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We’ll lift Twitter suspension soon – FG

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THE federal government yesterday gave assurance that all issues that led to suspension of Twitter from Nigeria’s internet space would be sorted out soon.

  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance while fielding questions from State House correspondents after Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at Presidential Villa, Abuja.

  Although Mohammed declined to give a specific timeline on when the suspension would be lifted, he said ongoing discussions between government and Twitter had been ‘productive and respective.’

  According to him, the move to unban Twitter in the country started on August 11 as he had said but there are still some issues to iron out.

 It will be recalled that federal government had said the microblogging platform was suspended because it provided an avenue for people threatening the corporate existence of Nigeria. But there are reports that Nigeria has lost at least $360 million over the Twitter ban.

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