FG Moves To Prosecute Violators Of Ban On Twitter Operations

FG Moves To Prosecute Violators Of Ban On Twitter Operations

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, SAN, has directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in Nigeria.

The Minister’s spokesman, Mr Umar Gwandu, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Twitter ban Malami orders prosecution of offenders.

The Federal Government had last Friday ordered all internet service providers to suspend Twitter.

However, many Nigerians have been using the Virtual Private Networks to circumvent the ban.