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
In a paper I delivered last week, I created levels of differentiation between Democracy and Dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in Nigeria.
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.…
25 Jun 2016
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru, has said that the Senate decided to throw out the controversial Frivolous Petition Bill 2016 ...
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A former spokesman for President Bola Tinubu's campaign in the South East, Dr. Josef Onoh has disclosed that the United States of America (USA) privacy law, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), is in protection of the Nigeria President from releasing his academic records to the 2023 presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party…
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Napoli admin on TikTok recently disrespected Victor Osimhen by trolling him over his call for the penalty he missed in a 0-0 draw with Bologna in a Serie A match last weekend.
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Over 25 years ago, two students at Stanford University came up with an idea in their dormitory - to make a search engine for the internet. They wanted to organize web pages and rank them. Initially named BackRub, this project grew into something massive - Google, one of the most important companies globally. Today, billions…
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, said one person died while two sustained injuries in a multiple crash on Ota-Idiroko Road on Wednesday.
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Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has extended his heartfelt greetings to the entire Muslim community in Zamfara and Nigeria on the auspicious occasion of Maulud. The 12th day of Rabi’ul Awwal ( Islamic calendar) is celebrated as the birthday anniversary of the Holy Prophet, Muhammad (peace be upon him). In a statement on Wednesday by…