A man raised an alarm to his friends in Ilorin, Kwara state. His friend was arrested for using twitter despite being banned by the federal government. According to him, the police arrested his friend at Tanke Oke Odo in Ilorin after checking his mobile phones and viewing the Twitter application. The unidentified man contacted Twitter celebrity @BlvckDotun, who later shared a screenshot of his chat on the platform.
He said that policemen are also checking phones of random people under Agege bridge in Lagos state to see if they have the Twitter app.
On Saturday, Attorney General and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, ordered the arrest and prosecution of any Nigerian seen using Twitter.
See screenshot of the chat below: