The Federal Government of Nigeria has said the suspension on operations of micro blogging platform, Twitter, will be lifted soon.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this update after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Providing updates on the government’s negotiation with the micro-blogging site, the Minister gave more details of the conditions given to the platform, saying most of them have been accepted.
He said the areas still pending such as Twitter setting up an office and having a Twitter staff of management officials that will serve as the country representative, were being ironed out
The Minister expressed confidence everything will be settled with Twitter within a few days or weeks, noting the anxiety shown by Nigerians.
He said the Federal Government’s committee negotiating with Twitter will meet on the agreement soon to make recommendations.
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