The federal government has directed security agencies to tackle the propagation of hate speech, especially through social media

IMG 20180126 123508 300x202 - FG orders security agencies to monitor social media posts of ‘prominent Nigerians’

The order was given at a security meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.

Mansur Dan Ali, minister of defence, had described the trend of hate speech on social media as worrisome.

“Relevant security agencies should as a matter of urgency tackle the propagation of hate speeches through the social media, particularly by some notable Nigerians,” Ali said.

News Reporter

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