On the evening of June 3, the Nigerian government slapped a ban on Twitter — a move that raises concerns over authoritarianism as well as whether this signals the start of a more restrictive business environment in Nigeria.

Officially, Nigeria’s ministry of information & culture has claimed its action is a response to "persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence"...

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