Nigeria: Senate President Calls For Censorship of Social Media
The President of Nigeria's Senate, David Mark, recently advocated clamping down on social media in the country.Many netizens perceived his comments as a declaration of battle on the Nigeria'swebosphere.
According to Tuale Naija:
Mark had last Thursday, while declaring open a two-day retreat for Senate Press corps in Umuahia, Abia State, reportedly said the check became necessary as people used the media to demean their leaders. He added that there was no opportunity for retraction of information in such media.
We need to change our attitude on how we report things about our country and we should emulate the foreign reporters who never report negative things about their countries.
David Mark, Senate President of Nigeria (Photo... [via Global Voices Online]