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Elon Musk makes huge $43 billion offer to take over Twitter

The Chief Executive Officer of Tesla, Elon Musk, has offered to buy micro-blogging and social media platform, Twitter, for $43 billion. Musk announced the offer in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. The billionaire will offer 54.20 per share in cash, representing a 54% premium over the January 28 closing […]

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ECOWAS Court Adjourns Ruling On Twitter Ban Suit Against FG To February 16

Following an application by the Nigerian government, the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja has adjourned judgment for a suit instituted by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on the Twitter ban to February 16, 2022. The suit was earlier fixed for Monday January 31, 2022 but had now been rescheduled for a later […]

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Nigeria Lost over N10tn to Twitter Ban, LCCI Claims

Nigerian businesses lost N10.72 trillion ($26.1billion) within 222 days President Muhammadu Buhari shut down Twitter operations across Nigeria, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has estimated. This was contained in a statement by the Director-General of LCCI, Chinyere Almona Friday. In business terms, according to Almona, the cost of the seven-month shutdown of […]

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Twitter Ban: ECOWAS Court adjourns till January 2022 for ruling

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States has adjourned, for ruling, the case brought against the Federal Republic of Nigeria over the ban of Twitter in Nigeria till January 2022. The cases marked as ECW/CCJ/APP/23/21, ECW/CCJ/APP/29/21, ECW/CCJ/APP/24/21, and ECW/CCJ/APP/26/21 were previously consolidated in July. This was done to enable all parties […]

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NBA Sues Buhari, NCC, Others Over #Twitter Ban

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) over the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. “The actions and directives of the respondents gravely infringed the fundamental rights of the applicant (NBA),” the association argued in the suit filed at the Federal High Court in Lagos. No law […]

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