Breaking News: President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a lift on the ban on Twitter within 24hours

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a lift on the ban on Twitter.

This is coming six months after the President initially orderd the ban in June last year following his tweet which was deleted as it was regarded as genocidal against the people of the South-East geo-political zone.

According to statement released by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE,

He said, “The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria effective from 12am tonight, 13th January 2022,”

“The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim.

“In the Memo, the Minister updated and requested the President’s approval for the lifting based on the Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement’s recommendation.”

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