The Home of Representatives has began an inquiry into the Federal Authorities’s resolution to ban Twitter operations in Nigeria.
It plans to research the authorized framework behind the federal authorities’s decision-making course of, The Nation reported.
Nigeria suspended Twitter’s operations on Friday, two days after the social community eliminated a publish from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening to punish separatists in Nigeria, Reuters reported.
The Speaker of the Nationwide Meeting, Femi Gbajabiamila, made the remarks whereas addressing his colleagues on the resumption of the two-week recess.
The Speaker stated the related parliamentary committees of Communication, Justice and Authorized Issues would submit a report inside 10 days to permit the Home to determine on the ban.
Gbajabiamila stated whereas Twitter is a vital social media platform for younger Nigerians, the federal government has a duty to make sure that it’s not used to undermine nationwide safety.
The Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, will even be invited to temporary Parliament on the choice.
This text was initially printed on Nigeria News