Twitter reacts over its suspension in Nigeria

Twitter reacts over its suspension in Nigeria

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In a statement issued on Friday, the federal authorities announced the suspension of Twitter’s operations.

The government was forced to act, according to Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, because of “the persistent use of the platform for activities that are potential of damaging Nigeria’s corporate existence.”

“The announcement made by the Nigerian Government that they have suspended Twitter’s operations in Nigeria is deeply concerning.

“We’re investigating and will provide updates when we know more,” the statement said.

The federal government announced the suspension of Twitter’s operations in a statement made on Friday.

According to Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, the government was forced to act due to “the persistent use of the platform for actions that have the potential to harm Nigeria’s business survival.”

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