FCT, Abuja – Following the indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigerian, the federal government has explained good 3 reasons why Twitter Was banned Indefinitely.
TrueTalkNews Understands that On Friday, the operations of the microblogging site, Twitter were put on hold.
— Fed Min of Info & Cu (@FMICNigeria) June 4, 2021
The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement on Friday, June 4, in Abuja suggested that:
1. Twitter was suspended in the interest of Nigeria
2. The government accused the social media site of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.
3. The minister also suggested that the suspension was part of the regulation of all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
The suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigerian comes shortly after the federal government criticised the social media giant for deleting a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari that warned of strong actions against secessionists.