The social media platform made its position known in a statement posted in its Public Policy handle.
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This was contained in a statement on Saturday by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, which described what was called a ban by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as a temporary suspension
Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, had on Friday announced the indefinite suspension of Twitter barely 48 hours after the microblogging site deleted a post by President Muhammadu Buhari referencing the country’s civil war, and threatening to treat those attacking government buildings “with the language they understand.”
Saraki’s reaction, via Twitter, came minutes after the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the ban of the social media platform by Nigeria.
The minister who said this at the commissioning of Marriot Hotel in Lagos, noted that the creative and hospitality industry were the worst hit by the pandemic.
The Minister made the call on Thursday in his address at the Annual General Meeting of the NIPR in Bauchi on Thursday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, briefed State House correspondents after a virtual FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Ododo made the disclosure during a courtesy visit to his office by Ephraims Sheyin, Head of Lagos Operations of the News Agency of Nigeria.
Ododo told the News Agency of Nigeria that most of the jobs would come from the fields of music, movies, fashion and information technology.
Mohammad, who spoke at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, also said the government and its security agencies have the wherewithal in terms of personnel and fire power to crush bandits, insurgents, criminals and other enemies of the Nigerian state.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made this known at an interactive session with the Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation alongside the 13-Member Ministerial Task Force on DSO project
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had on Wednesday said the planned asylum for IPOB and MASSOB members by the United Kingdom was disrespectful and a sabotage to the fight against terrorism in the country.
The position of the separatist movement came amid a brewing row between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the British Government over the offer of asylum for members of the IPOB and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra.
There is currently an ongoing call for Pantami’s resignation or sacking over his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
This was stated via a press release signed by the HASG on Wednesday.
The minister further stated that brands that create their adverts abroad but broadcast them on CNN and other international stations broadcasting in Nigeria will pay a fine of N100,000 each time such adverts are run.
It had earlier been reported that the weather condition prevented Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; and the Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola from flying to Kano for the event.
The minister gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja at the unveiling of the timetable for the roll out of the DSO across the country.
In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the death of Daba was a huge loss to the entertainment industry and the nation in general.
The Member of the National Institute will be speaking on: “Lobbying as a public relations function and catalyst for national development”