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REVEALED: How Malami Downloaded VPN, Logged Into Twitter To Deactivate Account

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The Lawyer-Basic of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday logged into Twitter and deactivated his account utilizing Digital Personal Networks (VPN), a screenshot posted by the minister has confirmed.

Malami had on Saturday threatened to prosecute Nigerians who had been nonetheless utilizing VPN to entry the micro running a blog platform.



VPN is a connection that permits customers to determine a protected community connection when utilizing public networks.

Malami took to his Fb web page on Tuesday, posting a screenshot from the Twitter app exhibiting his account has been deleted.

A transparent take a look at the picture confirmed that VPN was energetic on the telephone the AGF used for the screenshot.



The Nigerian authorities had final Friday banned Twitter after the App deleted a controversial remark made by President Muhammadu Buhari, during which he made reference to the Nigerian Civil Battle, which many Nigerians described as distasteful. 

The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, a staunch supporter of the current regime, additionally tweeted on Sunday regardless of the ban.

Amidst the general public outcry and criticism that adopted the federal government’s determination, Malami had on Saturday directed the Director of Public Prosecutions in his workplace to start the method of prosecuting violators of the federal government suspension order.

Regardless of his menace, many Nigerians have been utilizing VPN to entry Twitter.

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