1. Biden Administration Condemns Nigeria's Twitter Ban After Trump Praises Country's Decision  Newsweek
  2. After Banning Twitter, Nigeria Government Opens Account On India's Koo  NDTV
  3. After surviving EndSARS protests, Nigerian activist fears Twitter ban is latest crackdown on youth  News24
  4. Buhari has 99 problems, but Twitter is not one of them  Al Jazeera English
  5. Social Media Firms Must Get Local Licence, Nigeria Demands Following Twitter Ban  Gadgets 360
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India's homegrown microblogging website Koo has got a new user who has stopped using Twitter - the Nigerian government.India's homegrown microblogging website Koo has got a new user who has stopped using Twitter - the Nigerian government.

After Banning Twitter, Nigeria Government Opens Account On India's Koo

DJ Switch's livestream of Nigerian security officers opening fire on protesters during the 2020 EndSARS protests changed the country's international image, and her own life.DJ Switch's livestream of Nigerian security officers opening fire on protesters during the 2020 EndSARS protests changed the country's international image, and her own life.

After surviving EndSARS protests, Nigerian activist fears Twitter ban is latest crackdown on youth | News24

Nigeria’s government last week said it had suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the platform removed a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari.Nigeria’s government last week said it had suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the platform removed a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigeria demands social media firms get local licence - The Standard

Banning Twitter will not solve the Nigerian government’s many problems.Banning Twitter will not solve the Nigerian government’s many problems.

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The federal government also said that other social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, must also be registered so that Nigeria could be able to generate revenue from their operations The federal government also said that other social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, must also be registered so that Nigeria could be able to generate revenue from their operations

Nigeria tightens the noose on Twitter, others - Daily Monitor

President Buhari reveals a thin skin and an authoritarian streak | Middle East & AfricaPresident Buhari reveals a thin skin and an authoritarian streak | Middle East & Africa

Nigeria’s Twitter ban prompts ridicule—and fear | The Economist

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The United States on Thursday condemned the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter and targeting individuals who use the social media site, including Nigerian broadcasters, and called for the African nation to reverse its decision.The United States on Thursday condemned the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter and targeting individuals who use the social media site, including Nigerian broadcasters, and called for the African nation to reverse its decision.

U.S. calls on Nigeria to end Twitter suspension | Reuters

It's been barely a week since Nigeria banned the US-based social media platform Twitter in the country. Now, the West African country's government has made its debut on Koo developed by a Bengaluru-based startup. Koo co-founder R Aprameya expressed happiness over the new development.It's been barely a week since Nigeria banned the US-based social media platform Twitter in the country. Now, the West African country's government has made its debut on Koo developed by a

Nigerian government makes debut on Indian social media app Koo after banning Twitter | Deccan Herald

As their music becomes increasingly celebrated, young people in Nigeria face a political crisis. Two artists are speaking out.As their music becomes increasingly celebrated, young people in Nigeria face a political crisis. Two artists are speaking out.

Nigeria Twitter Ban: How Nigerian Musicians Are Responding - Rolling Stone

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Nigerian government banned Twitter after it removed a contentious tweet that President Muhammadu Buhari made about a secessionist movement.Nigerian government banned Twitter after it removed a contentious tweet that President Muhammadu Buhari made about a secessionist movement.

Nigerian government joins Koo after Twitter gets indefinitely suspended in the country- Technology News, Firstpost

Twitter is not Nigeria’s problem and Buhari and his administration do not need the futile mission of waylaying citizens on social media.Twitter is not Nigeria’s problem and Buhari and his administration do not need the futile mission of waylaying citizens on social media.

What Twitter ban teaches the world about Nigeria, By Azu Ishiekwene

If Twitter wants the government of Nigeria to lift its ban against the site, it should register as a local entity and be licensed in the country, Information Minister Lai Mohammed has said amid a spat with the social media giant.If Twitter wants the government of Nigeria to lift its ban against the site, it should register as a local entity and be licensed in the country, Information Minister Lai Mohammed has said amid a spat with the social media giant.

Twitter must register company in Nigeria to resume operations – information minister — RT World News

The ICIR Nigeria, ICIR Nigeria News, Images, Posts, Texts, Videos and Claims. Check for latest news on ICIR Nigeria.ICIR Nigeria. ICIR Nigeria News, Images, Posts, Texts, Videos and Claims. Check for latest news on ICIR Nigeria.

PDP calls on US, UK, Canada to impose visa ban on Buhari, Malami, Mohammed | International Centre for Investigative Reporting

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Nigerian government has said that social networks should register in the African country as commercial enterprises to be able to continue...MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Nigerian government has said that social networks should register in the African country as commercial enterprises to be able to continue...

