Nigeria bans Twitter after company deletes President Buhari's tweet

아 부자, 나이지리아 The Nigerian government says it hasindefinitely suspendedTwitter’s operations in the country, the Ministry of Information and Culture announced 성명서 금요일에.

The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, 트위터, in Nigeria,” 읽었다.
성명, which was posted on the ministry’s official Twitter handle on Friday evening, accused the American social media company of allowing its platform to be usedfor activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.
    The suspension comes two days after Twitter deleted a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari that was widely perceived as offensive.
      In that tweet on Tuesday, the Nigerian leader threatened to deal with people in the country’s southeast, who he blames for the recurring attacks on public infrastructure in the region.
        Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 개월, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand,” Buhari wrote in the now-deleted tweet, referring to the brutal two-year Nigeria-Biafra war, which killed an estimated one to three million people, mostly from the Igbo tribe in the eastern part of the country between 1967-1970.
          The tweet was deleted Wednesday after many Nigerians flagged it to Twitter.
            Information Minister Lai Mohammed criticized Twitter’s action and accused the social media giant ofdouble standards.

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