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#TwitterBan : FG Set To Officially Lift Ban

#TwitterBan : The federal government of Nigeria has issued a statement concerning the long running ban of the operation of social media platform Twitter, in the country . According to an official statement through its Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed in response to a question asked by state house correspondents on the status of the […]

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ECOWAS Court Restrains Nigerian Government From Prosecuting Twitter Users Despite Ban.

ECOWAS Court has Restrained Nigerian Government From Prosecuting Twitter Users Despite Ban. Earlier, bluebloodz.com reported that the  Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami had threatened to prosecute those violating the government’s ban on Twitter’s operation in Nigeria through the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) had also ordered all radio and television […]

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Abubakar Malami Dragged For Having #cryptocurrency Platform Among The Array of Icons On His Phone.

Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami who deactivated his Twitter account following president Buhari’s controversial and illegal ban on Twitter being dragged for having Cryptocurrency Platform Amongst the array of Icons on his mobile phone. Malami who shared a confirmation screenshot on Facebook on Tuesday listed a major cryptocurrency platform […]

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Nigerian Police Confused On How To Handle #TwitterBan Offenders .

The Federal Government last Friday suspended the operations of micro blogging platform Twitter barely two days after the social media platform deleted a tweet by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), which many Nigerians believed was repugnant. The Buhari regime subsequently came under huge criticism from several rights groups across the world for restricting […]

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NBA, SERAP Threatens To Sue Nigerian Government Over #TwitterBan.

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has threatened to sue the Federal government following the decision to suspend Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.   In a statement released on Friday evening, June 4, NBA president – Olumide Apata, said the federal government lacked constitutional authority to back its decision. Apata described the action of the government as […]

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#TwitterBan : Association Of Licenced Telecom Operators Receives Formal Instruction From NCC To Suspend Acesss To Twitter.

The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has Received formal instructions from NCC to suspend access to Twitter bluebloodz.com has learnt. The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC earlier today gave an official directive all telecommunication service providers in the country to block Twitter’s URL in furtherance of the move to enforce the indefinite suspension […]

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Nigeria’s Suspension Of Our Operations Deeply Concerning – Twitter . #TwitterBan #nigeria

Micro – Blogging platform Twitter Reacting to Federal Government’s decision, said it found the suspension of its operations in Nigeria to be “deeply concerning”. The platforms Senior Policy Communications Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Sarah Hart, stated this in an email response. She said :- “The announcement made by the Nigerian Government that […]

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#TwitterBanInNigeria : Atiku Mocks FG, Saraki Faults Action.

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar took a jibe at the decision of the Federal Government as regards the suspension of Twitter operations in the country. Posting on his Twitter handle, he wrote “Hopefully, this isn’t my last tweet. #smile.” Meanwhile, former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, also fumed at the Federal Government for the decision. […]