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24 Feb
The UN has advised Nigerians to eschew hate speeches during the forthcoming election season to guard against electoral violence and related crimes. Ms Alice Nderitu, UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Prevention of Genocide, offered the advice in Abuja on Friday when she briefed reporters in the course of her official visit…
5 Nov 2022
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has admonished Nigerian politicians to have better understanding of politics in a democratic society, saying that hate speeches and acrimonious political campaigns...
25 Oct 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need to defend freedom of speech and confront challenges of rising misinformation and hate speech.
9 Oct 2022
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has urged broadcasters and the general public to ensure strict compliance with the Nigerian Constitution, the NBC Act...
23 Sep 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, urged politicians to shun hate speech, desist from using masquerades and abstain from use of public facilities and religious centres during campaigns.
17 Aug 2022
Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has called on Nigerians to steer clear of hate speech and other acts capable of causing disunity in the country.
18 Jul 2022
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) under the leadership of detained Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has condemned and called for arrest of the Senate Committee Chairman on Foreign Affairs, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, over what they termed hate speech against the Igbo...
28 Jun 2022
In commemoration of the maiden edition of International Day to Counter hate speech, United Nations (UN) has cautioned against trampling on freedom of speech and expression,
12 Apr 2022
Internet technologies have revolutionised communication and completely altered the media landscape. They have widened accessibility and transferred the power of discussion to the people.
7 Dec 2021
Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.
26 Oct 2021
In every country around the world, hate speech threatens human rights and social stability, exacerbating conflict and tensions in all regions. In the context of COVID-19, hateful content...
25 Sep 2021
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has admonished religious leaders to be upright and patriotic in their preaching so as not to put society in danger


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Dr Marcel Mbamalu, Publisher Prime Business Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 30 May 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Foremost publisher and media ace, Dr Marcel Mbamalu, has been nominated to participate in the 2023 Jefferson Fellowships. Dr. Mbamalu is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Prime Business Africa, which also happens to be the only media outfit selected from Nigeria and the…
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ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 29 May 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has received in-principle approval by Kazakhstan’s Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA). This latest approval highlights Bybit’s continued commitment to expanding its presence in emerging and dynamic markets. The in-principle approval subjects Bybit to pre-conditions leading to permanent authorization upon Bybit’s completion…
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President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to vacate the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos, immediately. Tinubu on Tuesday evening said if there were issues between the “two important agencies of government”, they would be resolved amicably. The President said this, according to a…
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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to treat the issue of subsidy removal with caution. In his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Monday, Tinubu declared that the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. He added that the 2023 Budget made no provision…