FG Suspends Twitter

The Federal Government of Nigeria Twitter on indefinite suspension in Nigeria.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the announcement in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

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He cited the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence as reason for the action.

Twitter had recently deleted a post by President Buhari. And this did not go down well with the Federal Government.

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

 

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