TWITTER SUSPENSION: A BRAZEN ATTACK ON THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN A DEMOCRATIC STATE

BY MATTHEW ISRAEL, ESQ. INTRODUCTION On 4th June 2021, the Federal Government of Nigeria put an indefinite ban on the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter in Nigeria. The suspension came two days after the popular media site deleted a tweet by the President of Nigeria that threatened to punish regional Secessionists. […]