Twitter Ban: Federal Government Says Facebook, Instagram & Other Social Media Must Register As Businesses In Nigeria

The Nigerian government has said Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media giants must register in the country Nigeria as a Business. This was revealed by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed while speaking to State House Correspondents on Wednesday. Mohammed claimed that Twitter, which was recently suspended by the federal government, has reached out to him … Read more

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has ordered the prosecution of those who continue to use Twitter

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has ordered the prosecution of those who continue to use Twitter. Abubakar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has ordered the urgent prosecution of Federal Government offenders. Malami directed the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF) to “swing into … Read more

The suspension of our business in Nigeria is quite troubling – Twitter says

The Federal government’s move to cease its activities in Nigeria has been described as “very alarming” by Twitter, a microblogging platform. Sarah Hart, Twitter’s Senior Policy Communications Manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, stated this in an email to The Cable. The message reads: “The Nigerian government’s statement that Twitter’s operations in the … Read more

In Nigeria, the Federal Government has suspended Twitter operations

The Buhari administration has prohibited Twitter operations in Nigeria, limiting access to the microblogging platform through telecom networks. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement signed by his media aide Segun Adeyemi, citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence, … Read more