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Nigerians are on the Streets saying #NoToSocialMediaBill

BellaNaija.com

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The issue as regards the Social Media Bill has actually been ongoing for years (just incase you don’t know), and it recently got a second reading at the Senate.

The bill, “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019” was introduced to the senate on November 5, and, if passed, could have social media users who share false information sentenced to prison for 3 years, or asked to pay a fine of ₦150,000.

(And also the protest currently going on Twitter wouldn’t be happening).

Nigerians on Twitter have proceeded to express their disapproval by going to the streets to protest, and also making the hashtag #NoToSocialMediaBill trend on Twitter.

Here’s what is going on:

Photo Credit: Twitter

1 Comment

  1. Dora

    November 27, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    More of this guys! Corrupt leaders are the ones who need the death sentence. Idiots! The blood of innocent Nigerians who have died as a result of their corruption be on their heads!

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