Nigerian Gov't Tells Social Networks to Register as Businesses - Reports - Sputnik International

In describing tech in Nigeria, Jake Brunch for Tech Crunch wrote: "Nigeria has become a magnet for venture capital, a hotbed for startup formation and a - BellaNaija Features. June 11, 2021In describing tech in Nigeria, Jake Brunch for Tech Crunch wrote: "Nigeria has become a magnet for venture capital, a hotbed for startup formation and a - BellaNaija Features. June 11, 2021

This is How the Twitter Suspension is Affecting Nigeria's Economy | BellaNaija

Nigerian govt bans Twitter, joins Indian microblogging app Koo. Here's how the Indian app has gained from the Twitter ban in Nigeria. Nigerian govt bans Twitter, joins Indian microblogging app Koo. Here's how the Indian app has gained from the Twitter ban in Nigeria.

How Nigerian Govt’s Twitter Ban Became a Boon for India’s Koo App

As part of its new move to regulate social media, the Federal Government has said Twitter, Facebook and other social media giants doing business in Nigeria must register in the country before being allowed to operate unhindered.As part of its new move to regulate social media, the Federal Government has said Twitter, Facebook and other social media giants doing business in Nigeria must register in the country before being allowed to operate unhindered.

Twitter, Facebook, others must register in Nigeria, says FG | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By Chiemelie Ezeobi Barely a week after banning Twitter, an American microblogging platform, the federal government has joined Koo, another platform built by India. As the spat with Twitter lingers…

Twitter Ban: FG Joins Indian Microblogging Platform, Koo | THISDAYLIVE

The Nigeria Government joined Koo days after banning Twitter amid the Jack Dorsey-led company's stand-off with India over the compliance of rules.The Nigeria Government joined Koo days after banning Twitter amid the Jack Dorsey-led company's stand-off with India over the compliance of rules.

Nigeria Government joins Koo days after banning Twitter; Indian app's co-founder reacts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and other members of the International Community to immediately impose a visa ban on President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his cabinet involved in stifling free speech in Nigeria. The PDP predicated its demand on the alleged violation of […]The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and other members of the International Community to immediately impose a visa ban on President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his cabinet involved in stifling free speech in Nigeria. The PDP predicated its demand on the alleged violation of […]

PDP asks US, UK to impose visa ban on Buhari, Malami, Lai Mohammed | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

How can Twitter consider its product to be a human right if it then goes ahead and denies its access to others?How can Twitter consider its product to be a human right if it then goes ahead and denies its access to others?

If Twitter Is A 'Human Right,' Why Does It Censor?

Koo on Thursday said the Government of Nigeria has set up an official account on the Indian microblogging platform, which is looking at making deeper inroads into the African nationKoo on Thursday said the Government of Nigeria has set up an official account on the Indian microblogging platform, which is looking at making deeper inroads into the African nation

Govt of Nigeria sets up official account on Koo amid standoff with Twitter

Nigerian startups can find other means for communication. But the Twitter ban speaks to a need for more focus on political risk.For the second time in six months, a major government announcement is causing startup founders and investors to ponder the effect of politics and sudden regulation on doing business in Nigeria.  In February, it was the Central Bank of Nigeria’s ban on cryptocurrency transactions. This time it is the ban on Twitter, a social media […] @TechCabal

Exposure to risk: What tech investors fear and find interesting about Nigeria’s Twitter ban | TechCabal

India News: NEW DELHI: Nearly a week after banning American microblogging site Twitter indefinitely, the Nigerian government embraced its Indian alternative Koo o.India News: NEW DELHI: Nearly a week after banning American microblogging site Twitter indefinitely, the Nigerian government embraced its Indian alternative Koo o.

Nigerian govt has a verified Koo account now | India News - Times of India

The company’s move to start an audio feature comes at a time when the social audio apps are gaining popularity. For instance, India is the largest Android market for Clubhouse with over 10 lakh users in the start of June 2021.The company’s move to start an audio feature comes at a time when the social audio apps are gaining popularity. For instance, India is the largest Android market for Clubhouse with over 10 lakh users in the start of June 2021.

EXCLUSIVE: Koo To Launch Twitter Spaces-like Audio Feature In A Month

The federal government yesterday listed the conditions that must be met before lifting the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria, saying the microblogging site must now be registered in the country.The federal government yesterday listed the conditions that must be met before lifting the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria, saying the microblogging site must now be registered in the country.

Suspension: Twitter Must Register In Nigeria – Federal Govt

The Nigerian government has opened an official account on Koo, an Indian microblogging platform.The move comes less than a week after the federal governmentThe Nigerian government has opened an official account on Koo, an Indian microblogging platform.The move comes less than a week after the federal government

FG opens Koo account -- days after suspending Twitter | TheCable

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Asirin Ministan Shugaba Buhari ya tonu wajen kokarin goge Twitter daga wayar salularsa ▷ Nigeria news | Legit.ng

Twitter must register as a business in Nigeria before its suspension is lifted.Twitter must register as a business in Nigeria before its suspension is lifted.

