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Twitter Ban

January 17, 2022

Twitter Ban: PDP urges youths to punish APC with their votes in 2023

The opposition governors asked the electorates to end the dominance of the “youth unfriendly APC government.”

Twitter logo and Ballot Box
January 15, 2022

Nigerian businesses lost over N10 trillion to Twitter ban: LCCI

Buhari regime had banned Twitter operations in Nigeria on June 5, 2021, and eventually lifted the prolonged suspension on Wednesday.

Buhari and Twitter
January 13, 2022

Buhari regime violated Nigerians’ right with ‘illegal’ Twitter ban: Amnesty

The group wants an end to all acts that “violate rights to freedom of expression, access to information, and freedom of the press.”

Amnesty International and Buhari composite
January 12, 2022

Twitter agreed to register in Nigeria, give us backend access to delete citizens’ posts: Buhari Regime

The regime highlights its wins in the seven-month standoff with the social media giant on Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari
November 29, 2021

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

“I want you all to know that this was my decision and I own it.”

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey
October 6, 2021

“Ahm well, so I, I, I, you know, I am not, you know, I am”: Tolu Ogunlesi suffers to defend Buhari’s Twitter ban

Mr Ogunlesi appeared on a CNN segment with Larry Madowo on Wednesday, where he was asked whether he was in support of the ban or not.

Tolu Ogunlesi on CNN
October 1, 2021

Twitter Ban: CJN Tanko has ruled national security supersedes Nigerian Constitution, AGF Malami insists

Although the 1999 Constitution (as amended) has long been seen as the supreme document from which all powers, rights and privileges are derived.

Supreme Court Justice Ibrahim Tanko and Attorney General Abubakar Malami
October 1, 2021

Buhari insists Twitter must pay taxes, silence regime critics before lifting illegal ban

The president repeated his government’s narrative that Twitter was national security and economic threat to Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey
September 30, 2021

Twitter Ban: Buhari ‘legally violated’ Nigerians’ fundamental rights, AGF Malami tells Court

Citing Section 45 of the Nigerian Constitution, Mr Malami argued that Nigerians’ right to freedom of information may be limited as was done with the Twitter ban.

Jack Dorsey, Muhammadu Buhari and Abubakar Malami
September 30, 2021

Installing Twitter seditious under Penal Code of Northern Nigeria, AGF Malami tells Court

Abubakar Malami applied a set of laws drafted for a portion of the country over Nigeria’s multi-ethnic and multi-religious population of about 200 million people.

Jack Dorsey and Abubakar Malami