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Social Media Bill Awaiting Public Reading — Senate



The Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019( SB.132), on Wednesday, scaled second reading in the Senate.

The bill, which will regulate the use of social media in Nigeria and curb the spread of fake news, was sponsored by the Chairman, Committee on Senate Services, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa,  All Progressives Congress, APC, Niger East

Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, All Progressives Congress, APC,  Ekiti Central led Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters is to report back at Plenary in four weeks.

The bill is awaiting the Public Hearing before the third reading.

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