An ex-presidential aspirant in Nigeria, Adamu Garba has sued Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey for $ 1 billion.
Adamu Garba instituted a $1 billion lawsuit against Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, at the Federal High Court in Abuja over its role in the #EndSARS protests which has led to violence across the country, resulting in the destruction of properties and loss of lives.
The motion on notice was brought pursuant to order II Rules 1, 2, 3 of the Fundamental Right [Enforcement Procedure] Rules, 2009 and Sections 34, 35 and 41, and 43 of the 1999 Constitution.
Jack had been accused of actively supporting the funding of the #EndSARS protests across the nation, as disclosed by Adamu Garba through a series of tweets on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Others joined in the suit include the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Attorney General of the Federation, the National Security Adviser, the Inspector General of Police, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, and the Nigeria Communications Commission.