President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in
According to a statement signed by Segun Adeyemi, Special Assistant to the President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, FCT, the approval was announced in Abuja on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team.
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The Federal Government’s team also comprises the Attorney General of the Federation and Honourable Minister of Justice, Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Honourable Minister of Foreign
Affairs, Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Honourable Minister of State for Labour and Employment as well as other relevant government agencies.
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Following the indefinite suspension of its operations in Nigeria, for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence, Twitter wrote to President Buhari seeking to engage with the Federal Government over the suspension, with a view to charting a path forward.
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