Recall that, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed while presenting the 2021 budget to the National Assembly stated that a bill should be passed to regulate social media so as to curtail fake news and misinformation.
However; in his statement he said that China has no google, Facebook and Instagram as everything is “well censored and well regulated. ” He warned that the next war that will be fought in the country and across the globe may be fought through social media. He also pointed out that #EndSARS protesters mobilized using social media.
Some Nigerians took to social media to comment on his suggestion: