The Nigerian government has given an update on the ban placed on Twitter almost a month after suspending the microblogging site.
According to the spokesman for Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, the federal government is yet to begin negotiations with Twitter over the temporary ban imposed on the company’s operations.
The government had earlier revealed that all was set for negotiations after accusing the microblogging site of posing a security threat. EveryEvery.ng gathered that the government would inform the public at the appropriate time when resolutions are reached.
According to the government, five serving Ministers are part of the committee set up to negotiate with Twitter. Meanwhile, Malami had maintained that the federal government would not entertain anything that breaches the Nigerian laws by a business entity.
In the meantime, Former US President Donald Trump has sued Facebook, Twitter., Alphabet’s Google and their Chief executives for blocking him on their platforms.
Trump reportedly filed three separate class-action lawsuits in federal court in Florida against the Tech giants, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai as a move to defend First Amendment rights.
Trump’s legal team led by John P. Coale demanded that the court order the tech companies to restore his social-media accounts, along with punitive damages.