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‘Hate speech is the cause of violence in Nigeria’ — Abdullahi defends ‘controversial’ bill

    ‘Hate speech is the cause of violence in Nigeria’ — Abdullahi defends ‘controversial’ bill

Sabi Abdullahi, senator representing Niger north and sponsor of the bill seeking to “curb hate speech” says the proposed legislation will tackle violence in Nigeria. Speaking when he featured on

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Plateau rep rejects social media, hate speech bills — after ‘pressure’ from constituents

    Plateau rep rejects social media, hate speech bills — after ‘pressure’ from constituents

Dachung Bagos, a member of the house of representatives from Plateau state, has kicked against the bills seeking to regulate social media and “curb hate speech” in the country. Addressing

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A case for hate speech and social media bills

    A case for hate speech and social media bills

The disapproval of the social media and hate speech bills by a lot of Nigerians is quite understandable. The ignominy with which the Buhari administration has repeatedly made a mockery

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Faleke: I’m not in support of death penalty for hate speech

    Faleke: I’m not in support of death penalty for hate speech

James Faleke, a member of the house of representatives, says he is not in support of the bill which prescribes death penalty for hate speech. The proposed legislation has sparked

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Hate speech bill has nothing to do with third term agenda, says senate spokesman

  Hate speech bill has nothing to do with third term agenda, says senate spokesman

Godiya Akwashiki, acting spokesman of the senate, says the bill seeking to prohibit hate speech in the country has nothing

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The antidote to hate speech isn’t ‘hate speech bill’, it’s good governance

  The antidote to hate speech isn’t ‘hate speech bill’, it’s good governance

When people are in power, for either four (4) or eight (8) years, it would look like they are going

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The resurfacing of the hate speech bill

  The resurfacing of the hate speech bill

Many Nigerians were taken aback on Tuesday, November 12 2019, when news filtered that the Hate Speech Bill, first introduced

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ICYMI: ‘Hate speech’ bill not necessary, says FG

  ICYMI: ‘Hate speech’ bill not necessary, says FG

The federal government says hate speech is already covered in the cybercrime act of 2015.  Gbemisola Saraki, minister of state

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Senate gives one condition to kill ‘hate speech’ bill

  Senate gives one condition to kill ‘hate speech’ bill

The senate says it will quash the hate speech bill if it realises that the bill could bring about hardship

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FG desperate to suppress the will of Nigerians, says PDP on ‘hate speech’ bill

  FG desperate to suppress the will of Nigerians, says PDP on ‘hate speech’ bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the bill seeking to establish a commission for the prohibition of hate speech

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