Nigeria lifts ban from Twitter after 7 months

Digital Desk, Abuja. The micro-blogging platform has agreed to arrange a authorized entity within the West African nation throughout the first quarter of this 12 months, after the Nigerian authorities lifted the ban imposed on Twitter in June final 12 months. Twitter was suspended indefinitely after the platform was accused of double requirements and supporting separatists within the nation.

Inuwa Abdullahi, Director Basic of the Nationwide Data Know-how Growth Company, Technical Company of Nigeria The Federal Authorities of Nigeria has directed me to tell the general public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has introduced the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria at 12 pm tonight, The removing has been authorized with impact from 13 January 2022.

Abdullahi stated the institution of Twitter’s authorized entity is step one in demonstrating his long-term dedication to Nigeria. Twitter will even appoint a chosen nation consultant to work together with the Nigerian authorities, if required.

Twitter has agreed to adjust to the tax obligations relevant to its operations below Nigerian regulation, the assertion stated. Twitter has agreed to enroll Nigeria in its Allied Help and Legislation Enforcement Portal.



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