This was revealed by Information Minister Lai Mohammed while speaking to House correspondents on Wednesday.
Mohammed claimed that Twitter, which was recently suspended by the federal government, has approached him for a “high-level” discussion.
The minister insisted that Twitter was suspended because it provided a platform for people who threatened Nigeria’s corporate existence.
Mohammed claimed that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey helped fund last year’s #EndSARS protest and is also allowing the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to use the outlet to call for the murder of Nigerians. . security operations.
He then made it clear that one of the conditions that must be met before the Nigerian government lifts the suspension on Twitter, is that the social media company must be registered in Nigeria as a commercial company.
He added that other social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram must also be registered in the country.