FAKE NEWS: Police begin crackdown against social media users, bloggers

The Nigerian Police Force has warned social media users and bloggers operating in the state to desist from using `online’ to spread fake news.

The Cross River Command gave the warning in a statement by its Spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, on Friday in Calabar.

Mrs Ugbo said that some bloggers and social media users were in the habit of posting fake news in their blogs and websites to propagate cheap blackmail by inciting the public against government institutions.

Read also: Lai Mohammed takes fake news fighting to Voice Of America

She said that the command, in collaboration with the leadership of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in the state would not hesitate to deal decisively with any individual or group peddling fake news.

According to her, some of the bloggers who have joined the media profession without requisite training and journalism background were frustrating the cordial working relationship of NUJ and the Police in the state.

Read also: NBC warns politicians against hate speech

Mrs Ugbo said that some unscrupulous social media bloggers were trying to frustrate the media’s effort and reputation gained in championing the enthronement of democracy and respect for human rights in the country.

“They are in a habit of posting fake and unconfirmed stories in their respective websites and social media platforms, aimed at cheap blackmail and spread of rumour to incite the public against government institutions.

Read also: Police dismiss Sergeant over killing of undergraduate

“In the same vein, the command wants to categorically state that the fake news making rounds on social media that three babies were stolen at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital is not true.

“The story is a blatant lie and calculated attempt to undermine or tarnish the hospital’s reputation, thereby causing security breach in the state and the hospital,’’ she stated.


Related posts

50 Thoughts to “FAKE NEWS: Police begin crackdown against social media users, bloggers”

  1. viagra trial pack canada http://kloviagrli.com/ viagra, buy with paypal

  2. online money loan bad credit payday loan lenders in uk payday advance poteau ok

  3. quando non funziona cialis cialis hipertensiГіn arterial cialis back pain relief

  4. buy viagra online pharmacy http://vigedon.com/ generic viagra online europe

  5. cialis viagra australia http://llecialisjaw.com/ generic cialis us pharmacy

  6. super cash advance cash loans youth allowance hard money loan las vegas

  7. email from cash advance lowest rate payday loans uk payday loans cville va

  8. 24 advanced learning loans faq entrusted loan cash pooling cash loan fast approval

  9. site de confiance cialis cialis bij apotheek mejor viagra cialis levitra

  10. motion sickness pharmacies near me canadadrugs pharmacy

  11. cialis overnight shipping canada cialis dapoxetine buy generic cialis

  12. where to buy genuine viagra online viagra paypal viagra super active trusted websites

  13. viagra without prescription will viagra make you last longer pfizer viagra accepts visa cards

  14. meds online without doctor prescription discount drugs online pharmacy canada online pharmacy

  15. medical pharmacy canadianpharmacyusa24h pharmacy cost comparison

  16. drugstore online try our ed pack overseas pharmacy forum

  17. Trandate buy prescription drugs from canada walmart pharmacy price check https://canadianpharmacy-yy.com/ – pharmacy online mexico ’

  18. over the counter viagra cialis Apcalis SX cialis online overnight https://impotencecdny.com/ – 24 hour pharmacy ’

  19. original viagra product dapoxetine viagra with no prescrption viagra online paypal http://erectilejyzd.com/index.php?called=terms – viagra with dapoxetine or viagra with dapoxetine better ’

  20. brand name viagra for sale viagra coupons otc viagra australia http://canadianpharmacy-yy.com/Fitness/how-to-get-a-six-pack.html – generic viagra soft tabs ’

  21. can i take viagra with daxpoteine online pharmacies of canada where to buy viagra online http://erectilejyzd.com/ – Duphaston ’

  22. buy cialis in las vegas brand cialis 20mg cialis 20mg cost? http://cialmenshoprx.com/ – cialis online fast ’

  23. cialis international cialis online australia buy cialis http://loncialis.com/ – low price cialis ’

  24. Kbbtdops

    cialis black Endep cheap original cialis https://xz-pharmacyonline.com – Atorlip-5 ’

  25. viagra with dapoxetine overnight delivery viagra vs viagra super active shelf life of viagra http://llviabest.com/ – buy viagra online ’

  26. cialis free samples generic cialis mastercard buy cialis pro http://21cialismen.com/ – order generic cialis online ’


  28. buy viagra online ireland drugs like viagra buy viagra online http://acialaarx.com/ – how much is viagra without insurance ’

  29. cialis results generic cialis prices buy cialis uk http://phrcialiled.com/ – mail order cialis ’

  30. cialis price comparison no prescription cialis black 800 mg pill house reliable source cialis http://cialijomen.com/ – generic cialis ’

  31. local generic cialis in united states purchase cialis australia cialis reviews patients http://mycialedst.com/ – buy cialis cheap fast delivery ’

  32. red viagra onlen viagra walmart price viagra purchase online usa http://genqpviag.com/ – discount viagra free shipping on all order ’

  33. viagra online reviews viagra professional australia when viagra patent run out http://genericrxxx.com/ – how much costs viagra in india ’

  34. what doctor prescribes viagra pfizerl viagra online where i can buy viagra in australia viagra paypal to australia viagra on;ine usa viagra overnight viagra for sale no prescription buy viagra in sydney online mexico pharmacy, viagra viagra prescription austin discreet viagra order viagra pfirer viagra viagra paypal bezahlen viagra onelaine

  35. by viagra online viagra buy online paypal buy viagra in ireland top online generic viagra viagra 50mg viagra or cialis viagra new zealand without prescription buy viagra us lloyds pharmacy in scotland order viagra viagra online canada free viagra samples australia pfizer viagra viagra onlines viagra 100mg canada where can i get viagra cheap

  36. how much does viagra cost uk toronto viagra discount viagra india viagra online shopping asia purchase viagra melbourne where to get viagra in melbourne viagra purchase without prescription buy viagra online viagra professional online pharmacy viagra canada how much does a prescription of viagra cost side effects of viagra super force generic viagra with dapoxetine viagra australia viagra liver disease

  37. canada generic viagra generic viagra canada customs online viagra review viagra without a prescripton viagra pills in ilkeston viagra for sale canada products like viagra viagra gold viagra on line\’ viagra super power viagra covered on line by insurance levitra and viagra perth australia viagra by pills viagra versus generic viagra online viagra

  38. canadian pharmacies online ed pills that work quickly nearest drug store

  39. online pharmacy reviews canadian pharmacy generic viagra ed meds online without doctor prescription

  40. canadian mail order pharmacy best online canadian pharmacy canadian pharmacies

  41. canadian online pharmacies rx plus pharmacy best online pharmacy

Leave a Comment