At Last, FG lifts Ban on Twitter
The ban, which the Federal Government placed on Twitter six months ago, has been lifted with effect from 12 am today, January 13, 2022.
Government’s decision was contained in a press statement dated yesterday, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 and signed by the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency and Chairman, Technical Committee, Nigeria-Twitter Engagement , Kashifu Abdullahi.
The statement read in part, “The Federal Government of Nigeria directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria, effective from 12 am tonight, January 13, 2022.
“The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami.”