#NoToSocialMediaBill: Nigerians fight back

Nigeria’s senate was again at the center of controversy yesterday, December 2, 2015, when it was reported that a bill to censor the use of social media had passed the second reading.

The bill, sponsored by Senator Ibn Na’Allah of Kebbi South proposed a two-year jail term for the abuse of social media with the option of a N4 million fine.

Nigerians have reacted with outrage to the controversial bill using the hashtag #NoToSocialMediaBill.

Although the Senate released a statement to clarify the bill


Nigerians are still on twitter to voice their displeasure what is viewed as a potential attack on freedom of speech.

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