NBC Suspends The Use of Twitter In Broadcasting Stations In Nigeria
The National Broadcasting Commission has on Monday suspend the use of Twitter by all Broadcasting stations in the country.
Twitter was suspended in Nigeria due to the fact that the platform is being used for activities that are capable of undermining the corporate existence of Nigeria.
In compliance with the above directive, Broadcasting stations are hereby advised to uninstall Twitter handles and desists from using Twitter as a source of information or newsgathering.
All broadcasting stations are warned that it will be unpatriotic for any broadcaster in Nigeria to continue to patronize the suspended Twitter.
The statement further noted section 5.6.3 of the broadcast code which requires broadcasters to be mindful of materials that may cause disaffection, incite panic, or rift in the society in the use of UGC.