Rescind Suspension Of Twitter In Nigeria Or Face Legal Action SERAP Tells Buhari. SERAP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, legal & advocacy org. devoted to promoting transparency, accountability & respect for socio-economic rights in Nigeria.
SERAP is suing Nigerian authorities over their ILLEGAL indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria of which Nigerians have a right to freedom of expression and access to information including online, and we plan to fight to keep it that way.
SERAP her Twitter page sayed “We’re preparing court papers to sue President Buhari and Nigeria Gov over the illegal and unconstitutional suspension of Twitter in Nigeria.
Femi Falana SAN also condemned the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that: “This is a provocative infringement of Nigerians’ right to freedom of information in the country.” “This is a confirmation of the suspension of Chapter 4 of the Nigerian Constitution.”
“The NBC has been authorised to impose harsh fines on local media houses that embarass the Federal Government as a pretext for possible ban.”
“The suspension of Twitter may soon be extended to the BBC, VOA and other international media platforms accused of publishing seditious or defamatory information against the government and its officials he added.
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