We Banned Twitter to Protect Nigeria’s Interest — Justice Minister Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami said that the ban on the use of Twitter in the Nigeria was done to protect the interest of the nation.

Speaking in Abuja yesterday, Malami said the nation’s interest is paramount above other considerations and that any company operating in Nigeria must understand and respect this. 

“If you want to operate as a business entity in Nigeria, you must do so within the context of Nigerian laws. Nothing offensive or that breaches the Nigerian laws should be entertained.”

The AGF said the Federal Government had established a committee  on Twitter ban after the company approached the government on the issue.

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