Twitter Promises To Restore Access For Nigerians To Connect With The World Back





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The widest social media core, has reacted to its indefinite suspension by the of .

Hours after the Nigerian government ordered telecommunication companies and internet service providers in the country to block access to , the microblogging site via its Public Policy handle said it’s deeply concerned by the blocking of its platform in .

The government of decided to ban two days after the social media company took down President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet.

In his reaction to the unrest in the southeast, the president made reference to the 1967 civil war and also threatened to deal with secessionist agitators ‘in the language they understand.’

Buhari had tweeted,

“Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.”

Following widespread complaints about the tweet, took down Buhari’s tweet, saying it violated its rules.

This subsequently led to the suspension of the social media platform on Friday, as ’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave “the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining ’s corporate existence” as the reason for suspension of operations in .

Reacting to its indefinite suspension, the social media giant said access to the free and open internet is an essential human right in modern society.

also promised to for all Nigerians who rely on its platform to communicate and connect with the rest of .

said, “We are deeply concerned by the blocking of in . Access to the free and #openinternet is an essential human right in modern society.

We will work to for all those in who rely on to communicate and connect with .

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