BREAKING: NBC To Sanction All TV And Radio Stations Over Twitter Usage – #Twitterban—-The National Broadcasting Commission just revealed its intention Television to sanction all TV stations, radio stations and other platforms that are still patronising Twitter after the Federal Government ban
The Genius Media Nigeria reports that the Commission which is an agency under the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy said this in a statement by its acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, on Monday.
NBC said, “De-install Twitter handles and desist from using Twitter as a source of information gathering for News and programmes presentation especially phone-in.”
The Federal Government had on Friday threatened to block the US based microblogging platform after it deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘civil war’ tweet.
The FG further directed network operators to deactivate Twitter access from their networks.
But lots of Nigerians are still accessing Twitter using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).