HOW TWITTER ROLLED OVER TO GET UNBLOCKED IN NIGERIA
Twitter's negotiated return to Nigeria has been in the works for months, a source in the Nigerian government told Rest of World. The social media company agreed to a list of demands from the government. Twitter will open an office in the capital Abuja, register as a broadcaster, pay taxes, and commit to being sensitive to national security and cohesion. The Nigerian government ordered telecomms companies to block Twitter in June 2021, after the platform removed a tweet by the president, Muhammadu Buhari.
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