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Nigerian govt changes the name of the Twitter handle

The federal government in Nigeria changed its Twitter username from AsoRock to NigeriaGov on Thursday.

In a tweet published this morning, the government said the change was to reflect the identities it represents and act on its behalf.

The tweet reads:


Twitter handle changed from @AsoRock to
, to more accurately reflect the fact that this handle represents, and exists on behalf of, the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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