Twitter Reacts To Lifting Of Ban In Nigeria After Over 200 Days’ Suspension | Sahara Reporters

13/01/2022 10:23:00 AM

Nigerians can now access their Twitter accounts without using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Twitter Reacts To Lifting Of Ban In Nigeria After Over 200 Days’ Suspension | Sahara Reporters

Nigerians can now access their Twitter accounts without using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Jan 13, 2022Operations of the microblogging platform, Twitter, which was suspended over 200 days ago, by the Nigerian government have resumed.Announcing its official return via its Twitter Public Policy account, the social media giant assured the Nigerian government that it is committed to driving civic participation.

It tweeted, “We are pleased that Twitter has been restored for everyone in Nigeria. Our mission in Nigeria and around the world is to serve the public conversation.“We are deeply committed to Nigeria, where Twitter is used by people for commerce, cultural engagement, and civic participation.

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by SaharaReporters, New York Jan 13, 2022 Operations of the microblogging platform, Twitter, which was suspended over 200 days ago, by the Nigerian government have resumed.Twitter admits 'errors' in new picture policy “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 12am tonight,” a statement from the country’s information technology development agency said on Wednesday.0 Comments President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the lifting of the suspension of the Twitter operationsin Nigeria.by SaharaReporters, New York Jan 11, 2022 The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has condemned the attacks by bandits on several communities in Zamfara State that claimed the lives of at least 200 persons.

Announcing its official return via its Twitter Public Policy account, the social media giant assured the Nigerian government that it is committed to driving civic participation. It tweeted, “We are pleased that Twitter has been restored for everyone in Nigeria. Earlier, Nigerian officials had also criticised Twitter for deleting Buhari’s comment while accusing the platform of allowing activities that threatened the country’s existence. Our mission in Nigeria and around the world is to serve the public conversation. “We are deeply committed to Nigeria, where Twitter is used by people for commerce, cultural engagement, and civic participation. Twitter deleted a comment when Buhari had referenced Nigeria’s civil war, in the context of a warning to those responsible for recent unrest in the country’s southeast. “We’re committed to integrating diverse perspectives that make our service better for everyone. SaharaReporters gathered that over 200 corpses had been recovered from bushes as some of the people were caught unawares on their farmlands.

” We are pleased that Twitter has been restored for everyone in Nigeria. About 40 million people or around 20 percent of Nigeria’s population have a Twitter account, according to AFP, and many use the platform for business. Our mission in Nigeria & around the world, is to serve the public conversation. We are deeply committed to Nigeria, where Twitter is used by people for commerce, cultural engagement, and civic participation. All rights reserved. — Twitter Public Policy (@Policy) January 13, 2022 On Wednesday, the Nigerian government lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in the country following approval by President Muhammadu Buhari. The development was announced by the Chairman Technical Committee, Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi. Contact:. Farming and herding communities in the state have long been terrorised by gangs, who raid villages, steal cattle and kidnap residents for ransom.

Kashifu, in a statement in Abuja, had said the approval was given following a memo written to the President by Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim. He said: “The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria effective from 12am tonight, 13th January 2022. “The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim. “In the memo, the minister updated and requested the President’s approval for the lifting based on the Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement’s recommendation.” Buhari's government banned the use of microblogging site, Twitter in Nigeria on June 4, 2021, which attracted condemnations from inside and outside the country.

Some countries, groups and prominent individuals have described the ban as a gross violation of human rights. Social Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians filed a lawsuit, challenging the government of Buhari over the indefinite suspension of microblogging platform, Twitter. .