Group Calls On Nigerian Government To Ban Facebook

A bunch has known as on the Nigerian Government to completely ban Facebook within the nation, for denial of free speech and limitation of followership on the platform. 

The group famous that regardless of making tens of millions of {dollars} from Nigeria, Facebook desires to dictate to the folks of the nation tips on how to communicate and write. 

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A video posted on social media exhibits some younger boys carrying placards with totally different inscriptions, in entrance of the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja. A voice within the background of the video says the protesters had been on the Ministry to submit petitions in opposition to Facebook. 

He stated Facebook ought to be banned, stressing that they can’t be controlling their speech.

“Guys, as you can see we have visited the Federal Ministry of Justice to report the activities of Facebook and highlight the need for Facebook to be banned permanently in Nigeria.

“They ought to be banned, they can’t be controlling speech and be telling us what to say or what to not say. They might be deciding the voice that might be heard and the one which shouldn’t be heard. I do not even care in the event that they strike my web page down (sic), they’ll go to hell. The nation comes first earlier than any acquire from social media. As you possibly can see, that is the Ministry of Justice, we simply submitted the petition over there proper now and we’re heading to the Ministry of Information (and Culture). 

“This is Federal Ministry of Justice, enough of nonsense. As you can see, our placards say: ban Facebook in Nigeria, stop the censorship now, sharing the confessional statement of a terrorist is not hate speech. 

“These issues occur as a result of these guys gave me a strike for sharing a confessional assertion of a terrorist. Then who’s Facebook to determine what’s hate speech and the way is confessional assertion hate speech?

“Not only that they have limited the reach of my page, I am not just saying it’s about me, it’s about every other Nigerian that has been banned on this platform by Facebook. 

“Meanwhile, they’re making tens of millions of {dollars} from Nigeria but they wish to dictate to us how we’ll communicate, what we’ll, and what we’ll put out. It’s not going to occur, we’re not going to permit that. We have the ability and we’re going to use it. They should be spoken to within the language they perceive,” he added. 

The Nigeria authorities just lately suspended Twitter indefinitely, after the corporate deleted a controversial assertion tweeted by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Group Calls On Nigerian Government To Ban Facebook

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