Lai Mohammed to lead FG’s discussion with Twitter over suspension




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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed will be leading the Federal ’s Team will be engaging with Twitter concerning its suspension in .

Twitter had said that it was ready to enter into dialogue with the Federal Government the suspension, with a view to charting a path forward.


The high powered FG team also includes the Attorney General of the Federation and Honourable Ministers of Justice, Communications and , Foreign Affairs, Works and Housing and Minister of State for Labour and Employment as well as other relevant government agencies.

Nigeria government had imposed an indefinite suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.

The government claimed that Twitter was involved in activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate.

However many believed that the suspension was not unconnected to the deleting of a tweet by President , an action that is viewed by many in the corridor of power as embarrassing.

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