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“Nigeria must arrest anyone who uses the Internet there,We are tired of being scammed”-Man Declares

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-Nigeria announced the ban of twitter yesterday 4th June 2021

-This many believe was in reaction to twitter deleting a Post President Buhari made

-A twitter user has said the whole internet must be shutdown because the youth only use that to Scam people online

Yesterday 4th June 2021, The Nigerian Federal Government announced that they have placed a ban on American based social media twitter indefinitely.

The minister of Communication made the announcement which has since seen series of controversies attached.

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It is believed that, this move was in reaction to a tweet President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari made which was subsequently deleted by tweeted for violating their standard.

Based on this directive, the Attorney General of Nigeria and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has directed for the immediate prosecution of offenders of the Federal Government ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Malami directed the DPPF to liase with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, National Communication Communication (NCC) and other relevant government agencies to ensure the speedy prosecution of offenders without any further delay.

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Africa Facts Zone reported the development via its twitter page that, the Nigerian Government through the AG has ordered for the arrest of civilians who are still using twitter despite the ban.

Twitter users in the West African Country had to resort to using VPNs and other bypass means to have access to twitter.

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In a comment in reaction to this development, a twitter user whose name is captured as Yenza Okuhle is rather asking for the total shutdown of internet in Nigeria because Nigerians according to him only use the internet to engage in fraudulent activities.

This tweet wouldn’t have slide without hit backs on the platform and this is how others reacted to this comment passed

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