1 month after Twitter ban, Buhari administration is yet to kick-off dialogue sessions with tech giant
A month after suspending the operations of the microblogging platform in Africa’s largest market the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is yet to kick-off dialogue sessions with tech giant Twitter.
On June 4, 2021 for “undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence the federal government banned Twitter in Nigeria indefinitely.
While insisting that the social media company must register in Nigeria and pay taxes into federal coffers on June 22, the federal government unveiled a team that would engage Twitter in talks.
Between both parties However, talks are yet to commence.
spokesperson for Attorney General Abubakar Malami Dr. Umar Gwandu, , in a chat with Punch said, “The negotiations have not started yet. The process for negotiation has started by the formation of the federal government committee.”
“The process is ongoing. The public will be properly informed through the media at the appropriate time when resolutions are reached.”