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President Buhari Orders lift of Twitter Ban in Nigeria, Gives condition

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he had directed the lifting of the suspension on Twitter if the organisation meets the conditions of the federal government. Buhari disclosed this in his nationwide broadcast to mark the nation’s October 1 Independence Anniversary on Friday. He lamented that recent events have shown that the social media platform is not just an innocuous platform for information dissemination but for other nefarious activities.Rather, he noted that some users have misused the platform to organise, coordinate, and execute criminal activities, propagate fake news, andpromote ethnic and religious sentiments. To address these negative trends, President Buhari
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Twitter ban to be lifted in ‘a few more days’ – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the ban on tech giant, Twitter’s services in Nigeria will soon be lifted Mohammed made the disclosure on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents in Abuja, saying in “a few more days” Twitter’s services will be restored following the immense progress made in the ongoing dialogue with executives of the US-based firm. He said; “I think even Twitter itself two days ago gave what I will call a progress report on our talk with them. I think if I want to quote them right, it has been productive and quite respectful. “And as
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100 days after Twitter ban: Again FG says end of suspension near

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that it was ‘very close’ to resolving the issues it had with Twitter that led to government to place a ban on the microblogger. Recall that it was about 100 days since the federal government placed a ban on Twitter for deleting President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet on the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. As the action of the government attracted condemnation from different segments of the country, the Federal Government on August 11, had assured that the Twitter ban in Nigeria will be lifted soon. The Minister of Information and Culture,
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