A 22-year-old Brit was arrested after a computer attack launched in July 2020 against the Twitter accounts of former US President Barack Obama, current President Joe Biden and businessmen Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos . According to Guardian, the arrest of Joseph James O’Connor took place in Spain […]

The government had on June 4, 2021, announced the suspension of Twitter two days after the platform deleted a tweet by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), which many users found offensive. Three weeks after the suspension, on June 22, the President set up a committee consisting of five […]

Reactions and jubilations have arisen from the fans of the reality star, Nengi Rebecca Hampson after she got verified on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter. Recall that Nengi’s blue tick some months back was taken off which gave rise to reactions and controversies between Nengi’s fans (Ninjas) and Erica’s fans (Elites). […]

Members of the House of Representatives have rejected through a vote the decision to lift Twitter suspension in Nigeria. The rejection came on Thursday while the House was considering the report of its Committee on the issue, according to a report by DailyPost. Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria […]

Twitter isn’t the biggest social network out there: Both Facebook and Instagram are significantly bigger, and Snapchat also has surpassed Twitter’s daily user base. But two of Twitter’s top execs focused on the entertainment industry, Sarah Rosen and Lara Cohen, say they’re looking to deliver on quality of engagement for […]

The decision to suspend activities of Twitter in Nigeria was tough, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has admitted. He spoke on Thursday at the meeting of Information Managers of APC Government in Lagos on Thursday. He said the decision to suspend Twitter was tough because most Nigerian […]

Hon Fatahu Muhammad, a member of the House of Representatives representing Daura Federal Constituency of Katsina State, has applauded the government for suspending Twitter operations in the country. Speaking during the investigative hearing organized by the House joint committees on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values alongside the National Security, […]

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja has stopped the Federal government from prosecuting Nigerians who use the microblogging platform, Twitter after it was suspended. In a landmark ruling today , the court “restrained the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and its agents from unlawfully imposing sanctions or doing anything […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to talk with Twitter. This comes following the government’s decision to ban Twitter operations in Nigeria. Consequently, Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter. The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister […]

According to The PUNCH, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Muhammed from using their patently unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations not […]