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JUST IN: Poly students back Buhari govt on Twitter ban, says platform not bigger than Nigeria


The National Association of Polytechnic Students, NAPS, has thrown its weight behind the decision of the Federal Government to place a ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria.

The National President of the association, Mr. Olalere Benedict, made this known at a press conference in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Wednesday.

He said the Federal Government has the right to put a stop to anything capable of heating up the country’s polity.

According to him, Twitter is not bigger than Nigeria and that it is an entity, while Nigeria is a sovereign country.

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He urged the Federal Government to put in place control measures that will monitor the activities of the social media in the country.

While speaking on inclusion of psychometric studies into the curriculum of Polytechnic institutions, the president called for a full implementing of the course of study.

He said this would allow students prepare themselves for the future in their chosen careers.


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