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Twitter: FG Lifts Ban under Conditions

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THE Federal Government declared on Thursday that it had lifted the restriction on Twitter, however an examination has shown that the web-based media application has not met a portion of the conditions required by the Federal Government.

A presidential committee involving all pertinent government organizations worked with Twitter and had given a few conditions to the online media stage before the ban could be lifted.

The condition recorded by the Federal Government panel that collaborated with Twitter stipulated that the platform would open an office for Nigeria, have a country representative, register with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), and get a National Broadcasting Commission's permit.

Others requirements included: fair tax payment and dealing with sensitive content to national security and cohesion.

Twitter would likewise prepare am Nigerian IT work force and strategic intelligence officials to report abuse and infractions observed by the government.

These conditions, Chairman of the Technical Committee for Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, said Twitter had consented to.

He likewise said Twitter had consented to set 'aa legal entity in Nigeria during the first quarter of 2022.’

As well as setting up a neighborhood office or a lawful substance in the country, he said Twitter had consented to select a "designated country representative to hold communicate with the Nigerian government when required.

“Twitter has agreed to comply with applicable tax obligations on its operations under Nigerian law. Twitter has agreed to enrol Nigeria in its Partner Support and Law Enforcement Portals,” the assertion read.

In the mean time, an inquiry on the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) site shows that Twitter isn't yet enlisted in Nigeria.

 This implies the web-based media application might not have met every one of the conditions recorded by the Nigerian government before the ban was suspended.

THE Federal Government lifted the suspension of Twitter  in Nigeria in the early long stretches of Thursday after endorsement by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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