Arewa Group Begs FG To Ban Porn Websites From Nigeria’s Cyberspace

The Arewa Youth Consultative Council (AYCC) has asked the Federal Government to block sexual and immorally-related websites from the Nigerian cyberspace.The group says individuals or companies that refuse to comply with the ban should be fined.

Arewa Group Begs FG To Ban Porn Websites From Nigeria's CyberspaceIn a statement signed by the group’s spokesperson, Muhammad Ibrahim, on Friday, August 14, 2020, AYCC said it is concerned by the exposure of Nigerian youths to ‘sexual contamination’. The group said the exposure of Nigerian youths to sexual content is fueling a culture of indecency, immorality and increasing cases of sexual misbehaviours.

Arewa group, in the letter addressed to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, called on the government to enforce a strict monitoring policy that will remove pornographic content. In his response on his Twitter account, Pantami said the group should redirect the request instead to the Ministry of Information and Culture, headed by Lai Mohammed.
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