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Two non-governmental organisations, Media Rights Agenda and the International Press Centre, on Monday threatened to drag the Federal Government to the African Union and United Nations if it did not rescind the ban placed on the mirco- logging site.

The groups stated that the action was an unjustifiable violation of the rights of all Nigerians to freedom of expression and access to information, noting that the action of the government violated the international and African charters the country was a party to.

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This was contained in a joint statement signed by MRA’s Executive Director, Mr. Edetaen Ojo; and the Executive Director of IPC, Mr Lanre Arogundade.

The statement was titled, ‘MRA, IPC condemn Federal Government’s Twitter ban, threaten to lodge complaints before the AU, UN bodies.’ ,,

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