straying into the province of the judicial arm of government, in seeking to impose fines
10 Jun 2021
As part of its new move to regulate social media, the Federal Government has said Twitter, Facebook and other social media giants doing business in Nigeria must register in the country before being allowed to operate unhindered.
10 Jun 2021
The Buhari-led Federal Government has lately been in the news for the wrong reasons—apart from for the predictable deadpan routine such as Professor Ben Ayade visiting to wave his new APC flag.
9 Jun 2021
Nigeria's media and activists fear their country is slipping into repression after the government suspended Twitter in Africa's most populous nation, where hyper-connected youth embraced the platform as a means of protest.
9 Jun 2021
Despite widespread anger over the ban on Twitter use in the country, indications emerged, yesterday, that the Federal Government is not ready to shift grounds...
9 Jun 2021
We as members of the Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN) wish to express our serious concern over the recent ban placed on the use of Twitter in the country by President Muhammadu Buhari

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