The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of microblogging website, Twitter from operating in the country.

The disclosure was made by Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Muhammad in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

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He revealed that the bam was due to “the persistent use of the platform for activities capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”

This comes just days after a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari was deleted for violating the site’s rules.

However, Twitter has reacted to this. It said it was “deeply concerning” when it heard the news.

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