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FG suspends Twitter’s operations in Nigeria



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, introduced the suspension in a press release in Abuja on Friday.

The minister cited the persistent use of the platform for actions able to undermining Nigeria’s company existence.

He stated the Federal Government has additionally directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to right away begin the method of licensing all OTT and social media operations in the nation.


The assertion was launched by Mr. Segun Adeyemi,Special Assistant to the President Media workplace of the minister