Here (, in my first podcast for the Global Current earlier in April this year, alongside Daniela Maquera Sardón, I made a prediction that following Australia’s New Social Media Law, other countries of the world will adopt similar templates to try to regulate #bigtech, and rightly so.

It’s interesting that beyond what I had imagined, the Nigerian government will be a leading front in efforts to curb Big Tech’s influence. Just last week, the Nigerian government banned Twitter in the country following #Twitter’s removal of the President’s controversial tweet. The government has stated that the temporary ban will be lifted…

Chimdi Chukwukere

MA Candidate, Diplomacy & International Relations with Specializations in Foreign Policy Analysis, National Security and International economics and development

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