By Ismail Auwal
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the conditional lifting of the ban placed on microblogging platform, Twitter, in Nigeria since June.
This is coming 2 weeks after the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had assured that the Federal Government would lift the ban on Twitter very soon.
The lifting of the ban was announced by President Buhari during his nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary on Friday in Abuja.
Buhari announced that the Presidential Committee he constituted, along with its Technical Team, to engage Twitter to explore the possibility of resolving the issue that led to the suspension of Twitter’s activities in Nigeria had successfully addressed a number of key issues.