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We’ll Lift Twitter Ban In A Matter Of Days, Says FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Wednesday said the Federal Government will lift the ban earlier placed on Twitter ban in a matter of days.

The Minister stated this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the First Lady’s Conference room, Presidential Villa, Abuja. 

The Minister who was asked to give an update on the Twitter ban in Nigeria and the interface with the company said, “The end for an amicable resolution is very much in sight, Vanguard reports. 

‘We appreciate the patience of Nigerians. I want to assure you that we have made very tremendous progress. We have met with Twitter both physically and in writing. We are actually almost there. 

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“The engagement has been extremely positive without any acrimony. We have made it clear what we want from Twitter.” 

Alhaji Mohammed stated that some of the conditions made by the Federal Government for Twitter operations to resume in Nigeria include that Twitter should establish legal presence in the country, register as a Nigerian company with an address. 

It should also have a Country Representative that will serve as a liaison and must register with relevant regulatory agencies including the NCC. 

The government is also demanding that Twitter must commit itself to the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. The government is also proposing an Ombudsman between Twitter and Nigeria. 

“They (Twitter) have shown a lot of flexibility, the conversation has not been acrimonious,” Mohammed said.

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