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Nationwide protests were called over bad governance, insecurity and recent Twitter ban, among other issues.
The U.S. condemned the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter.
President Muhammadu Buhari told young Nigerians on Thursday that they must "behave" in order to attract jobs and investment.
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.
Abuja directs radio, TV stations not to use Twitter to gather information and tells them to de-activate their accounts.
Suspension comes two days after the social media giant deleted a tweet from President Buhari’s account for violating its rules.
Chief legal officer orders prosecution of anyone who refuses to follow the government’s block on social network.
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.
Announcement comes two days after social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari’s account.
The social media company says the post violated its abusive behaviour policy, leading to a 12-hour suspension of his account.