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Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Investogist: 9:30pm On Jun 10
ABUJA — The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, explained yesterday that the Federal Government was not after Nigerians tweeting from anywhere in the world but those who aid and abet Twitter to circumvent the ban slammed on it earlier this week.

He also assured that the government was not after any religious leader for tweeting.

It will be recalled that a section of the media had said the AGF directed the Director of Public Prosecution to begin the process of prosecuting those who assist the American company to dodge the ban imposed on its operations in the country.

The AGF told Vanguard in an exclusive chat last night that the there was no time he asked the DPP to file charges against Nigerians who were using Twitter to express themselves. “It is within their guaranteed fundamental right to tweet from anywhere in the world. Nigeria, being a democratic nation, cannot stop its citizens from exercising their rights of freedom of expression. ’But our position on Twitter is clear: Anyone, whether individual or corporate institution that enables Twitter to circumvent the ban the Federal Government of Nigeria placed on the company, will be prosecuted.ABUJA — The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, explained yesterday that the Federal Government was not after Nigerians tweeting from anywhere in the world but those who aid and abet Twitter to circumvent the ban slammed on it earlier this week.

He also assured that the government was not after any religious leader for tweeting.

It will be recalled that a section of the media had said the AGF directed the Director of Public Prosecution to begin the process of prosecuting those who assist the American company to dodge the ban imposed on its operations in the country.

The AGF told Vanguard in an exclusive chat last night that the there was no time he asked the DPP to file charges against Nigerians who were using Twitter to express themselves. “It is within their guaranteed fundamental right to tweet from anywhere in the world. Nigeria, being a democratic nation, cannot stop its citizens from exercising their rights of freedom of expression. ’But our position on Twitter is clear: Anyone, whether individual or corporate institution that enables Twitter to circumvent the ban the Federal Government of Nigeria placed on the company, will be prosecuted.

“Our statement outlining our position on June 1, 2021 did not ask the DPP to prosecute Nigerians using twitter or any social media platform to express their view. But we are going to use the legal instruments at our disposal to go after those who aid and abet Twitter to continue to threaten our corporate existence as a nation.


“It is clear from the barrage of insinuations and falsehood being orchestrated by some Nigerians and those trying to change the clear position of the Government of Nigeria to suit their whims and caprices and to whip up sentiments to hoodwink the people, that they are up to some mischievous and sinister games, which the Federal Government will not condone.

“At no time did we threaten any religious leader for using Twitter to express themselves. Neither did we indicate in any way that we were going after them. But mischief-makers were quick to mention names of religious leaders and give the impression that we were already in court to try them.

“Let it be made clear that the Buhari administration being a people-centred government that relies on the rule of law, will never adopt any policy or programme that seeks to add pain or injury to the very people who elected it to serve them.

“For the record, let it be made amply clear that the AGF, Abubakar Malami, is not after any Nigerian, tweeting from Nigeria or anywhere in the world but that any Nigerian company or entity that gives a helping hand for Twitter to escape the ban placed on it, will be dealt with,” Malami warned.
https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/06/fg-not-after-any-religious-leader-for-tweeting-but-those-aiding-twitter-to-flout-ban-malami/?amp=1

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Billyonaire666: 9:36pm On Jun 10
The silly ab.okis do not know their place again at the gate,

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by LordVoldermort(m): 9:37pm On Jun 10
Has he responded to Reno accusations?

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by DonCortino: 9:46pm On Jun 10
na mumu mumu Buhari pack full for him cabinet, abi he dey inject them with mumu serum as soon as he appoint dem?

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by FarahAideed: 9:55pm On Jun 10
He was part of those that used VPN to flout the ban so he can start with himself

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Mikecold: 10:29pm On Jun 10
Goal post shifting

How were you expecting non Government agents to unban a national cyberspace ban that only you have the keys

VPN users are the only ones by passing your ban so you must arrest us o

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Ever8090: 10:30pm On Jun 10
go sit down joo...

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by MajesticKris: 10:58pm On Jun 10
What's all this nonsense from these men sef

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Raxxye(m): 11:03pm On Jun 10
I thought the SAN title is only given to very intelligent lawyers who have made impact in the legal profession. With Malami's SAN title, I'm thinking I was wrong all along.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by EMAXIM(m): 11:30pm On Jun 10
Then, let them start with USA and UK na, they're the chief aids

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by OgaHector: 11:31pm On Jun 10
U-turn .. Lolz

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by veekid(m): 5:58am On Jun 11
Arise TV proved that Buhari:

1. is incapable
2. is against Restructuring
3. have no comment on Twitter ban
4. sees Niger Republic as his cousins
5. thinks open grazing is good for Nigeria
6. is convinced South East can’t lead his Army.
7. views #EndSARS as attempt to remove him.
8. does not understand subsidy
9. thinks herders/farmers clash is village fighting
10. thinks Boko Haram terrorism is members of one tribe killing each other
11. 53% youth unemployment is because the youths are misbehaving

NIGERIANS, YOU WASTED 8YRS ON A TODDLER AS YOUR PRESIDENT!!

#copied

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Esseite: 5:59am On Jun 11
Because you have bee caught using VPN to bypass your ban, you have quickly changed it to Nigerian companies aiding and abetting Twitte, knowing fully well Nigerian companies dont power VPN's... yet want the same international social media companies to set up businesses in Nigeria.. how does that even work.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by KINGSCOURT05: 5:59am On Jun 11
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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by tillaman(m): 5:59am On Jun 11
shocked
Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by LORDLARGE(m): 6:00am On Jun 11
Nonsense
June 12 here we come

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by colorsofrainbow: 6:00am On Jun 11
It is called "shifting the goalpost"
APC miscreants dem and their confused ogas grin grin
So na so our delusional Crowee take kpai? cry cry

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by FashionCookie(f): 6:00am On Jun 11
What's this one saying?

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by zxxtx: 6:00am On Jun 11
Even the SAN that he is did not change his aboki mentality

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by FreedomArmy: 6:01am On Jun 11
Neither here nor there. Too unstable too complete anything. No wonder the country has lost direction and focus.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by yommen: 6:02am On Jun 11
Bunch of confused people. Is he not using VPN to circumvent the restriction? He is even also trading crypto currency too.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by blackpanda: 6:02am On Jun 11
Arrest them
Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Skyfornia(m): 6:03am On Jun 11
These guys think Nigeria is animal farm...

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by urbobo20(m): 6:03am On Jun 11
Well I won't blame I them much ,my church rccg contribute Ed to this mess

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by blackpanda: 6:04am On Jun 11
Raxxye:
I thought the SAN title is only given to very intelligent lawyers who have made impact in the legal profession. With Malami's SAN title, I'm thinking I was wrong all along.

Ok then go and obtain yours. Nonsense

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by blinking001(m): 6:04am On Jun 11
I hope the ban remains perpetual. Nobody messes with the peoples General. Nigeria is a sovereign state. We move...
Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by blackpanda: 6:05am On Jun 11
Twitter is nothing but US platform to monitor and destabilize world govts. uS is only concerned aboutvits investment and strategic advantage

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by jojofola: 6:05am On Jun 11
All these old men should be tending to their grandkids and not even be close to national affairs.

This is why we are in the situation we currently are.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Coldshisha: 6:05am On Jun 11
Saying same thing in different ways

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by Racoon(m): 6:06am On Jun 11
Animal talk don start again.Dem wan dash us human right.Confused yeye government.

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Re: Malami: FG Not After Twitter Users, But Those Aiding Twitter To Flout Ban by GayPontiff: 6:06am On Jun 11
angry


Confused goat

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