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Nigerian president lifts ban on Twitter with conditions

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he had directed that the ban of Twitter’s operations in the country be lifted, but only if the California-based microblogging giant meets certain conditions given by the government. In an Independence Day broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary, …

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Nigeria’s apex bank delays launch of e-Naira

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigeria’s apex bank has said it is postponing the proposed launch of the country’s digital currency, e-Naira, to an unspecified date. In a statement late Thursday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the delay was due to other activities lined up to commemorate the …

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IOM to launch project to assist victims of trafficking in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is set to launch a new project in Nigeria to protect victims of trafficking as well as smuggled migrants while they are in transit. The project, scheduled to be launched in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Tuesday, seeks to provide assistance …

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M-KOPA expands into Nigeria

Nairobi-based lender M-KOPA is expanding into the Nigerian market, and have hired an ex-Andela executive for the job | DAVID THOMAS | Kenya’s M-KOPA, which offers underbanked customers finance to acquire solar lighting, smartphones, TVs and domestic appliances, is expanding into Nigeria after a successful pilot project. M-KOPA, which means …

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Gunmen kill at least 88 in attacks in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | XINHUA | At least 88 people were killed and scores of others wounded following attacks by bandits in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Kebbi, local police confirmed on Saturday. The bandits unleashed terror on eight different communities in the Danko-Wasagu local government area of the state on Thursday, Nafi’u …

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Nigeria suspends Twitter’s operations indefinitely

The social media company says the post violated its abusive behaviour policy, leading to a 12-hour suspension of his account Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian government on Friday suspended the operations of Twitter, two days after it accused the U.S. social networking company of double standards and supporting the secessionists …

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