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Twitter Breaks Silence Over Suspension of Operations In Nigeria

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Twitter Breaks Silence Over Suspension of Operations In Nigeria

As reactions continue to trail the suspension of micro-blogging site, Twitter, in Nigeria by President Buhari-led Administration, the tech giant has said that the suspension of its operations in the most populous black nation is “deeply concerning”.

Twitter’s Senior Policy Communications Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Sarah Hart, stated this in an email response, according to TheCable.

“The announcement made by the Nigerian Government that they have suspended Twitter’s operations in Nigeria is deeply concerning.

“We’re investigating and will provide updates when we know more,” Hart was quoted as saying.

Recall that Twitter deleted a post by the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari , on Tuesday.

Consequently, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension of Tuesday today, citing the “persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”.

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