Nigeria lifts Twitter ban, says the company has agreed to government demands

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Nigeria has lifted its ban on Twitter, first instated on June 5, 2021. The Nigerian government says Twitter has agreed to meet all of its demands, according to a report from CNN. These include Twitter opening a local office in Nigeria, addressing concerns over its tax payments, and “managing prohibited publication in line with Nigerian law.”

This last condition is particularly important, as the original ban was condemned by many international agencies as an act of censorship.

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