On Friday, the Nigerian government announced they were suspending Twitter’s operations in their country after the totalitarian-like company suspended Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday for “abusive behavior.”
In his tweet that led to his account being suspended, Buhari sent out a tweet, warning ‘insurrectionists.’
“Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War,” Buhari tweeted.
“Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand,” he added.
In response to the banning of the president’s account, Nigeria announced that THEY would be banning Twitter indefinitely from operations in their country.
Punch Newspapers reported:
The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.
This was announced on Friday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Segun Adeyemi.
BREAKING: FG suspends Twitter operations in Nigeria – Punch Newspapers https://t.co/JTPTvz8XLA
— Punch Newspapers (@MobilePunch) June 4, 2021
Big Tech is quickly proving to be too powerful and too oppressive against citizens of the world. On Friday for example, Facebook announced that they would be suspending President Donald Trump from their platform for at least two years.
“Facebook said it is suspending Donald Trump’s accounts for two years, formalizing a longterm penalty for the former U.S. president after its independent Oversight Board said the company was wrong to keep the ban open-ended,” the Wall Street Journal reported.
“Facebook said it would revisit the suspension two years from the date of its initial move to suspend him on Jan. 7, the day after the riot at the U.S. Capitol,” the report added.
“Given the gravity of the circumstances that led to Mr. Trump’s suspension, we believe his actions constituted a severe violation of our rules which merit the highest penalty available under the new enforcement protocols,” the company wrote in a blog post on Friday.
Check out what Trending Politic’s Kyle Becker had to say:
The time frame puts the former president’s social media clout out of question for influencing the 2022 mid-term elections. It is obviously a politically motivated move that has nothing to do with ‘safety’ or any other arguably legitimate reason.
In the aftermath of the 2020 election, the Democratic Party’s Big Tech allies colluded to ban former President Donald Trump from social media platforms. The list of companies that worked to silence the president extends to the furthest reachest of the Internet.
Twitter. Facebook. Google. Youtube. Apple. Reddit. Shopify. Twitch. Instagram. Snapchat. Discord. TikTok. Pinterest. Twilio. Stripe. OKTA. Amazon.
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