Tag: social media bill

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EditorNovember 7, 2019

Long after Saraki called it ‘Dead On Arrival’, the Nigerian senate revives social media bill

It does feel like we are in an endless hamster wheel with the Nigerian Senate. Pressing issues that affect the ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2016

Morning Devotion: To strike or not to strike? New national carrier & Social Media Bill thrown out

The current dark cloud that looms over the nation is the removal of fuel subsidy. As is the norm, strike ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

EiE, PIN, The Future Project kick against anti-social media bill

The Enough is Enough group, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and The Future Project has without mincing words kicked against the proposed ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 15, 2015

Opinion: Buhari, freedom of press and the unfortunate social media bill

The media has come under attack once more. This time, it is not just the mainstream media, but the new ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 11, 2015

Freedom of expression is not absolute, nothing can stop social media bill – Senator Na’Allah

Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, the sponsor of the Frivolous Petitions bill, said there would be no going back on the bill. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 10, 2015

Social media bill: ‘Senate will do the proper thing during third reading’ – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, says the Senate would do the right thing when the Bill on Frivolous Petition gets to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2015

‘There is nothing like social media bill’ – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said there is nothing like social media bill in the 8th National Assembly. While seeking ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 8, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I was not attacked’ | El-Rufai speaks on Zaria, social media bill and Senators

A video showing an alleged attack on Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state in Zaria, surfaced online a few ...

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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 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 7, 2015

Alas, Presidency reacts to the proposed ‘anti-social media’ bill

The Presidency has reacted to the contentious ‘anti-social media’ bill being proposed for legislation by the Nigerian Senate. The bill ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 4, 2015

Dino Melaye blows hot on Twitter, makes himself ‘judge of the media’

The anti-social medial bill drama continues. Senator Dino Melaye who made his stand known in the Senate on Thursday, December ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 4, 2015

Senate should learn how to tolerate abuse like Jonathan – Reno Omokri

Several reactions have trailed the proposed anti-social media bill that passed second hearing on the Senate floor on Tuesday, December ...

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December 4, 2013

Mark Amaza: Why the #SocialMediaBill is worrisome

by Mark Amaza Early this morning, news broke that a public hearing had been held by the Senate on a ...

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