Friday, June 04, 2021

Breaking: FG suspends Twitter's operations in Nigeria

Federal Government has taken to Twitter to announce the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria.

According to statement from Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announcing the suspension he wrote;

''The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence.

The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.''

The tweets of the suspension is coming after Twitter delete President Buhari Speech on civil war on it's official Twitter handle.

Major Politicians, Adamu Garba once say Twitter has no right to infuse on Nigeria Political System and he added that Twitter operations in Nigeria must be shut down.

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