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Nigeria’s Government Suspends Twitter Indefinitely

By Glam & Essence

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,has announced the decision of the Federal Government to suspend indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.The announcement was made in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.
The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.
The release was made public by Mr Segun Adeyemi,
Special Assistant To The President (Media).

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