Muhammadu Buhari

‘A gross violation of the people’s rights’ – Paradigm Initiative hits out at Nigerian authorities

Online rights groups vows to monitor ongoing cases against the government and telecommunication stakeholders.
Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2022

Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria

Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.

Nigeria positions Startup Bill to deepen digital economy

Legislation designed by collaboration between public sector and leading tech firms and investors is headed to the National Assembly.
Aug 6, 2021

Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government

Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government.
Jun 29, 2021

Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension

Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Jun 23, 2021

MTN to invest US$1.5-billion in Nigeria’s broadband plans

Company reiterates support for West African country’s plans to secure 90% broadband population coverage by 2025.

Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended

Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.

Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure

Latest development meant to curb vandalism as market progresses on reducing Right of Way costs.
Jan 30, 2020

MTN announces US$1.6-bn investment in Nigeria

Company announces capital investment in network, operations over the next three years.
Aug 22, 2019

Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication

Replaces Adebayo Shittu who was dropped following president Muhammadu Buhari's reelection.