The government of Nigeria said it will lift the ban it placed on social media platform, Twitter, in the coming days. as it has reached an agreement with the platform in most areas of misunderstanding.
This disclosure was made on Wednesday while answering questions from the press at the State House, by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. updated Nigerians on the issue saying that progress has been made in resolving the stalemate following series of meetings.
Twitter was on June 5 banned indefinitely by the government of Nigeria, restricting it from operating in the country.
The social media platform had deleted tweets made by the country’s president, Muhammadu Buhari warning the Indigenous People of Biafra.
Mohammed gave an update on the issue saying that progress has been made in resolving it following series of meetings.
According to him, most of the conditions given to Twitter, have been accepted.
However, he said areas such as Twitter setting up an office, and having a Twitter staff of management level that will serve as the country representative, are yet to be concluded.
Twitter, has agreed to having an office in Nigeria, however it maintained that the earliest it can establish that is 2022, the minister said.