Tag Archives Twitter

 Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban
Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban...

Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban On Twitter

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said he had directed a conditional lifting of the ban placed on the operations of the microblogging site, Twitter, in Nigeria in June. Buhari disclosed this in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 61st... 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 »

Democracy Day: Twitter CEO Tweets Nigerian Flag
Democracy Day: Twitter CEO Tweets Nigeri...

Democracy Day: Twitter CEO Tweets Nigerian Flag

The Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has tweeted the Nigerian flag on Saturday as the country marked its 2021 Democracy Day. Dorsey’s tweet, which was posted hours before the ongoing nationwide protests in Nigeria, has excited several Nigerians, leading to thousands of... read more »

FG Can Handle #Twitterban Better –Sanwo-Olu
FG Can Handle #Twitterban Better –Sanwo-...

FG Can Handle #Twitterban Better –Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the Federal Government can handle the Twitter imbroglio better, adding that the government can sign ‘rules of engagement’ with the San Francisco-based social media giant on Twitter usage in Nigeria. He stated this on Monday while featuring on Arise... read more »

 Post Title   Separator   Site Title  MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Implement FG’s Twitter Ban Order
MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Implement FG’s ...

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 of a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to block access to Twitter in... read more »

FG Can Handle #Twitterban Better –Sanwo-Olu

NCC Orders Telcos to Effect Twitter Ban

Telecoms operators said they have received instructions from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to effect suspension of services of micro blogging platform Twitter. The carriers,... read more »

FG Suspends Twitter Operations in Nigeria

FG Suspends Twitter Operations in Nigeria

The Federal Government has suspended indefinitely the operations of the micro blogging and social networking service, Twitter in Nigeria. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed... read more »

Twitter Favours Nigeria, Turkey to Test Voice Messaging Feature

Twitter Favours Nigeria, Turkey to Test Voice Messaging Feature

A popular social messaging platform, Twitter, has added a voice messaging feature to its offerings, choosing Nigeria and Turkey as choice pioneer countries to experiment it before rolling... read more »

Twitter launches Emoji for Davido’s “E Choke” Slang

Twitter launches Emoji for Davido’s “E Choke” Slang

Popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, officially endorsed DMW Boss, Davido’s “E choke” slang with the introduction of an Emoji. 30BG Boss, Davido, is not... read more »

BREAKING: Niger State Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

BREAKING: Niger State Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Niger state Governor Abubakar Bello has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor announced this on his twitter handle on Monday. He tweeted: “I have tested positive to #COVID19. However, I am... read more »