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Just In: NBC Orders Broadcast Stations To Immediately Deactivate Twitter Handles


Following the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has directed all broadcasting stations in Nigeria to suspend the patronage of Twitter immediately.

The Commission asked all broadcast stations to deinstall their Twitter handles and desist from using it as a source of information gathering for News and programmes presentation especially phone-in.

The acting director-general, Armstrong Idachaba, NBC in a statement on Monday, said the directive is in line with Section 2(1) of the NBC Act, which according to him, entrusts the commission with responsibility to ensure strict adherence to the national laws, rules, and regulations.