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Nigerian Government rejects ‘massacre’ report as error-strewn

Nigeria Lekki toll gate

Abuja, NigeriaReuters Nigeria’s government on Tuesday rejected a judicial report that described the killing of peaceful protesters in Lagos in October, 2020, as a massacre, saying it was strewn with errors and its conclusions were not backed up by evidence. The leaked report into the incident seen by Reuters said the Nigerian Army fired live […]

Nigeria says it suspends Twitter days after President’s post removed

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari

Abuja, NigeriaReuters Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists. Information Minister Lai Mohammed said the government had acted because of “the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of […]