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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated.
A retired military intelligence officer, Colonel Ola Majeoyegbe, urged Nigerians to support the army in the fight against insurgency, stressing that with the support of Nigerians, the troops would perform well. =
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant broadcasting laws to reflect stiffer penalties for violators of broadcasting regulations.
Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU’s top court, which said that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cybercrimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.
Muslims are subjected to hate speech the most, Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said.
Professor James Apam, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kogi State, on Wednesday, attributed the preponderance of fake news and hate speech in the country to the political class and high rate of unemployment.
A Nigerian preacher who was halted from expressing his Christian views and driven four miles away by police has been awarded a £2,500 payout for wrongful arrest, it was reported today by several British media.
“A lot of people are disappointed at the turn of things in the country, but we must all believe that hope is not lost. We must be optimistic and trust God for a better Nigeria,” Enenche said in a Sermon at a “Day of Outreach and Prayers” for media practitioners and journalists.
Twitter is announcing updates to its policies today to address hateful language directed at religious groups, a significant in how the platform moderates against hate speech. The policy will go into effect starting today, with moderation practices immediately updated to enforce the new rules.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Facebook announced on Thursday that it has banned several high-profile accounts and people from its platform, including Nation of Islam leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, according to USA Today.
Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of two aid workers who lost their lives in Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort 220 kilometers north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
Facebook Inc’s struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company’s inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that many world leaders are committed towards ensuring that there will never be a repeat of the type of genocide that happened in Rwanda.
A famous Kannywood actress, Sadiya Kabala, has cautioned her colleagues against growing rate of hate speech on the social media targeted at their colleagues in the industry.
Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.
Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’
A retired police officer, Paul Edike, has been reportedly murdered, after abduction by armed men suspected to be assassins.
Kevin De Bruyne will reportedly consider his future at Manchester City after growing restless over Pep Guardiola’s demanding playing style.
While Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was praised for efforts to end years of bitter tension with Eritrea in his Nobel Peace Prize award last week, his Eritrean partner in the peace-making has conspicuously failed to offer his congratulations.
The stray lion at the Kano Zoological Garden returned to its cage in the night without the assistance of the Abuja National Park experts who arrived Kano on Sunday.
Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has revealed he is close to a return to action following a lengthy spell on the sidelines as a result of cruciate ligament injury.