Nigerian Govt. Moves to Lift Band on Twitter After the Social Media Giants Meets Requirements to Operate

 312 total views,  1 views today

Nigerian Govt. Moves to Lift Band on Twitter After the Social Media Giants Meets Requirements to Operate

Nigerian Govt. Moves to Lift Band on Twitter After the Social Media Giants Meets Requirements to Operate.

The ban on Twitter operation in Nigeria may soon be lifted as the social media giant has reportedly met six conditions imposed on it by the Nigerian government.

According to reports, that the Technical Committee raised by the government to resolve the impasse between the two parties is fine-tuning the offers by the microblogger before making a final recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari.

It was also reported that though the President has agreed in principle that Twitter’s social networking operation be restored in Nigeria, he is awaiting the report of the committee to lift the ban it imposed on Twitter on June 4, last year.

READ: Just In: Former Reps Member Allegedly Beats Her Husband To Pulp – Details…

There is also speculation that the federal government might amend the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act to include Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and other social media platforms.

Some of the conditions Twitter agreed to include; opening an office in Nigeria, having a country representative, registering with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), getting the National Broadcasting Commission’s license, payment of fair taxes sensitive to national security, and cohesion.

READ; Buhari’s Visit to Born Prompted the Latest Attacks and Killing of Innocent Civilians in Maiduguri – Femi Adesina

It must not undermine the nation’s security Train Nigerian IT personnel and strategic intelligence officers on how to report Twitter abuse/infractions noticed by the government.

A source told newsmen that Twitter has finally met six conditions set by the Federal Government for the lifting of the ban on its service in Nigeria as at the close of business in 2021.

“The operation of Twitter will now be fully regulated, including the opening of office and deployment of a Country Representative. We can now hold an officer responsible for any infraction.”

READ: ENDTIME!!! Goat Gives Birth to “Humanoid Kid” With Baby-like Features

“Twitter only requested that the Federal Government should allow it to open the office in 2022 because there was no provision for it in its last year’s budget. Since we are in a new year, we are expecting that the office will take off soon.

“With the payment of taxes, we are hopeful that the government will earn enhanced revenue from Twitter. This ban has helped to correct the lapses of the past.” he said.

DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO TELL US ABOUT NIGERIA? CLICK HERE TO JOIN ESSENCE FORUM AND SHARE YOUR TOPICS WITH OVER 4000 MEMBERS.

WATCH MORE NEWS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

From Toktok9ja Media

The views expressed in this article are the writer’s opinion, they do not reflect the views of the Publisher of TOKTOK9JA MEDIA. Please report any fake news, misinformation, or defamatory statements to toktok9ja@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.