‘Ethnoreligious-based hate-speeches dominate social media’
Research findings have revealed that use of hate-speeches dominates social media platforms. Specifically, the findings indicated that ethnicity and religious-based dangerous speeches are topmost and more frequently used by social media users. The monthly-based ICT research conducted by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) under the “Curbing Hate and Dangerous Speeches in Nigeria Project,…
Group advocates legal framework on hate speeches
Participants at a one- day forum organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Owerri have advocated a legal framework and enabling laws to handle the growing and disturbing issues of hate and dangerous speeches in the country. Media practitioners were also urged not to give prominence on the pages of the newspapers…
Hate speech, fake news biggest threat to national security - El-Rufai
The governor made the observation when he received Maj._Gen. Anthony Alolagbe, the new Commander, Operation Safe Haven, a special task force established in 2010 in Plateau, who paid him a courtesy visit in Kaduna.
Social media promoting hate speeches, insecurity - Lalong
Represented by Mr Rufus Bature, Secretary to the Government of Plateau, Lalong alleged that rumours steadily spewed into the social media had often led to bad blood and cause massive confusion.
Let’s talk about hate speech
Lai Mohammed, claims that “all these fake news/hate speech is just to distort the hard work of the government,” and asks Nigeria’s media to “self-regulate or self-destruct.”
PFN cautions politicians, leaders against hate speeches
Rev. Felix Omobude has warned politicians against hate speeches. He gave the warning in a statement in Benin City, while felicitating with the Muslims during the Eid-El-Kabir.
Tame actions that inspire hate speech, Group tells FG
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, who was apparently miffed by the level of hate speeches going on in the country had said that government would henceforth classify such hate speeches as ëterrorist acts.
Hate speech: Poor handling is recipe for national catastrophe, Ohanaeze warns
The obnoxious song by an unnamed female singer, which has more than 20 vitriolic stanzas, plays for a duration of five minutes 39 seconds. For most of this period, the singer busies herself casting aspersions and invectives on Ndigbo.