Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has denied claims that the ministry is tapping phone calls and monitoring citizens on social media. This comes after a statement claiming that all mobile phones were being monitored by government officials went viral and caused panic.
Daily Trust, 23 February 2020
There are no new regulations to monitor phone calls and trawl through what Nigerians do on social media, the Federal Government has said. Read more »
This Day, 24 February 2020
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