Information Minister Lai Mohamed said that the ban on Twitter in Nigeria would be lifted soon.
Nigeria government will soon lift the ban on Twitter
The Nigerian government is going to remove the ban on Twitter soon. Giving information about this on Wednesday, the Nigerian government said that talks were held with the social media company to end the dispute, after which the ban on Twitter will be lifted soon.
Nigeria banned the use of Twitter in the country in June. Nigeria says that this platform is being used to humiliate the corporates of the country. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had said that the federal government has suspended Twitter indefinitely.
Information Minister Lai Mohamed said that the ban on Twitter in Nigeria would be lifted soon. “We have agreed in some cases and hopefully in the next few weeks we will reach the results,” he said. On the other hand, Twitter said on Wednesday that it has met the Nigerian government.
Twitter deleted the official account of President Muhammadu Buhari
In fact, Twitter had deleted the official account of the President of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari. The social media platform said that the President has broken the rules. At the same time, when the Special Assistant to the Ministry, Segun Adeyemi, was asked about the reason behind this decision, he said, ‘I cannot answer technically. The facility of Twitter has been suspended indefinitely.
President did controversial tweet
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari tweeted about the ‘civil war’. After this Twitter had closed Buhari’s account. Buhari, a former military general, had mentioned the violence in the southeast in the statement. Here the officials accused the separatists of attacking the police and election officials. About 50 years ago, more than one million people were killed in the civil war that lasted for 30 months.
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