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House of Reps member, Fatahu Muhammad has defended the suspension of Twitter

A member of the House of Representatives representing Daura Federal Constituency of Katsina State, Fatahu Muhammad, has defended the suspension of Twitter from operating in Nigeria. Speaking during the investigative hearing organized by the House joint committees on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values alongside the National Security, Justice and Commerce, …

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We will suspend any social media platform that will be used to bring Nigeria down – Lai Mohammed warns

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has warned that any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended.  The Minister who appeared before house committees on communication, justice, information and culture, and national security and intelligence on Tuesday June 22, added that the ban of Twitter operations …

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Nigeria needs twitter- Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has finally reacted to the recent suspension of Twitter operations in the country., Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja today June 11 to mark the second anniversary of the 9th assembly, Lawan said Nigeria and Twitter need each other. He called for an amicable resolution …

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Experts Fault FG’s Move To Licence Social Media Giants

Experts in the telecommunications industry have expressed opposition to the move by the Federal Government to licence over-the-top and social media platforms in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had in a statement last Friday directed the National Broadcasting Commission to immediately commence the process of …

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