Defamation, Libel Laws Inadequate To Tackle Hate Speech – Senator Sabi
Senator Sabi Abdullahi, on Thursday said existing laws on defamation and libel are grossly inadequate to tackle hate speech in its form. Senator Sabi Abdullahi who represents Niger North Senatorial District in the National Assembly is the senator who is sponsoring the Hate Speech Bill….
Don’t Muzzle Nigerians,’ IBB Condemns Hate Speech Bill
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), has lent his voice against the Hate Speech Bill, warning the sponsors of the bill not to try to muzzle Nigerians. He said the bill was inimical to the growth of the country and does not support the…
Social Media Bill is Anti People- Martins Oloja
Martins Oloja, Editorial Board Member, The Guardian Newspaper has said the current social media bill debate by the national assembly is anti- people. According to him, the senate is supposed to represent the people not repress the people freedom of speech. Martins Oloja spoke on…
JUST IN: Senate Proposes Bill To Establish Agency For Hate Speech
The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country. The bill, sponsored by a former Senate spokesperson, who is now the Deputy Senate Whip, Sabi Abdullahi, passed first reading on the floor of…
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APC Fixes Anambra Governorship Forms At N22.5m, Announces Date For Primaries
Medaner said that the party would start the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the election at the party’s national secretariat from April 15 to June 8.
Gov. Akeredolu Renews Fight With Former Deputy, Calls Police To Retrieve Vehicles
To this end, the Governor has enlisted the help of the state Commissioner of Police, CP Bolaji Salami, to recover the vehicles.
Top Lagos Politician Caught With Cocaine At Airport
This is according to a statement issued by the NDLEA on Wednesday and signed by its spokesman Femi Babafemi.
Eid El Fitr: Forge A National Cohesion, Abiru Urges Nigerians
According to Abiru, the current security and other challenges facing the nation require unity and national oneness to overcome.