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Twitter ban: Facebook, Instagram must register as businesses in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

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The Nigerian authorities has stated Twitter, Fb, Instagram and different social media giants should register within the nation.

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This was revealed by the Minister of Data, Lai Mohammed whereas talking to State Home Correspondents on Wednesday.

Mohammed claimed that Twitter, which was just lately suspended by the federal authorities, has reached out to him for a “high-level” dialogue.

The Minister insisted that Twitter was suspended as a result of it supplied a platform for folks threatening the company existence of Nigeria.

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Mohammed claimed that the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, helped to fund final 12 months’s #EndSARS protest and can also be permitting the chief of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to make use of the medium to name for the killing of Nigerian safety operatives.

He then made it clear that one of many circumstances that should be met earlier than the Nigerian authorities lifts the suspension on Twitter, is that the social media agency should be registered in Nigeria as a enterprise concern.

He added that different social media platforms like Fb and Instagram should even be registered within the nation.

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