Tag: Free Speech

EzinneOctober 4, 2017

The Thread: Has Buhari’s presidency finally taken a really scary turn?

It will be 50 years on the 7th of October when the bloody Asaba massacre which wiped out Igbo civilians ...

RoqeebahAugust 23, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Another bomb blast in Maiduguri but the Army wants to monitor social media

The Nigerian Army has been in active combat, trying to wrestle the North East from the stronghold of deadly terror ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Who is afraid of free speech in Nigeria?

The increasing non-tolerance for free speech in Nigeria which we wrote about in our Injustice Blog this week is the core ...

EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Have the authorities launched another war against free speech in Nigeria?

The late Uganda dictator General Idi Amin was once quoted to have said, “There is freedom of speech, but I ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

Tanzania authorities orders arrest of lawmaker over “reckless remarks” on President

The Government of Tanzania have reportedly ordered the arrest and detention of an opposition lawmaker on Tuesday for insulting President ...

Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

“Bashing Trump makes CNN big money, but their greed has cost them” | 9 takeaways from Piers Morgan’s article

Since Donald Trump moved into office as POTUS 45, he has been the central focus of foreign media outfits. Each ...

RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 3, 2017

Opinion: Apostle Suleman, free speech and consequences

by Ike Klinsmann Ohamadike It all started when the Byzantine Emperor, Alexis Comnenus, requested aid from the west against the Muslims. ...

June 27, 2014

Opinion: Free speech and the lessons of history

by Tochukwu Ezukanma Unfortunately, freedom of expression has been under powerful assault from President Goodluck Jonathan.  Although he postures as ...

March 10, 2014

Uduak Oduok: No Ma’am, Chimamanda Adichie’s use of “F__k you” on TV is NOT free speech

by Uduak Oduok Let’s separate the two issues. The choice of language is not the issue. The appropriate forum for ...

February 4, 2013

Opinion: The responsibility that goes with free speech

by Ikenna Eze The media in any country is not just an enabler of debate, but a shaper of it. A ...

February 3, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: Why I became prouder than ever to be part of YNaija (Y! Frontpage)

By Hauwa Gambo The duty of a newspaper is to present society – through news, features, and opinion – in ...

January 17, 2012

Do Your Homework Now, Before The Great Wikipedia Blackout Tommorow!

  By Bankole Oluwafemi, @MrBankole on Twitter Wikipedia, or that site where you dub all your assignments from verbatim, will ...

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