The New Paper

June 7, 2021

Nigeria blocks Twitter

The Nigerian government indefinitely suspended Twitter on Friday. While the announcement cited “persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence,” it followed Twitter’s decision to delete certain tweets from President Muhammadu Buhari.
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