The Federal Government’s decision to ban Twitter’s activities in Nigeria has prompted the company to express “great concern.”
Twitter’s Senior Policy Communications Manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Sarah Hart, said in a statement that the company is looking into the situation.
“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.
In a statement issued on Friday, the federal authorities announced the suspension of Twitter’s operations.
The government was compelled to act, according to Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and communication because of “the persistent use of the platform for activities that can truncate Nigeria’s corporate existence