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FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Amotolongbo(f): 8:10am On Jun 08
Mary Leonard, Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, on Monday, confirmed that Nigeria is in discussion with Twitter over suspension of its operations in Nigeria.

Leonard said this during a closed-door meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, ambassadors and representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland and the EU in Nigeria.


Onyeama had said the suspension of Twitter was in the interest of national security and peace.

He stressed that the objective of the ban was to advocate for a responsible use of social media platforms that would not destabilize the peace and unity of the country.

Reacting, Leonard thanked the Minister for inviting them for the meeting and expressed satisfaction that the federal government and Twitter were in talks.

She said the representatives were Nigeria’s strong partners on issues of security and they recognise the daunting task on the issues of security that confronts the country.


Twitter suspension, ambush on democracy – International Group

“We recognise that there are issues of irresponsible use of social media, but we remain firm in our position that free access to the ability to express self is very important and perhaps more important in troubled times,’’ NAN quoted her as saying.

She said many of the things Onyeama referred to, including incitements and violence, were crimes the Nigerian government had legitimate right to prosecute.

Leonard urged the federal government to use its judicial processes within the scope of respect for human rights and the rule of law to restrain such behaviours.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by NaijaRoyalty(m): 8:10am On Jun 08
Fear don catch them after being threatened by the U.S Canada, and U.K envoys yesterday.

Lilly livered government, so good at starting what they can't finish .

Beautiful country ruled by unfortunate people.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Amotolongbo(f): 8:14am On Jun 08
I thought the Buharists here said to hell with Twitter?

Jack Dorsey deleted Trumps posts and banned him, Heaven no fall, Na the breathing mannequin e go con fear

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Imsoblessed: 8:17am On Jun 08
We know Buhari for his "initial gragra " grin

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Nuelito: 8:17am On Jun 08
Jack no dey even stress himself...the guy just dey mute since

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Officialhorlah(m): 8:21am On Jun 08
Nuelito:
Jack no dey even stress himself...the guy just dey mute since

Na correct guy cool
Cuz no be only Nigeria dey use Twitter grin

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by ChiefSosa(m): 8:25am On Jun 08
All this commotion just because of one tweet o.....JUST ONE. Buhari is petty as hell. I knew he was petty ever since he disabled his comment section a while ago. He's a total disgrace, even to womanhood. If you've been active on twitter, you'll see the level of mockery buhari is facing. They're even insulting his mother. BUHARI IS A WORLDWIDE DISGRACE.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Monogamy: 8:30am On Jun 08
The suspension wasn't really actually about Buhari's tweets that was deleted but about Twitter's new policy update and other social media..

FG has been warning about that since the beginning of the year.. Foreign companies can't impose unnecessary policies on us

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by pode(m): 8:30am On Jun 08
To do what na
Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by heykims(m): 8:31am On Jun 08
Huh
Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by ashybabs(m): 8:31am On Jun 08
if FG Rescinds on their decision to Ban Twitter it will be so dumb

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by heykims(m): 8:32am On Jun 08
NaijaRoyalty:
Fear don catch them after being threatened by the U.S Canada, and U.K envoys yesterday.

Lilly livered government, so good at starting what they can't finish .

Beautiful country ruled by unfortunate people.
Threat ke?
In as much as the FG went a bit overboard with the ban, plus the fact that Buhari is a disaster, I love the boldness and the gut they displayed in banning twitter. Not any country try what they did, moreso a developing nation.
Truth be told too, Tweeter need to thread well and they've learnt their lesson.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by ictjobber: 8:32am On Jun 08
Yawn
Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by b3llo(m): 8:32am On Jun 08
All birds must fly in Nigeria

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Saifullah01: 8:32am On Jun 08
See the actual statement of position. But imagine the innuendos being reported by Nigerian "tabloids" about what happened.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Seniorwriter(m): 8:32am On Jun 08
SMH@ the present administration and political actors charlatans!
We are @a precipice where as a people our oppressors are willfully desecrating our fundamental human rights but keep milking us from our human responsibilities on a daily.
People are been killed in some states by marauding herdsmen yet the government is more interested in tweets ban and will rather allow bandits to get huge monies as ransome for kidnapping law abiding citizens!.

What is most disheartening is seeing young people support this clueless administration wittingly!


We need young visionary leaders.

@Seniorwriter

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Teamoptimal: 8:32am On Jun 08
This government are just taking us 50 years back

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Ask4bigneyo(m): 8:32am On Jun 08
A good leader is known in time of WAR not in time of PEACE
Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by SchoolGate: 8:33am On Jun 08
The minimum requirement to restore Twitter back in Nigeria is an open apology and financial compensation from the host company. Anything less is not acceptable cool

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Emytea(m): 8:33am On Jun 08
USELESS SET OF GOAT, Who swear for Nigeria self, make i go beg am for forgiveness

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Sincinnati: 8:33am On Jun 08
Say no more!

The useless brain dead president with gworo balls must have been pissing his prayer mat since the envoys openly threatened to cut of loan supplies to his directionless government.

grin grin

Maybe the envoys even cut off the useless balls and chew only to find out it tastes like gworo.

Waiting for cursed animals to come and lie that the balls didn’t taste like gworo. cheesy grin

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Henrydonland(m): 8:33am On Jun 08
Mtchewww buhari and his followers banned twitter because their useless egos were threatened and not because of any threat to national unity piss and shit.

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Ultrasur: 8:33am On Jun 08
Monogamy:
The suspension wasn't really actually about Buhari's tweets that was deleted but about Twitter's new policy update and other social media..

FG has been warning about that since the beginning of the year.. Foreign companies can't impose unnecessary policies on us

But why the action after the deleted tweet

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Achorise: 8:33am On Jun 08
FG will lose more thinking they are punishing IPOP

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Masturbator2020: 8:33am On Jun 08
Those of you who ever think this ban will stand I pity your shortsightedness. How is that even possible in a Democratic nation in 2021?

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Racoon(m): 8:34am On Jun 08
So they are now understanding the foolishness of their stupidity and idiocy right?

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Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by Nbote(m): 8:34am On Jun 08
BANdits
Re: FG, Twitter In Talks After Suspension by rummmy: 8:34am On Jun 08
Our almighty FG ready to beg and suspend the suspension?.....lol... grin grin

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