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I have two predictions to make: before you’re through with this piece, the federal and state governments of Nigeria may issue a decree against hate speech. The authorities, its agents, and some Nigerians would call for my head for circulating hate speech.
Few weeks back, the Nigerian government drew a line on hate speech in the country, equating it to terrorism. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, stated this at the National Economic Council security retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Seven employees of Dangote Sugar Refinery Company and a businessman were on Monday hauled up before an Ikeja High Court over alleged theft of N451 million belonging to the company.
An Iranian television translator defended himself Wednesday after being widely criticised for soft-balling US President Donald Trump’s attacks on Iran in his maiden speech to the UN General Assembly.
Unidentified gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have reportedly killed two persons and injured a soldier at Tor-Donga village in Kastina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.
Messaging service WhatsApp rejected a UK Government request to create a way to access encrypted messages earlier this year, reports Sky News, citing an anonymous security source.
The Kano State Government has declared Friday, Sept. 22, as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year.
For allegedly defiling his employer’s seven-year-old daughter, 38-year-old driver, John Chidiebere, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has denied ever burning a mosque at Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, saying that it was not a violent organisation.
Electricity distribution companies under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors have blamed the Transmission Company of Nigeria and the nation’s transmission infrastructure for outages in the country’s electricity supply and consumption chain.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo which sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Hon Bassey Etim as lawful replacement.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari must meet with Biafran secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu before violence between the army and separatists escalates into a full-blown conflict, according to Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has cautioned his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, against extending his military expedition to the South-South and South-West geopolitical zones.