Finally, Buhari Lifts Ban On Twitter After 222 Days


President Muhammadu Buhari has lifted the suspension on Twitter operations in the country, effective from 12 am, January 13, 2022.

The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency and Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement, Kashifu Abdullahi, disclosed this in a press statement on Wednesday.

The statement read in part, “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 12 am tonight, January 13, 2022.

“The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami.”

Recall that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government suspended Twitter on June 4, 2021 after it removed a post from Buhari that threatened to repeat warfare actions of the country against Biafra secessionists.


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