FG Suspends Twitter Operation In Nigeria

Following the deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s genocidal tweet, the Federal Ministry of Information and Communication has disclosed that the use of Twitter social media application is suspended in Nigeria.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Segun Adeyemi the special assistant to the office of the minister of Information and Communication.

The statement disclosed that the Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed announced the suspension in Abuja on Friday, adding that the persistent use of the platform can undermine Nigeria’s corporate existence.

The statement also disclosed that the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, (NBC) has been direcyed to commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operation in Nigeria.

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