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Hate speech

12 Apr
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
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
21 Jun 2021
From doing business to staying informed of the news, everyone relies on access to information every now and then. But what happens when that information is incorrect, or worse still
16 Apr 2021
Youtube, an online video-sharing platform owned by Google, has suspended popular Christian television channel, Emmanuel TV, the YouTube channel belonging to Pastor Temitope Joshua of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations
24 Feb 2021
Rising from its one day meeting with the 13 registered professional associations/guilds in the film and video industry, the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has said...
29 Nov 2020
Hate speech is a public speech that expresses hate or encourages violence towards a person or group based on something such as race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.
30 Sep 2020
In August, the Nigerian Government announced the increase of fines for hate speech by media houses from N500,000 to N5 million. The announcement was made by the Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the unveiling ceremony of the revised National Broadcasting Code by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Lagos. The code…
4 Aug 2020
Chad says it has cut back the speed of the internet to crimp the spread of messages "inciting hate" on social media.
4 Aug 2020
Freedom of expression is considered one of the cardinal pillars and cornerstone of fundamental rights in human rights philosophy and entire legal jurisprudence.
8 Jul 2020
Organizers of a Facebook ad boycott vowed to press on with their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer meaningful action on curbing hateful content.


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Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General of the Federation over his presidential ambition. Emefiele, through his counsel, S.T. Maliki, told Justice Ahmed Mohammed that a notice of discontinuance had been filed and served on the…
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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D, on Monday, threatened to shut down major airports if the face-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government continued.