We are Committed to ‘Public Communications’ in Nigeria- Twitter Reacts

The management of the micro-blogging website, twitter has reiterated its commitment to serve as a means of “public communications” for all Nigerians.

Twitter which also expressed its happiness over its scheduled resumption of services in Nigeria after nearly one year of ban in the country stated that they are committed to “integrating diverse perspectives to make our service better for everyone.”


EPARLIAMENT reported that Federal Government’s decision to lifted the ban it placed on twitter after 220days on Wednesday. Twitter commences full operations in Nigeria at midnight on Thursday (today).

Part of twitter’s reaction which it published through its handle, @policy reads : “We are pleased that Twitter has been restored for everyone in Nigeria. Our mission in Nigeria & around the world, is to serve the public conversation.

“We are deeply committed to Nigeria, where Twitter is used by people for commerce, cultural engagement, and civic participation.”


The lifting of the ban on twitter was conveyed in a press statement issued by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who spoke on behalf of  the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr. Isa Ali Ibrahim.


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