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Do you know hate speech bill is still alive and well at the senate? 

    Do you know hate speech bill is still alive and well at the senate? 

Social media/internet freedom is a basic human right. It is unalienable. In the pool of freedoms, it is as basic as the right to exist. Take away the power of

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Group launches campaign against bills on social media, hate speech

    Group launches campaign against bills on social media, hate speech

The Center for Advancement of Civil Liberties and Development, also known as the Center for Liberty (CFL), has launched a campaign against social media and hate speech bills. The social

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Oyedepo: Buhari’s govt has no direction — worst in Nigeria’s history

    Oyedepo: Buhari’s govt has no direction — worst in Nigeria’s history

David Oyedepo, presiding bishop of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is the worst in Nigeria’s history. According to the PUNCH,

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Social media bill is bad for youth development in Nigeria

    Social media bill is bad for youth development in Nigeria

If you are a Nigerian, news in town is that of the reading and debating of the controversial social media bill sponsored by Sani Musa, a senator, as a means

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I’m a victim of fake news but I don’t support hate speech bill, says Soyinka

  I’m a victim of fake news but I don’t support hate speech bill, says Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says the hate speech bill will limit free speech. Soyinka said this on Monday while speaking

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US envoy describes ‘hate speech bill’ as an ‘impressive piece of legislation’

  US envoy describes ‘hate speech bill’ as an ‘impressive piece of legislation’

Jerry Howard, political officer of the US embassy in Nigeria, says he is impressed with the level of work done

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Keyamo: There must be penalty for posting false information on social media

  Keyamo: There must be penalty for posting false information on social media

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and productivity, says there must be penalty for positing false information on social

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‘Pay attention to issues on poverty not social media’ — CAN knocks n’assembly

  ‘Pay attention to issues on poverty not social media’ — CAN knocks n’assembly

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the national assembly to discard the social media and hate speech bills.

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‘It’s scary, draconian’ — Tambuwal asks media to fight hate speech bill

  ‘It’s scary, draconian’ — Tambuwal asks media to fight hate speech bill

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has asked the media to remain vigilant, educate and mobilise Nigerians to defend the

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‘Do not gag me’ — Protesters ask n’assembly to drop social media/hate speech bills

  ‘Do not gag me’ — Protesters ask n’assembly to drop social media/hate speech bills

Protesters have converged on the National Assembly Complex in Abuja to vent against the bills seeking to regulate social media

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