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FG Lifts Ban On Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has lifted the suspension on microblogging site, Twitter, seven months after it suspended the social media platform in Nigeria. 

This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi.

The statement reads; “The Federal Government of Nigeria FGN directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria effective from 12am tonight, 13th January 2022. The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim,”.

“In the Memo, the Minister updates and requests the President’s approval for the lifting based on the Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement’s recommendation.”

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