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Twitter Yet To Register In Nigeria Regardless of Lifting Of Ban – ICIR

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Twitter Yet To Register In Nigeria Regardless of Lifting Of Ban – ICIR
Twitter Yet To Register In Nigeria Regardless of Lifting Of Ban – ICIR
The Federal Government introduced on Thursday that it had lifted the ban on Twitter, however an investigation has proven that the social media app has not met some of the conditions listed by the Federal Government.

A presidential committee comprising all related government agencies that engaged and labored instantly with Twitter had given some conditions to the social media platform earlier than the ban could possibly be lifted.

The condition listed by the Federal Authorities committee that interacted with Twitter included that the platform would open an workplace in Nigeria, have a rustic consultant, register with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), and get Nationwide Broadcasting Fee’s licence.

Others included: fair tax cost and coping with sensitive content material to national safety and cohesion.

Twitter would additionally practice Nigerian IT personnel and strategic intelligence officers to report abuse and infractions noticed by the federal government.

All of those conditions, Chairman of the Technical Committee for Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi Abdullahi, stated Twitter had agreed to.

He additionally stated Twitter had agreed to set ‘a legal entity in Nigeria during the first quarter of 2022.’

Along with establishing a neighborhood workplace or an authorized entity within the nation, he stated Twitter had agreed to nominate a ‘designated country representative’ to carry talks with the Nigerian authorities when required.

“Twitter has agreed to comply with applicable tax obligations on its operations under Nigerian law. Twitter has agreed to enrol Nigeria in its Partner Support and Law Enforcement Portals,” the assertion read.

In the meantime, a search on the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) web site exhibits that Twitter is not yet registered in Nigeria.

This implies the social media app may not have met all of the conditions listed by the Nigerian authorities before the ban was suspended.

THE Federal Authorities lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria within the early hours of Thursday after approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Abdullahi made it known in an announcement on Wednesday.

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