Twitter Ban: Lai Mohammed Begs Nigerian Youths To Stop Using VPN

Date: 23-06-2021 2:18 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has urged youths to stop using Virtual Private Network to acess Twitter. He made the call on Tuesday. He stated that VPN users are putting their data, including bank details, at risk.
 
The minister spoke at the investigative hearing into the ban of Twitter organized by the committees on Information, Justice, Communications and National Security and Intelligence. It would be recalled that the committees were given the mandate by the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila on the 8th of June following the ban. The committee was mandated to determine the legality of the ban, the circumstances surrounding it and its duration.
 
At the hearing, the Minister said, “If you are using VPN, you are exposing your data, including your bank account, If you are using VPN and you think you are hurting Lai Mohammed, you are hurting yourself.”
 
Since the announcement of the ban, Nigerians have been using VPN to access Twitter. Some notable members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) like Governor Nasir Elrufai Kaduna, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Akin Alabi, a member of the House of Representatives, have all tweeted after the ban.
 
This position seems to contradict the Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, who had earlier instructed the department of state prosecution and the Nigerian Communications Commission to commence prosecution of those bypassing the directive of the government.
 
Lai Mohammed also stated that Twitter will only be allowed to resume operation in Nigeria after registering as a Nigerian company.
 
He noted that Twitter must register with the Corporate Affairs Commission in line with the Companies and Allied Matters Act.
 
Speaking at the end of the hearing, the Chairman of the committee, Olusegun Odebunmi, said the hearing is only a fact-finding one and a report will be presented to the House.

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- Sameola1 at 23-06-2021 02:58 PM (1 month ago)
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Until this dying generation used their backward thinking to destroy the future of many Nigerian youths
Posted: at 23-06-2021 02:58 PM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
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- Dopybadass at 23-06-2021 03:52 PM (1 month ago)
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It seems like this old same politicians are angry twitter opened a office at ghana instead of Nigeria,In other words,they disrespected the president speech by deleting his comments.... Twitter you all should understand this is nigeria where anything can happen
Posted: at 23-06-2021 03:52 PM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
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- constigoldo at 23-06-2021 04:49 PM (1 month ago)
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Hmmmm
Posted: at 23-06-2021 04:49 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Boi2Man at 23-06-2021 06:40 PM (1 month ago)
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Posted: at 23-06-2021 06:40 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 23-06-2021 08:13 PM (1 month ago)
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no beg dem!!! VPN costs money, they will soon tire
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