Nigeria: Despite Widespread Criticism, Nigerian Govt Commences Social Media Regulation

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked all social media platforms and online broadcasting service providers in Nigeria to apply for broadcast licence.

The Nigerian government continued its controversial move to regulate social media platforms on Thursday as it asked Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others to apply for broadcast licenses.

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), in a newspaper advertorial, asked all social media platforms and online broadcasting service providers…


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