Conditions For Lifting Twitter Ban Will Apply To Other Social Media Platforms – FG

The Federal Government through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that Conditions For Lifting Twitter Ban Will Apply To Other Social Media Platforms in the country.



These Conditions For Lifting Twitter Ban in the country has been in effect since On 5 June 2021, was made this known on Monday Alhaji Lai Mohammed was featured on a phone-in programme of TV Continental, titled “This Morning,’’ which is monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).


There is has been ongoing negotiations by the government and the tweeter representatives, and the minister is headed, for the Federal Government, which he claimed that the ministerial negotiation with the microblogging and social media platform, Twitter had been positive and fruitful. He added that the undisclosed report from the team would be submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari.


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What are the Conditions For Lifting Twitter Ban in Nigeria?


Some key points in the words Alhaji Lai Mohammed, during the morning tv show are;

“All I can say is that the recommendations we are going to make will not only be applicable to Twitter but they will be applicable to all OTTs and other social media platforms in Nigeria.


“Today, we are dealing with Twitter; we don’t want a situation where we will be dealing with Facebook tomorrow and Instagram the next day. Our recommendations will be very comprehensive.


“You will recall that during the 61st Independence anniversary celebration, the president said Twitter will return to Nigeria as soon as they meet the conditions of government.


“Even last night, the ministerial team met under my chairmanship and we reviewed the position of things. “I want to say that we should wait for the committee to officially give its reports to the president but things are looking very positive and rosy.


After submitting our reports and recommendations to the president, I will be disposed to say what we agreed and what have been met and what has not been met,” 


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