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DW Freedom of Speech Award winner Tobore Ovuorie has risked her life as an investigative journalist. She talks about the long-term consequences of her exposing human trafficking, freedom of speech and her future plans.
Government crackdowns on increasingly violent protests and a blanket Twitter ban suggest weakness at the top, while citizens face rising terrorism and kidnappings. Conflict Zone meets Abuja's ambassador to Germany.
Nigeria's information minister said the platform was being used to "undermine" Nigeria, though gave no examples. The US media giant recently deleted a tweet from Nigeria's president for being "abusive" toward minorities.
Nigeria's Twitter suspension has cut off an estimated 40 million users. The ban, while celebrated by some, has caused a global outcry over freedom of expression and put a spotlight on the nation's north-south divide.
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