The Foreign Desk

Explainer 269: Nigeria’s Twitter ban

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9 June 2021

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Nigeria has banned Twitter after the social-media firm removed an inflammatory tweet by President Buhari. This is not the only issue the Nigerian government has with the platform but, as Andrew Mueller explains, the move is unlikely to work out as desired.

9 June 2021

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