Latest information gathered by our outfit indicates that the Nigerian government has requested federal prosecutors to arrest and arraign clients of the Twitter application, after a prohibition on the online media organization took effect on Friday June 4, 2021,
Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, gave the mandate Saturday, June 5, 2021 in an explanation endorsed by his representative, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.
Nigeria’s restriction on Twitter was quickly carried out as Twitter’s site was blocked off for some Nigerians from the early hours of today June 5.
In any case, a few Nigerians had the option to dodge the boycott, using a virtual private organization (VPN) which permits clients to get to public organizations with encoded web connections.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Information and Culture reported the “uncertain suspension” of Twitter’s activities in Nigeria in a proclamation on Friday, pretty much two days after the organization erased a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari that was generally seen as hostile.