Twitter would no longer be needing VPN to operate again in Nigeria starting soon.
After 222 days, President Muhammadu Buhari has lifted the suspension on the operations of Twitter in Nigeria, effective from 12am, January 13, 2022.
The good news was disclosed in a press conference on Wednesday which was signed by Mr. Kashifu Abdullahi, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency and Chairman Technical Committee- Twitter Engagement.
“The Federal Government of Nigeria directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria effective from 12 am tonight, January 13, 2022,” the statement read.
“The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami.”
This is good news of users of the popular microblogging platform Twitter who have not been able to use Twitter directly.
Many have resorted to using the Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access the platform for information and to share information.
However, the new regulations for the usage of the platform in Nigeria has not been disclosed.
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