Social Media Bill
11 Dec 2019
Respected Nigerian musician cum politician in an Instagram post on his page today has called on Nigerians to take action on the issues bedevilling the country. The EME boss who cited issues like gender inequality, gender-based violence, human rights abuse, social media bill among others urged Nigerians to ensure that they do something in their…
8 Dec 2019
Chief Segun Osoba, a former Managing Director of Daily Times Newspaper and former Governor of Ogun State, is a renowned journalist, who covered the Nigerian Civil War.
2 Dec 2019
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25 Nov 2019
The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, has said that the “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019” was an unnecessary duplication of laws for Nigerians.
23 Nov 2019
Earlier today, the hashtag trending on twitter was #saynotosocialmediabill#. The bill, ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019’ was introduced on Tuesday, November 5 and according to the sponsor of the legislation, it will curb fake news on the internet. However, Nigerians are not ready to have this bill and there have been different…
22 Nov 2019
The Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019, otherwise known as the Social Media Bill, has a provision that will empower the Nigerian government to unilaterally order the shutdown of the internet if passed into law. The bill, being pushed by Senator Muhammad Sani Musa (APC-Niger East), passed the second reading this week. The Nigerian government,…
7 Nov 2019
Nigerians have expressed their outrage by a proposed bill by the Nigerian senate to regulate the use of social media by its citizens. The bill, ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019’ was introduced on Tuesday, November 5 and according to the sponsor of the legislation, it will curb fake news on the internet.…
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