Lai Mohammed demands Twitter, others must register in Nigeria | Pulse Nigeria

#TwitterBan: US Government condemns ban, calls on FG to protect free speech SpotlightThe United States Government finally responded to the ban of twitter in Nigeria calling it an attack on free speech.

#TwitterBan: US Government condemns ban, calls on FG to protect free speech | Nairametrics

#TwitterBan: US Government condemns ban, calls on FG to protect free speech Spotlight#TwitterBan: US Government condemns ban, calls on FG to protect free speech Spotlight

#TwitterBan: US Government condemns ban, calls on FG to protect free speech | Nairametrics

The United States on Thursday condemned Nigeria’s move to suspend Twitter in the country after its president had a post removed by the platform.The United States on Thursday condemned Nigeria’s move to suspend Twitter in the country after its president had a post removed by the platform.

State Department urges Nigeria to reverse Twitter ban | TheHill

The United States on Thursday condemned Nigeria’s move to suspend Twitter in the country after its president had a post removed by the platform.The United States on Thursday condemned Nigeria’s move to suspend Twitter in the country after its president had a post removed by the platform.

State Department urges Nigeria to reverse Twitter ban | TheHill

The former president said on Tuesday that "more COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook" after Nigeria banned Twitter.The former president said on Tuesday that "more COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook" after Nigeria banned Twitter.

Trump said he might have banned Facebook as president but 'Zuckerberg kept calling' and telling him how great he was

FG says Twitter has reached out for negotiationsThe Federal Government has said that the management of the microblogging platform, Twitter, has reached out to the administration for

FG says Twitter has reached out for negotiations | Nairametrics

FG says Twitter has reached out for negotiationsFG says Twitter has reached out for negotiations

FG says Twitter has reached out for negotiations | Nairametrics

As in other economies worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the Nigerian economy. In 2020, Nigeria slipped into its second recession in five years, with a GDP contraction of 3.6% in the third quarter of 2020.As in other economies worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the Nigerian economy. In 2020, Nigeria slipped into its second recession in five years, with a GDP contraction of 3.6% in the third quarter of 2020.

NESG Urges FG to Reconsider Decision to Suspend Twitter, Highlights the Value of the Digital Economy

#Twitterban: Nigerian leaders do not believe in Nigeria - Punch Newspapers

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United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has lashed out at the Federal Government and President Muhammadu BuhariUnited States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has lashed out at the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari

BREAKING: Blinken blasts Buhari, FG over Twitter ban | The Nation

Nigerian government on Wednesday said all social media companies must be licensed before they operate in the West African country. Nigeria’s information and culture minister Lai Mohammed told a news conference that he has directed the regulatory agency National Communications Commission (NCC) to commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations. Mohammed […]Nigerian government on Wednesday said all social media companies must be licensed before they operate in the West African country. Nigeria’s information and culture minister Lai Mohammed told a news conference that he has directed the regulatory agency National Communications Commission (NCC) to commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations. Mohammed […]

Nigeria says Twitter, Facebook, others must be licensed before operation | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Abuja [Nigeria], June 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The Nigerian government on Wednesday said Twitter has made an approach for dialogue in a bid to resolve the issues leading to the suspension of its activities in the West African country.Abuja [Nigeria], June 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The Nigerian government on Wednesday said Twitter has made an approach for dialogue in a bid to resolve the issues leading to the suspension of its activities in the West African country.

Nigeria says Twitter seeking dialogue over ban

  The Federal Government has said all social media platforms – Twitter, Facebook, and others must register in the country. This according to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed is part of the move to regulate the social media platforms. Mr Mohammed said this on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing journalists after the … Continue reading All Social Media Platforms, Others Must Be Registered In Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

All Social Media Platforms, Others Must Be Registered In Nigeria – Lai Mohammed – Channels Television

The United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrestThe United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest

Respect your citizens’ right, reverse Twitter suspension, US tells FG

The economics of it all, will a ban on Twitter and other social media applications have an economic effect on Nigeria? Will it affect commerceTwitter is offline to Nigerian residents following an order by the Minister of Communication, Lai Muhammed, and a follow-up legal

The economic burden of the Twitter ban on Nigeria | Nairametrics

The economics of it all, will a ban on Twitter and other social media applications have an economic effect on Nigeria? Will it affect commerceThe economics of it all, will a ban on Twitter and other social media applications have an economic effect on Nigeria? Will it affect commerce

The economic burden of the Twitter ban on Nigeria | Nairametrics

The Nigerian government blocked access to Twitter on 5 June, after the company had deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening to punish regional secessionists in the countryThe Nigerian government blocked access to Twitter on 5 June, after the company had deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening to punish regional secessionists in the country

Nigerian government joins Koo after Twitter ban

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and other membersThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and other members

Twitter ban: PDP seeks visa ban on Buhari, Malami, others | The Nation