BREAKING: Lai Mohammed summoned for questioning over the 'temporary' Twitter ban in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Tourism, Lai Mohammed has been summoned to appear before the House of Representatives.

Lai is to appear before the house to answer questions relating to why the use of the micro-blogging site is currently under ban in Nigeria.

This was disclosed by the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, while addressing his colleagues on the resumption of plenary after two weeks break.

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Mr Gbajabiamila added that the House Committees of Communication, Justice and Legal Matters as well as Information are to submit a report within 10 days to enable the House take an informed decision on the ban.

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