Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, has said that Twitter which has been banned in the country bankrolled the #EndSARS protests across the country in 2020.

The minister made the revelation at the ongoing probe of Twitter ban by a joint House of Representatives on Information, ICT and Justice.

Mohammed said: “Twitter raised funds for the #EndSARS protesters before it was hijacked.”


The minister is currently facing an avalanche of questions from lawmakers investigating the circumstances of the Twitter suspension.

The lawmakers are alluding that operations of Twitter were suspended because the micro logging platform took down the tweet of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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