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Nigeria ICT ministry denies eavesdropping on phone calls and monitoring social media

Monday 24 February 2020 | 10:15 CET | News
Nigerian minister of communications and digital economy Isa Ali Ibrahim fake news purportedly authored by him that implies that all devices are now connected to the ministry's systems and that from 24 February, it will commence recording phone calls and monitoring social media platforms and forums. The malicious message discourages citizens from sharing messages or videos with political or religious content, claiming this is now officially a crime and could lead to arrest.

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