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Uganda introduces social media tax despite criticism

Millions of people in Uganda now have to pay extra to use popular social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter as new rules come into force.

Social media tax: Rights activists accuse Yoweri Museveni of stifling freedom of expression

Uganda plans to slap a new tax on social media users from July to raise revenue, which human rights activists denounced as another attempt by President Yoweri Museveni to stifle freedom of expression and quash dissent to his 32-year-rule.

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Femi Falana asks Nigerian Army to stop targeting Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”

Kano government advises political parties against election violence

Kano State Government has called on political parties in the state to shun all acts likely to generate violence before, during and after the 2019 general election.
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NLC: No technical committee can look into N30,000 minimum wage

As the Presidency continues to linger over passing the report of the tripartite committee on the national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says that no Technical Committee will look into the already agreed N30,000.

Anglican bishop kidnapped in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen have abducted Bishop of Anglican Church, Diocese of Ahoada, Rt. Rev. Clement Ekpeye.
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Muhammadu Buhari says will soon present minimum wage bill to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari says a bill on implementation of the New Minimum Wage would soon be sent to the National Assembly for passage.