Micro-blogging platform, Twitter, has disclosed that its talks with Nigeria Government over the restoration of its companies within the nation have been “respectful and productive.”
Twitter spokesperson made this recognized in a press release to Peoples Gazette on Monday night.
The firm famous that it’s dedicated to charting a path ahead to the restoration of Twitter for everybody in Nigeria.
“Discussions with the Nigerian government have been respectful and productive – we look forward to seeing the service restored very soon.
“We continue to engage with the Nigerian government to discuss why Twitter has been blocked and ways to resolve the matter. We are committed to charting a path forward to the restoration of Twitter for everyone in Nigeria.”
The assertion comes a day after the controversial ban hit 100 days, with rights activists expressing fears that the regime was not in a rush to rescind its motion and permit the constitutional rights of Nigerians prevail.
The Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities had on June 4 introduced the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. Telecommunication corporations began blocking entry to Twitter on June 5, after they acquired a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission to dam entry to Twitter.
The Nigerian authorities had cited the persistent use of the platform for actions able to undermining Nigeria’s company existence as the rationale for the suspension.
Following the ban, teams together with the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), had dragged the federal government to the ECOWAS court docket.
The authorities nonetheless advised a Federal High Court in Lagos that it had not stopped Nigerians from utilizing Twitter, including that many Nigerians nonetheless used it every single day.
However, the United States Government described the ban on the operations of Twitter in Nigeria and the directive that each one social media platforms working within the nation should register and acquire a licence as worrisome.