Tag: freedom of speech

EzinneSeptember 26, 2017

Thread: Why you must fight the “dangerous” NGO bill

It was Senator Shehu Sani who first blew the horn on the non-governmental organizations bill sponsored by Umar Buba Jibril, ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2017

Opinion: President Buhari’s regime and the constant attack on freedom of expression

by Gbenga Odunsi Several criticisms have trailed the policies of the Buhari-led administration, as most of them have posed a serious ...

RoqeebahJune 24, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Even if it’s the last thing you read, you mustn’t miss this speech by Osinbajo

Like you, we often find it impossible to explain what it is exactly about Professor Osinbajo that makes him seem so ...

ItunuoluwaApril 3, 2017

Federal Judge rejects Trump’s free speech defense in lawsuit

by Itunuoluwa  Adebo Judge David J Hale in Louisville has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense in a lawsuit ...

EditorFebruary 20, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Freedom of expression in Nigeria is under serious threat

One of the key pillars in a democracy is the right to freedom of expression; as a matter of fact, ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2016

Nigerians were free to speak, criticize during my administration – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan had said the right to freedom of speech was strictly observed during his administration. Jonathan said ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 8, 2015

#NoToSocialMediaBill: Protesters march to National Assembly (PHOTOS)

Activists have taken to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Anti-frivolous petition bill infamously known as the Anti-Social ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

Senator Akpabio takes to social media to say #NoToSocialMediaBill

Following a country wide outrage on social media against a Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah-sponsored bill against freedom of speech on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 2, 2015

Free speech threatened? Senate says you may spend 2 years in jail for abusive tweets

Is the end looming for freedom of speech on social media? A bill seeking a two-year jail term or N4,000,000 fine- ...

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 5, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Free expression: The process to change (Y! FrontPage)

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