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 Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban
Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Day...

Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban  

The ban of Twitter by the federal government in Nigeria has resulted in the loss of N247.61bn after 100 days of the ban. Recall that the Federal Government had on June 4 suspended Twitter after the social media platform deleted a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari. Consequently, telcos on June 5... read more »

Twitter Supension: Lai Mohammed Says 7 Of FG's 10 Requests Have Been Met
Lai Mohammed Denies Meeting Twitter Exec...

Lai Mohammed Denies Meeting Twitter Executives In The US

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the online media report that he “sneaked out of Nigeria to meet with Twitter executive’’ in the U.S. is fake. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Washington on Wednesday, the minister said his official... read more »

JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Again
JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification...

JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Again

The Federal Government has once more postponed the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to October 31, 2021. This was contained in a joint statement by the Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity... read more »

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Deadline As Pantami Lauds Compliance
FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Dead...

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Deadline As Pantami Lauds Compliance

The Federal Government has ratified the extension of the deadline for the National Identification Number, NIN, and SIM linkage exercise to July 26. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Patami, thanked Nigerians for their patience and compliance with the directive by FG on the... read more »

Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed Over Directive to Broadcasters
Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed...

Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed Over Directive to Broadcasters

Following a directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit soliciting for an order from the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of... read more »

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Former presidential candidate and owner of malfunctional Cowwe app, Adamu Garba has decried the suspension of his Instagram account on Wednesday. The CEO of IPI solutions disclosed this on... read more »

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Countries to Emulate Same

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Countries to Emulate Same

Erstwhile President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for banning Twitter, urging more countries to do the same. The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday... read more »

El-Rufai Boasts of Nigeria’s Twitter Ban in a Tweet

El-Rufai Boasts of Nigeria’s Twitter Ban in a Tweet

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has praised the country’s suspension of access to Twitter in a tweet posted on Sunday. The governor said that Nigeria has taught the United States... read more »

Shoot At Sight Order Still in Force - Buhari

Why FG Suspended Twitter – Presidency

The Presidency has explained that the decision to ban Twitter access in Nigeria temporarily was not just informed by the recent deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet by the... read more »

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MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Implement FG’s Twitter Ban Order

Telecommunication companies in Nigeria among whom are MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile have commenced blocking user’s access to Twitter, African News Today has gathered. The telcos acknowledged receipt... read more »