29-10-2019 | Politics |
Coming barely weeks after the government increased the fine for crime on Hate Speech, All seems to suggest the Federal Government is planning to regulate the Social media space.
This was made known by the Serving Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed being of the opinion that Social media is one of the medium where fake news purveyors circulate them to mislead the public.
Mr Lai Mohammed at a press conference was quoted to have said
" It had reached a level where Government may just no longer fold its arms and allow this to continue" despite the fact the minister severally denied reports that the present administration intends to gag the media.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the government would not fold its arms and watch while activities on social media sets the country ablaze.