//Federal government sets to combat fake news.

Federal government sets to combat fake news.

The Federal Government is set to sanitize the social media space to curtail fake news and hate speech.

This was disclosed today by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed at a press conference in Abuja.

Mohammed explained that Federal Government will implement reforms in the broadcast industry and sanction any defaulting broadcast media, adding that the reforms will also extend to the social media space which he described as ‘totally out of control.