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Nigeria blocks Twitter

by Staff reporter
06 Jun 2021 at 09:55hrs | Views
Telecoms operators in Nigeria restricted Twitter yesterday, a day after the government announced its indefinite suspension for activities "capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence".

International human rights groups have already condemned the move.

The suspension in Africa's most populous country came two days after the social media giant deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari's account for violating its rules.

"The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria," ministry of information and culture spokesman Segun Adeyemi said in a statement on Friday.

Source - Eyewitness News

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