FG To Prosecute Violators Of Twitter Ban

The attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, has ordered the immediate prosecution of offenders of the federal government ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Special adviser to the to the minister, Dr Umar Gwandu said the minister directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the
Federation, DPPF, to swing into action and commence in earnest the process of prosecution of violators of the federal government de-activation of operations of Twitter in Nigeria.

“Mr Malami directed the DPPF to liaise with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, National Communication Commission NCC and other relevant government agencies to ensure the speedy prosecution of offenders without any further delay,” the statement said.

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