The Federal Government says it will lift the ban on microblogging giant Twitter in a few days.
Lai Mohammed, The Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this while answering questions from State House journalists at the end of Wednesday’s cabinet meeting chaired by his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister said progress is being made in talks with the social media giant.
“I think even Twitter itself two days ago gave what I will call a progress report on our talks with them, and I think if I want to quote them rightly it has been productive and quite respectful.
“And as to the qualifying word for when or how soon, I want to assure you that the time that Twitter operation has been suspended, between the time it has been suspended, and when it will be restored is by far, much, much shorter.
“That I can assure you that it is by far in other words, if the operation has been suspended for about 100 days now, I can tell that we’re just actually talking about a few, just a few more days now,” he said.