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Nigerian authorities asked Google to remove banned groups and organizations from YouTube.

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Nigerian authorities asked Google to remove banned groups and organizations from YouTube. Information Minister Lai Mohammed announced on Thursday that Nigeria has asked Google to prohibit the usage of YouTube channels and live streams by banned parties and terrorist organizations in the country.

Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, has been studying measures to restrict social media usage in the country. There are millions of Internet users in the country, and sites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Tiktok are popular. Follow For More Updates at Nigerian authorities by Worldrapiddnews.com

Nigerian authorities asked Google to remove banned groups and organizations from YouTube.

โ€œChannels and emails featuring the names of banned groups and their affiliates should not be permitted on Google platforms,โ€ Mohammed told Google executives in Abuja, Nigeria, according to his account. Googleโ€™s sub-Saharan African head of government affairs and public policy, Charles Murito, stated in a statement that the business has taken steps to resolve the Nigerian governmentโ€™s concerns. Nigerian authorities

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He noted that these efforts include a system for trained users to flag problematic content. Muito stated, โ€œWe share the same goals and objectives.โ€ We do not want our platform to be utilized for evil. The minister stated that the government was especially concerned about the Indigenous People of Biafraโ€™s online activity (IPOB). The government has designated IPOB, a group advocating for the secession of territory in Nigeriaโ€™s southeast, as a โ€œterrorist organization.โ€

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Nigerian authorities asked Google to remove banned groups and organizations from YouTube.

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The minister stated that the governmentโ€™s YouTube concerns are part of an effort to protect Nigerian internet users from the detrimental impacts of social media, especially in advance of next yearโ€™s presidential election. After the social media company withdrew a post from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening to punish regional secessionists, Nigeria stopped Twitter in June 2021 and blocked user access. The restriction on Twitter was removed six months later.

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