Lai Mohammad lists the many sins of Twitter

Estimated Reading Time: 2The Federal Government has listed the failure of Twitter to take down offensive tweets of separatists leader Nnamdi Kanu, amongst other “sins”, as the motivation behind shutting down access to the popular microblogging site in Nigeria. Speaking on state-owned broadcaster, NTA, on Friday, the Minister of Information[Read More…]

Prosecution of twitter users “will serve as a deterrence to others,” AGF Malami insists

Estimated Reading Time: 1Attorney General of the Federation, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has stayed true to reiterated his threat of prosecuting Nigerians who have continued to use Twitter despite a federal government’s suspension of the micro-blogging platform.  He claims that punishing users will deter other violators from using[Read More…]

Nigerian Govt say, Attorney General will decide prosecution of Pastor Enoch Adeboye and Pastor Kumuyi for defying #Twitterban

Estimated Reading Time: 1Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, will decide whether or not to prosecute the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye; the Founder and General Superintendent of Deeper[Read More…]

Envoys of the US, UK and the European Union insists Nigerian govt violate fundamental human right of freedom of expression with #TwitterBan

Estimated Reading Time: 1The envoys of the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union in Nigeria among others, have insisted that the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter, is a violation of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression. The envoys who met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs,[Read More…]

While News Agency of Nigeria defy twitter ban, Channels Television suspend tweeting to their millions of followers

Estimated Reading Time: 2Undeterred by the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria, Nigerian News Agencies – the primary news content provider for Nigeria’s newspapers, electronic media and bloggers have continued sharing their news and commentaries on the micro-blogging site, Twitter. But, Channels Television – a Nigerian independent 24-hour[Read More…]