Nigeria Govt suspend the operation of twitter in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended the operations of micro-blogging platform, Twitter in Nigeria. 

This was announced on Friday, by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed via Twitter the same Twitter.

The announcement reads, "The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria". 

Mohammed also cited 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 l Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.

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