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Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the ban on Twitter, the micro-social media platform be lifted effective Thursday January 13th. The decision is coming seven months after the ban was imposed in June last year. Kashifu Abdullahi, director-general of the National Information Technical Development Agency, NITDA announced the decision of the government of Nigeria. According

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture

FG’s Suspension of Twitter Elicits Reactions

The federal government has come under attack following its decision to suspend twitter, the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture had announced the decision Friday citing an untoward attitude on the part of the technology company. The minister claimed that the social media network could be used

Google Launches Twitter Takeover Bid

There are reports that Google may launch a takeover bid for Twitter, the micro-blogging site whose share value is now put at $1bn. Google was identified as one of the two companies, believed to have contacted Twitter with “serious” interest. The micro-blogging site has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs as an adviser to spurn the advances.

ISIS Threatens Twitter Over Blocked Accounts

Members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS, have threatened to kill Twitter employees and co-founder Jack Dorsey over the social network’s practice of blocking accounts associated with the group. In an Arabic post uploaded to the image-sharing site JustPaste.it, the group told Twitter “your virtual war on us will cause a real

Pro-ISIS Group Hacks US Military’s Twitter, YouTube Accounts

The United States Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked by a pro-ISIS group on Monday. The accounts have been temporarily suspended, and investigations are currently ongoing, according to a statement released by the U.S. Central Command. The pro-ISIS group first posted a warning to the US military on its twitter account, saying, “AMERICAN

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