Tag: Twitter

TWITTER BAN: FG Threatens Jack Dorsey with Court Case

TWITTER BAN: FG Threatens Jack Dorsey with Court Case

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that Twitter as a company and its founder, Jack Dorsey, are questionable and could face a legal battle for the crisis that ensued during the 2020 #EndSARS protest in Nigeria. This was announced by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday when he featured on “Politics … Continue reading TWITTER BAN: FG Threatens Jack Dorsey with Court Case

Twitter, Facebook,other Shuns FG, As Nigerians Incur Losses

Twitter, Facebook,other Shuns FG, As Nigerians Incur Losses

 As the suspension of Twitter gets into the second week, the Federal Government is yet to release conditions for the reversal of the indefinite suspension despite claiming to be in talks with the social media company.While the Federal Government plans to enforce the licensing of over-the-top (OTT) players, it appears such a move is not … Continue reading Twitter, Facebook,other Shuns FG, As Nigerians Incur Losses

Nigerians will be the leading users of Bitcoin, Twitter CEO

Twitter’s Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Jack Dorsey, has said that he is extremely confident about the future of Bitcoin in Nigeria.He said that Nigeria will lead the charge for the largest cryptocurrency by market value, Bitcoin, despite the ban by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on financial institutions participating in its trade. The statement from … Continue reading Nigerians will be the leading users of Bitcoin, Twitter CEO

Twitter, Big Techs Cheating Nigeria Out of Taxes – Lai Mohammed

Twitter, Big Techs Cheating Nigeria Out of Taxes – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that Twitter and other social media service providers, also known as over-the-top (OTT) media service providers, had been cheating Nigeria of due taxes. The Minister disclosed this while speaking to State House Correspondents after the week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, held at the … Continue reading Twitter, Big Techs Cheating Nigeria Out of Taxes – Lai Mohammed

PDP Reps stage walk out during plenary over Twitter ban controversy

PDP Reps stage walk out during plenary over Twitter ban controversy

There was a heated rowdy session in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, after the Speaker, Gbajabiamila, ruled PDP caucus leader, Kingsley Chinda, out of order.Mr Chinda had prayed that the Twitter ban imposed by the federal government be suspended in the interim.However, following opposition to the motion, lawmakers and some members of the PDP … Continue reading PDP Reps stage walk out during plenary over Twitter ban controversy

Twitter Ban: Uk,Canada Carpets FG

Following the announcement by the federal government to ban Twitter operation in Nigeria, the Canadian and the British missions in Nigeria expressed their concern over the government’s infringement on freedom of speech. The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Gill Atkinson, said Nigerian citizens have the right to freedom of speech and the federal government … Continue reading Twitter Ban: Uk,Canada Carpets FG

NBA Reacts To FG’S Ban On Twitter

NBA Reacts To FG’S Ban On Twitter

The Nigerian Bar Association Assoc has noted with great concern the extraordinary decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria to suspend the operations of Twitter in Nigeria and, by necessary implication, the right of Nigerians to freely express their constitutionally guaranteed opinions through that medium.The Federal Government also directed the Nigerian Communications Commission to immediately … Continue reading NBA Reacts To FG’S Ban On Twitter