Twitter ban to be lifted soon, as social media company agrees to open office in the country.


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The Federal government is set to reverse its long awaited Twitter ban as the microblogging company has met most of the conditions put forward by the country and also set to open an office in Nigeria in 2022 with a country representative.

Disclosing this is the Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed who was asked to give update on the Twitter ban in Nigeria and the interface with the company said, “The end for amicable resolution is very much in sight.

‘We appreciate the patience of Nigerians. I want to assure you that we have made very tremendous progress. We have met with Twitter both physically and in writing. We are actually almost there. 

” The engagement has been extremely positive without any acrimony. We have made it clear what we want from Twitter.” 

The minister also stated that some of the conditions made by the Federal Government for Twitter operations to resume in Nigeria include that Twitter should establish legal presence in the country, register as a Nigerian company with an address. 

The source also said things should normalize within weeks with Nigerians to be employed in that office.

The operations of the microblogging company were suspended in the country about two months ago following a post by the president which the company deemed as offensive, hateful

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