Twitter Ban: 7 Of FG’s Request Have Been Met – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Information and Communications Minister, Lai Mohammed, has said that social media giant, Twitter has met seven out of ten demands made by the Federal Government as part of conditions for the lifting of the ban.

Mohammed told Reuters on Thursdayadded that the government was awaiting a response on three final requests made of the social media platform.

He listed the final three issues to include setting up a local office, paying tax locally and cooperating with the government to regulate content and harmful tweets.

“We certainly want to put this behind us before the end of the year,” Mohammed said.

Recall that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government suspended Twitter on June 4 after it removed a post from Buhari that threatened to repeat warfare actions of the country against Biafra secessionists.

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