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Cyber crime: Senate wants sensitisation of Nigerians

The Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime has harped on the need to sensitise Nigerians on the effect of cybercrime and cyber security in the society.

Britain eyes Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

Britain is hoping this week's Commonwealth summit will boost trade with its historic partners as it prepares to quit the European single market after Brexit.

NUJ seeks legislation against hate speech

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has advised media stakeholders to liaise with National and state legislatures to come up with laws that would check hate speech and media excesses, particularly in the social media.

Youths key to peace, development – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has charged Nigerian youths on peace – building, saying, no meaningful development would happen in absence of peace in the society.

Nigerian, Ukrainian, Americans charged with $530m fraud

A Nigerian Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu was among 36 individuals charged by the US Justice Department on Wednesday in connection with a massive online cyber crime ring that trafficked in stolen personal and financial information.

Australian charged with trying to sell North Korean missile parts

A naturalized Australian faced court on Sunday after being charged with acting as an economic agent for North Korea, brokering sales of missile parts and illegal exports.

New law to encourage community crime prevention in Sokoto

Sokoto State Executive Council has approved a draft law that seeks to enhance community prevention efforts in tackling crimes across the state.

LASU to sponsor 12 students, 2 staff to NITIMUN Conference

Lagos State University (LASU) on Wednesday said it would sponsor 12 of its students and two staff to the 2017 Nigeria Tertiary Model United Nations Society (NITIMUN) Conference.

Hate speech law is a resurrection of Decree 4

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.

Nigeria has enough laws to curb hate speeches

Top officials of the federal government and the various state governments have continued to express concern over the growing wave of hate speeches in the country. To curb the menace, a new law is being proposed which will categorize hate speech as ‘terrorism’.

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Education Secretaries in Plateau local governments are to organise teaching and counseling lessons for school children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cover grounds lost because of their displacement.

Two die as flood sacks Suleja

Two teenagers were killed and property worth several millions of naira were destroyed when flood last weekend sacked Suleja town of Niger State.