“Soocial media is not only a veritable tool in influencing and shaping public opinion, it also serves as an avenue for Social Media lnfluencers and Online Journalists as well as Civil Society Organizations to know and enlighten the general public on the dangers of misinformation and misinterpretation,” the CCMA further stated.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has slammed a six-month suspension order on a radio/TV programme, Idon Mikiya, and 5 million on the station.
The Atlantic Post had, in an earlier publication today, described the said editorial as reminiscent of an August 30, 1985 editorial of The Guardian Nigerian newspaper, written about Buhari’s first regime, with the title, “The Arrogance Of Power”.
This editorial by a major national newspaper is reminiscent of an earlier one by The Guardian Nigeria on August 30, 1985, with the title: “The Arrogance Of Power”.
Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar has sound a note of caution to those now toying with the idea of an Anti Hate Speech Bill, with punishment for supposed Hate Speech to be death by hanging.
The President Muhammadu Buhari administration says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the Nigeria on fire.
Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally decided to defend Press Freedom and Free Speech, both of which have come under violent attack under the authoritarian rule of former military dictator, General Muhammadu Buhari, who now serve as the country’s President.
A global rights group, Human Rights Watch has again taken a critical look at the human rights profile of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, and left Abuja with a damning report.