Twitter helps celebrate Nigeria's birthday.

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On 1 October Nigeria celebrated its 58th birthday and independence from Britain in 1960. To mark the occasion, global social media giant Twitter introduced a series of hashtags including #NigeriaAt58 and #NigerianIndependenceDay. Nigerian tweeters were delighted to discover that a small emoji of Nigeria would pop up when using the hashtag.

In a broadcast on state television, President Buhari said: "Fellow Nigerians, as we celebrate the 58th anniversary of our independence, we know we are...

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