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Nationwide protests were called over bad governance, insecurity and recent Twitter ban, among other issues.

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Friday, 11 June 2021 23:10

U.S. condemns ongoing Nigeria's Twitter ban

The U.S. condemned the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter.

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President Muhammadu Buhari told young Nigerians on Thursday that they must "behave" in order to attract jobs and investment.

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Social media firms wanting to operate in Nigeria must register a local entity and be licensed, the country’s information minister said on Wednesday, the government’s latest move since it banned Twitter last week.

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Abuja directs radio, TV stations not to use Twitter to gather information and tells them to de-activate their accounts.

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Suspension comes two days after the social media giant deleted a tweet from President Buhari’s account for violating its rules.

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Chief legal officer orders prosecution of anyone who refuses to follow the government’s block on social network.

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Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists.

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Announcement comes two days after social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari’s account.

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The social media company says the post violated its abusive behaviour policy, leading to a 12-hour suspension of his account.

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