The Nigerian government on Friday suspended the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter operations in the country indefinitely.
Nigeria’s information and culture minister Lai Mohammed announced the Twitter ban in a statement by his media aide Segun Adeyemi.
Strangely, the statement announcing Twitter’s ban was announced on Twitter via Nigeria’s ministry of information and culture Twitter handle.
The face-off between the Nigerian government and Twitter began in October 2020 after the co-founder of the platform Jack Dorsey supported the #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
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