As the concerns for whether Twitter would succumb to the Nigerian government’s conditions is finally laid to rest, it calls to mind the issue of privacy and free speech on the social media platform and questions if more censorships will surface later
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The Nigerian president has once again raised Nigerians’ hopes about the indefinite #TwitterBan. As it were, it continues until the social media company agrees to the government’s terms. What is the implication for the populace?
Nigeria’s #TwitterBan reversal? Absa’s WhatsApp banking, Instagram’s anti-abuse tools, Google Search Trends
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses Nigeria’s #TwitterBan reversal, @AbsaKenya’s WhatsApp banking, @Instagram’s anti-abuse tools, and @Google Search Trends
More than two months after access to the micro blogging platform, Twitter was indefinitely suspended by the Nigerian government, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed that the ban might soon be lifted.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses MaxAB Series A funding, @LiquidInTech partnership with @Facebook, and the likely economic effect of Nigeria’s #TwitterBan.
Two weeks later than expected, the committee set up by Nigeria’s House of Representatives to investigate the #TwitterBan has finally submitted its recommendations. Several publications report that the House neglected to lift the ban. But, this may not be true.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses possible negotiations over #TwitterBan, @apolloagri $1m raise, and @nithiocredit $4.5m funding.
Another installation in the sequence of events following the #TwitterBan sees the West African regional court, ECOWAS restrain the Nigerian government from imposing further sanctions on the social media platform.
The Nigerian government has approved a team of Ministers to oversee its negotiation with @Twitter over its ban. This comes two weeks after the platform indicated its willingness to negotiate.
on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses #TechpointDigest 100th edition; more on #TwitterBan in Nigeria; and iOS, Android’s new features.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses UberX Hourly launch in Nigeria, @MoneyHashHQ pre-seed raise, and latest developments on the #TwitterBan in Nigeria.
In what appears to be another attempt by Nigeria’s broadcast regulator to stifle journalism, NBC has directed all broadcast stations to deactivate their Twitter handles and stop using User Generated Content (UGC).
Although this is not the first time the Nigerian government is attempting Internet censorship, it has taken a most curious route. We look at the legal issues surrounding the Nigerian #TwitterBan
On Friday, June 4, #VPN made it to the Twitter trend table after the government banned Twitter’s operations in Nigeria. Although VPNs can bypass the #TwitterBan, are they safe and private? Are free VPNs really free?
IMEI, #Twitterban, and now an Internet firewall. Nigeria’s clampdown on its cyberspace is taking the same form as China’s. How extreme will it get? Let dive deep
New reports suggest that Nigeria is working with China to build an Internet firewall. If built, it would give the government full control over what Nigerians can access on the Internet… even VPNs
Today on Techpoint Digest, I’m discussing WiiCreate’s backstory as told by Oreoluwa Shonibare and Morocco’s digital nation ambitions
Hello there. Today, I’m discussing: Nigeria's Twitter ban as a model for future shutdowns Lipa Later's $12 million raise Fintech Farm's $7.4m funding #TwitterBan Update: A model for future shutdowns? It's no news that the Nigerian federal government has lifted the...
Today on Techpoint Digest, I’m discussing Nigeria’s Twitter ban, what YC’s new deal means, SeamlessHR’s $10m funding.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses Nigeria’s Startup Bill, Nigeria-Twitter negotiations, Zamfara’s telco blackout, @EkoNetwork’s new faces.