Nigeria In Talks With Twitter Over Suspension: Government.

Nigeria In Talks With Twitter Over Suspension: Government

Africa's most populous country said it was suspending the platform on Friday (Representational)

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Nigeria's government said it is in discussions with Twitter after it suspended the social media giant's operations in the country, foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama told reporters Monday.

"There are discussions ongoing with Twitter, we will see how that progresses, so I cannot say for now the duration of the suspension," Onyeama said after a meeting with diplomats on the issue.

Africa's most populous country said it was suspending the platform on Friday, two days after Twitter deleted a comment from the president's account for violating its rules.

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