JUST IN: Twitter Ban CNN, NYT, WaPo Journalists Accounts

Twitter suspended the accounts of several high-profile journalists from major news organizations like CNN, New York Times etc, without explanation Thursday night, in what appeared to be a major attempt by new owner Elon Musk to exercise his unilateral power over the platform. The accounts of CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan, The New York Times’ Ryan Mac, […]

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Police Released Final-Year Student Aminu Mohammed Arrested over a tweet that appeared to mock Mrs. Aisha Buhari

A final-year student of Federal University, Dutse, Aminu Muhammad that was arrested by the police on November 18 over a tweet that appeared to mock Mrs. Aisha Buhari has been released from Prison custody. His arrest elicited mixed reactions with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) apologising to Mrs. Buhari over the tweet. The […]

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JUST IN: Nigeria Government Left Twitter Ban After 7 Months

The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted the ban on microblogging site, Twitter, seven months after it suspended the social media platform in Nigeria. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi. The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) […]

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Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Resigns From Twitter

Jack Dorsey, the cofounder and public face of Twitter, has step down from his role as CEO, effective immediately, the company announced. According to Africhome sources Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s chief technology officer, will take over as CEO. Read Jack Dorsey official resignation letter to Twitter below. Hello team.. After almost 16 years of having a […]

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U.S. Government Codemes Twitter Ban In Nigeria

The United States of America Government through the U.S. mission in Nigeria has condemned the ban of twitter by Nigeria Government on Friday, saying it’s a violation of Nigeria citizens rights to free speech. The full statements which reads below… Nigeria‘s constitution provides for freedom of expression. The Government’s recent #Twitterban undermines Nigerians’ ability to […]

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Twitter Unveils First Paid Subscription Service

Twitter announced on Thursday the launch of its first subscription service, dubbed Twitter Blue, designed for users willing to pay a monthly fee for exclusive features. The company said Twitter Blue will be available to users in Canada and Australia respectively for $3.49 and $4.49 in local currencies per month. The company did not disclose […]

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Twitter Delects President Buhari Genocidal Tweet Against Biafrans

Social Media giant’s Twitter has deleted Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet threatening genocide against the people of Biafra. The social media giant deleted Mr Buhari’s tweet following outcry from its users across the Platform. The Nigerian leader may also be locked out of his account for 24 hours or face a temporary suspension for the […]

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Twitter Shuns Nigeria, Choose Ghana As First Africa Operational Headquarters

The social media giant’s Twitter, has opened its first Operation Headquarters in sub sahara Africa, in Ghana, shunning Nigeria, despite over 2.5 million users – which is about third largest in the continent after Egypt and South Africa. The Twitter Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Jack Dorsey, confirmed this on Monday, saying, “Twitter is now […]

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Twitter Locks Donald Trump Account For 12 Hours, Threatens To Ban him Permanently

As a result of the unprecedented and ongoing violent situation in Washington, D.C., we have required the removal of three @realDonaldTrump Tweets that were posted earlier today for repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy. This means that the account of @realDonaldTrump will be locked for 12 hours following the removal of these […]

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America Congress Summons Owners Of Twitter and Facebook Because Of Censorship

Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee called for an emergency hearing before the Nov. 3 election to hold Twitter and Facebook accountable for “election interference House Republicans blasted the social media censorship of a New York Post article damaging to Joe Biden and renewed calls for a clampdown on Big Tech House Republicans […]

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