Hate Speech Bill
6 Feb 2020
We haven’t spoken in a while, my dear brother. A lot has been happening to me and I just decided to adopt a reflective stance for a while.”
29 Jan 2020
Proponent of the anti-hate speech bill before the National Assembly, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, yesterday disclosed that there are plans to tinker with the bill, saying the death penalty will be expunged.
2 Jan 2020
Most Nigerians woke up on the morning of 3rd December 2019 to read a very curious news item, published on nearly all major newspapers.
24 Dec 2019
More Nigerians have continued to condemn the Hate Speech Bill, which has passed the first and second readings and heading for the committee that will subsequently call for public investigation before it is passed, saying it was dangerous to Nigeria’s democracy. The Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019 proposes that offenses be punishable…
20 Dec 2019
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has berated the National Assembly over the re-introduction of the Hate Speech Bill by the Senate.
18 Dec 2019
Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, yesterday, tasked media practitioners in the country to stand against the passage of the Hate Speech Bill before the National Assembly....
10 Dec 2019
The bill which seeks to enact an Act of the National Assembly titled “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Establishment) Bill...
10 Dec 2019
It is a sad reflection of the decadence of the society we find ourselves and indeed a loss of touch with reality and responsibility of those whose duty it is to secure the society.
2 Dec 2019
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun, has urged the upper chamber of the National Assembly not to “waste its time reworking” the Hate Speech Bill, urging its withdraw and “focus on something more productive.”
26 Nov 2019
The United Nations deputy secretary-general Amina J. Muhammed Tuesday said the UN does support not a death sentence as a penalty for persons found guilty of hate speech. Muhammed, a former Nigerian minister, was in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. “We, of course, did not support the death penalty and I…
25 Nov 2019
In a rather macabre and vexatious manner the Ninth Senate, already opprobrious in the eyes of the Nigerian people, further dug itself into the dungeon of infamy when it proposed and gave a second reading to a bill
24 Nov 2019
Governor of Delta, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Sunday, kicked against the proposed death penalty in the Hate Speech Bill before the National Assembly.