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Tag: Tyrant Buhari

Rising Cases Of Rights Violations Against Lawmakers Worry IPU

The rise of Buhari-like dictators across the world threatens the survival of democracy.

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The Illegal/Unconstitutional Gagging Of AIT, RayPower: An Ominous Ill-Wind That Blows No Good

The NBC’s Code and Guidelines are regulatory rules of engagement with media houses that are themselves subject to the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution. Section 22 thereof provides that the press, radio, television and other agencies of the mass media shall at all times be free to uphold the fundamental objectives contained in chapter 2 of the Constitution and to “uphold the responsibility and accountability of the government to the people”. Section 39 of the same Nigerian Constitution goes further to guarantee the right to freedom of expression and of the Press and the right of every person to own, establish and operate any medium for the dissemination of information, ideas and opinions.