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December, 2019

  • 6 December

    We Recorded 387 Hate Speech Instances In November – CITAD

    The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has said it tracked and documented a total of 387 Hate and dangerous speech instances on Facebook and Twitter handles across the country in November. Hamza Ibrahim, CITAD Coordinator, Countering Hate Speech Project, disclosed this at a Post-Gubernatorial Election Press briefing organised …

  • 4 December

    Hate Speech Bill Aims At Silencing Nigerians, Says Oyedepo 

    Bishop David Oyedepo, the general overseer of the Living Faith Church, better known as Winners Chapel, has said  the controversial hate speech bill is aimed at silencing Nigerians, describing it as a ‘crazy idea.’ The cleric, who claimed the aim of the bill was to silence Nigerians, boasted that no …

  • 4 December

    Social Media Bill: Video Of Keyamo Calling Jonathan ‘Half Brain’ Surfaces Online

    Goodluck Jonathan

    Nigerians have continued to react to the proposed controversial social media Bill in the country, with people saying the intention is to gag their freedom of expression. Government officials, including Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate and Minister of State for Labour and Employment, have come out to support the bill …

November, 2019

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