The federal government of Nigeria has announced its intention to lift the ban on Twitter in a matter of days.
The disclosure was made on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed while briefing newsmen shortly after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja.
Mohammed stated that the government negotiation with the micro-blogging platform is at an advanced stage already, saying most of the conditions given to the platform have been accepted.
He revealed that areas still pending include setting up an office and having a Twitter staff of management cadre that will serve as the country representative.
The Minister expressed optimism that within a few days, or weeks, all pending issues should have been resolved.
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