Home News Breaking: Buhari regime orders radio, TV stations to delete Their Twitter accounts

Breaking: Buhari regime orders radio, TV stations to delete Their Twitter accounts

The Nigerian government has ordered both public and private broadcast stations operating in the country to immediately delete their Twitter accounts, citing an earlier ban on the social media platform.

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) issued the directive in a statement on Monday morning. It came a day after newsmen reported that some broadcast stations have stopped distributing their contents to social media amidst fears of a government crackdown.

The NBC in its Monday morning statement touted its powers to regulate activities of broadcast stations, including enforcement of federal laws and regulations.

Twitter is anti-Nigeria, it supports IPOB more than FG, I am Very Happy About…

But the Twitter ban was a directive issued via a press release from the ministry of information under Lai Mohammed, and legal scholars argued it cannot be taken as a law or actionable instrument.

Twitter Dares Buhari, Vows To Restore Access To Platform Despite Nigeria Ban

The ban came a day after Twitter deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweets for apparent genocidal threats against the people of Eastern Nigeria. The president denied threatening violence, saying he was only recalling the carnage that characterised the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70 to prevent a repeat.

Details shortly…

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here