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2 Things Nigerians Must Learn To Do As President Buhari Announces Conditional Lifting Of Twitter Ban

President Muhammad Buhari in a speech this morning ordered for the ban placed on Twitter to be lifted, this announcement was read out by the President in his national speech.

Recall that on the 5th of June 2021, President Buhari through the minister of information and culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed ordered for the shut down of Twitter in Nigeria, this ban was set in place to regulate the numerous hate speech, fake news, and inciting comments against the government through the use of the app.

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After the ban, many Nigerians spoke against the ban on Twitter and called on the government to lift the ban, despite the calls and the negative effects the ban had on the country, the government stood its ground and made it known that the ban on Twitter would only be lifted after the government found a way to regulate hate speech.

President Muhammed Buhari's administration assured Nigerians that the ban on Twitter would be lifted, the president in his national speech to mark Nigeria's independence today, ordered for the ban on Twitter to be lifted.

His speech brought much excitement to many Nigerians and especially to those who were affected by the ban.

Just as Nigerians rejoice over the news, they must learn to do these two things to continue enjoying the new privilege given to them.

1. Desist from peddling fake news: recall that what brought about the ban on Twitter in the first place was the propagation of fake news using the app.

Nigerians, especially those who enjoy the services of Twitter, must ensure that they don't propagate fake news and inciting hateful comments, especially against the government.

2. Be patriotic citizens: with the return of Twitter, Nigerians must ensure to keep being patriotic, they should strive to keep the country together and promote unity and oneness, they should use Twitter to promote the country's unity.

They should desist from using the Twitter app to incite hateful speech and propagate fake news which could weaken the country's unity.

Learning to do these two things, would bring about the long-term use of Twitter and eradicate the fear of the government placing a bam on the app again.

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