Nigeria’s government has banned Twitter social network after the media agency deleted the presidents tweet for violence and suspended his account.
PRESS RELEASE— Fed Min of Info & Cu (@FMICNigeria) June 4, 2021
FG Suspends @Twitter Operations in Nigeria pic.twitter.com/7z5BQ0Mi3U
The official handle of the Federal ministry of culture, Fed Min of Info & [email protected]·1h tweeted: “Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.’
Nigeria’s president had threatened those provoking destruction of infrastructure by invoking the 1966 civil war that resulted in millions of deaths.