FG suspends Twitter’s operations in Nigeria



(NAN)  The Federal Government has suspended indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and networking service, Twitter in Nigeria.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement in Abuja on Friday.

Lai cited the persistent use of the platform for activities of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.

said the Federal Government had also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the of licensing all OTT and media operations in the country.

The statement was released by Mr Segun Adeyemi,Special Assistant to the President (Media), office of the Minister. (NAN)