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[BREAKING] VPN: FG orders prosecution of Twitter users

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Saturday, directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Malami’s spokesman, Umar Gwandu, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Twitter ban: Malami orders prosecution of offenders.’

The Federal Government had on Friday ordered all internet service providers to suspend Twitter. However, many Nigerians have been using the Virtual Private Networks to circumvent the ban.

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The statement by the AGF read, “Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has directed the immediate prosecution of offenders of the Federal Government ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria.

“Malami directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation at the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, 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.

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

2 COMMENTS

  1. How on Earth did this cow become artoney general of this country? Ok come and prosecute 100m Nigerians using tweeter. Akwuya. Ewu. The days of nonsense is coming to an end in this country. It will be the masses, youths against the elites. Not religious, not tribal, not ethnicity. Masses vs elites.

  2. Oho! The planned secret memo to suspend the Nigerian Constitution has started in a style. Malami you de learn work where Nigerians de. This attitude and careless talk of malami is going and have provoked Nigerians. Who the full are you? You were not voted for , you were appointed to defend the Constitution and do justice but rather you promote anachy and Injustice. Hmmm! “The death that kills a dog does not allow it the perceive the smell of feaces”

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