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Police reportedly arrest Twitter users in Ilorin

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A man has raised the alarm over the arrest of his friends in Ilorin, Kwara state for using microblogging and social networking service, Twitter despite being banned by the federal government.

According to him, Police officers arrested his friends in Tanke Oke Odo, Ilorin after checking their phones and seeing the Twitter app.

The unidentified man contacted a Twitter Influencer @BlvckDotun, who then shared screenshot of their chat on the platform.

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He said that policemen are also checking phones of random people under Agege bridge in Lagos state to see if they have the Twitter app.

Recall that on Saturday, Attorney General and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, ordered the arrest and prosecution of any Nigerian seen using Twitter.

See screenshot of the chat below:

 
 
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