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Nigeria Twitter Ban Was Unlawful, ECOWAS Rules

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has declared the Nigeria Twitter ban unlawful and has warned against another occurrence. Nigeria banned Twitter in July 2021 after a tweet that referenced civil war by President Muhammadu Buhari was deleted...

Nigerian Users Remember #EndSARS Protest 1 Year After Deadly Marches

Today, 20 October, marks 1 year since the deadly #EndSARS protests in Nigeria that saw the largest manifestation of protesters in the country's modern history. At least 56 people nationwide lost their lives along the deadly week marked by...

Why is Nigeria So Anti-Tech?

The Nigerian federal government has, within the last 12 months, enacted a series of bans and restrictions across a country that has one of the most vibrant tech ecosystems in Africa. Africa's most populous country has a booming tech industry...

Nigeria Now Expects to Lift Twitter Ban by End of Year

Last week, IT News Africa reported that Nigerian authorities were expecting to lift the country's ban of social network Twitter "in the next few days or weeks", according to Nigeria's Information Minister, Lai Mohammed. The Minister said that the Federal...

Nigeria to Lift Twitter Ban “In The Next Few Days”

Nigeria is soon expected to lift its ban on Twitter, according to Information Minister Lai Mohammed who relayed as much on Wednesday. This comes after the apparent resolution of some of the differences between the country's Federal Government and...

Facebook, Instagram & Other Social Media MUST Register with Nigerian Govt to Continue Operations

A week after the country indefinitely suspended social media service Twitter, the Nigerian Federal Government has said that any social media giant, including Facebook, Twitter and others must register in the country to continue to be able to do...

Nigerian Lawmakers to Investigate Government’s Twitter Ban

Nigeria's House of Representatives passed a new resolution to investigate the legality of the indefinite suspension of Twitter operations in the country. The investigation was announced on Tuesday. This represents the first major move by the legislative body on the...

Nigeria Threatens to Arrest & Prosecute Users Avoiding Twitter Ban

The Nigerian government has ordered federal prosecutors to arrest and prosecute users of the Twitter app in the country after a blanket ban on the social media company went into effect on Friday. Nigeria's Attorney General and Minister of Justice,...

Twitter is Bringing Voice Messaging to Nigeria

Twitter is set to test its DM voice messaging feature in Nigeria. “Twitter is where you go to talk about what’s happening. We are constantly listening to what people who use Twitter want and testing new features to make it...
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