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Malami deactivates Twitter account — did he flout the ban?

    Malami deactivates Twitter account — did he flout the ban?

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, has deactivated his Twitter account. The deactivation of Malami’s account comes days after the federal government issued a directive suspending

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FACT CHECK: Did Lai say Adeboye, Kumuyi will be prosecuted for defying Twitter ban?

    FACT CHECK: Did Lai say Adeboye, Kumuyi will be prosecuted for defying Twitter ban?

On Tuesday, an online report claimed that Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, said Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), and William Kumuyi,

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Twitter ban meant to distract Nigerians from FG’s failure on security, Ortom tweets

    Twitter ban meant to distract Nigerians from FG’s failure on security, Ortom tweets

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says the suspension of Twitter’s operations is a ploy to distract Nigerians from the federal government’s failure to address insecurity. In a tweet posted

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Reps summon Lai over Twitter suspension

    Reps summon Lai over Twitter suspension

The house of representatives has summoned Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, over the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. At its sitting on Tuesday, the house mandated its committees

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Twitter ban: Freedom of expression needed more in times of trouble, US, UK, EU reply FG

  Twitter ban: Freedom of expression needed more in times of trouble, US, UK, EU reply FG

The US, UK, Canadian and European Union (EU) envoys have insisted that the federal government’s decision to indefinitely suspend Twitter

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‘Our audience from 5 continents’ — Kumuyi says Deeper Life will remain active on Twitter

  ‘Our audience from 5 continents’ — Kumuyi says Deeper Life will remain active on Twitter

William Kumuyi, general superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, says the church will continue to operate its Twitter account.

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Adeboye defies Twitter ban, says tweeting is within UN charter on human rights

  Adeboye defies Twitter ban, says tweeting is within UN charter on human rights

Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has defied the federal government’s Twitter ban. The

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FG gives condition to lift ban on Twitter

  FG gives condition to lift ban on Twitter

The federal government has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of

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REWIND: Buhari called for the regulation of social media in 2019 because of ‘hijack’

  REWIND: Buhari called for the regulation of social media in 2019 because of ‘hijack’

President Muhammadu Buhari called for the regulation of social media years before the federal government suspended Twitter in Nigeria. On

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‘Be ready to build thousands of prisons’ — Ozekhome hits FG over prosecution of Twitter ban violators

  ‘Be ready to build thousands of prisons’ — Ozekhome hits FG over prosecution of Twitter ban violators

Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has condemned the decision of the federal government to prosecute persons who

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