Court throws out Adamu Garba’s suit challenging Twitter operations in Nigeria

Court throws out Adamu Garba’s suit challenging Twitter operations in Nigeria

The Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja, has dismissed a lawsuit by former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, difficult the operations of Twitter in Nigeria.

Based on the Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Mission, SERAP, Justice Abubakar gave the ruling on Wednesday.

Garba, had in 2020 requested the courtroom to ban Twitter from working in any a part of Nigeria.

He accused the worldwide tech agency of “sponsoring” the #EndSARS protests within the nation.

Protests broke out in Nigeria in October 2020 as residents took to the streets to demand an finish to the actions of the infamous Particular Anti-Theft Squad of the Nigeria Police.


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The APC Chieftain requested the courtroom to offer “an order directing the respondent to cease the operation of Twitter in any a part of the territory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“An order directing the respondents to collectively pay the applicant the sum of $1billion as damages.”

In a tweet on Wednesday, SERAP wote; “BREAKING: Following utility by SERAP, Justice Abubakar of the Federal Excessive Courtroom (Courtroom 5), Abuja at this time struck out the go well with by Mr Adamu Garba, APC member, searching for to cease Twitter from working inside the Nigerian our on-line world.

“Mr Adamu filed the go well with in 2020.”

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