Nigerians React To Hike In Data Price
The National Communications Commission (NCC) has ordered the telecoms companies in the country to increase prices of data as they regard it as too low.
Nigerians have gone on social media with anger talking about how the prices of so man things have gone up and now data.
See reactions below:
We are not even done swallowing the stupid idea of tax on calls above 3mins, some 'regulatory body' are talking data price hike. Nonsense!— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) November 29, 2016
So the NCC is going to hike data tariffs?— 'Ebube. (@EbubeIsaac) November 28, 2016
You people thought Buhari was going to sit back and watch you insult him with cheap data?
That d data price hike ll reduce govt critics is nt even d issue, d BIG issue is SMEs ll downsize, we might remain in recession beyond '17.— SEGUN (@SegunAndrews) November 29, 2016
Fuel price, Electricity & data tarrif hike, passport tax, subsidy removed.— Remi Gatsby (@Ceorhemz) November 29, 2016
What will our leaders SACRIFICE ? Security votes or allowances ?
Just as the Occupy Nigeria protest turned Nigerians against GEJ, so will this Data Hike do the same for Buhari.— Bible Barbie (@rynie_licious) November 29, 2016
That's the silver lining
They want to hike the prices of data? Nigerian government are really out to destroy the people, this time around.— Eso❄ (@ESONINJA) November 29, 2016
electricity tariff hike— NDS (@Newtondsaliu) November 29, 2016
Fuel price hike
Data tariff hike
Good policies but wrong timing. Recesion has come 2 stay
Nigerians are very resilient and complacent— Ada Okwuosah (@janiebanks) November 29, 2016
Very soon the Data tarrif hike will become the Normal way of life...
The way to challenge the imminent data tariff hike is not on social media, it is through the courts. Get an injunction and stop the plan.— Yinka Ogunnubi (@yinkanubi) November 29, 2016
This data hike is the silliest thing. And it once again shows how little our leaders understand the basics of economics.— Adeyinka Amurawaiye (@ADYK_41) November 28, 2016
I hope the PMB and APC praise singers get a special concession on the proposed data tariff hike?— E M E K A (@EmekaEK) November 29, 2016
APC increased Fuel to N145— Ebube D Statesman (@akaebube) November 28, 2016
APC imposed stamp duty N50
APC wants to hike internet data tariff
The only party that can save us now is MMM