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Why we want to monitor social media accounts of prominent Nigerians — FG

The Federal Government will soon begin to monitor posts on social media by notable Nigerians in order to checkmate hate speeches.

Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali disclosed this to State House reporters on Thursday after a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari held with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The minister told the National Security Council that relevant security agencies should, as a matter of urgency,  tackle “the propagation of hate speeches especially through the social media particularly by some notable Nigerians.”

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He said the meeting discussed the stringent conditions imposed by the United States government for the sale of 12 Super Tucano A29 planes and other  weapons worth $495 million.

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