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The invention and rapid advancement of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has attracted considerable attention on the impact of social media on various human development. With the emergence of social media, people around the globe nascent democracies which have started using their online presence to engage in political discussions. This led to the creating of various strategies in ensuring and maintaining political development in Nigeria. This paper aims to discuss how social media impacted on political development and stability in Nigeria. To achieve the afore stated; the meaning of social media is discussed, the concept of political development and stability are stated, the impact of social media on political development and stability are presented and the issues regarding the social media in relation to political development and stability in Nigeria are discussed. The paper concludes with some of the recommendations among which includes a paradigm shift in narratives and every good indication that Nigeria is slow heading in the right direction as far as the freedom of expression via the social media is concerned.