Federal Government Suspends Twitter In Nigeria


The federal government of Nigeria on Friday 4th June 2021 announced suspension of microblogging networking service Twitter in Nigeria,

Lai Mohammed who is the minister of information made announcement during a press conference, He said the persistent use of the platform supporting the IPOB is capable of undermining the corporate existence.

The minister said the federal government has directed the National broadcasting commission NBC to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and the social media operation in Nigeria the sanction against the microblogging and social networking service indefinite. 

The President Muhammadu Buhari Government action followed the deletion of President Tweet