Buhari’s Government Moves to Regulate Nigerians’ Posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Others

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Lai Mohammed

“Since we launched our reform of the broadcast industry, many Nigerians have reached out to us, demanding that we also look into how to sanitise the social media space.

“I can assure you that we are also working on how to inject sanity into the social media space which, today, is totally out of control.

”No responsible government will sit by and allow fake news and hate speech to dominate its media space, because of the capacity of this menace to exploit our national fault lines to set us against each other and trigger a national conflagration.

“That is why we will continue to evolve ways to tackle fake news and hate speech until we banish both.”

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has said it’s working on how to inject sanity into the social media space which, according to it, is totally out of control today.

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