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NBC Directs Broadcast Stations to Stop Patronising Twitter

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The National Broadcasting Commission NBC has directed all broadcast stations in Nigeria to suspend further patronage of Twitter forthwith.

A statement signed by the Ag Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Professor Armstrong Aduku Augustine Idachaba said all broadcast stations are hereby advised to de-install and desist from deploying Twitter handles both in gathering information for news, programmes presentation, and phone in.

‘Consequent on the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government over the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining the corporate existence of Nigeria, the National Broadcasting Commission directs all Broadcasting Stations in Nigeria to suspend the patronage of Twitter immediately.’

‘In Compliance to the above directive, Broadcasting Stations are hereby advised to de-install Twitter handles and desist from using Twitter as a source (UGC) of information gathering for News and programmes Presentation especially Phone-in.’



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