Category: Politics

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No going back on social media regulation inspite of criticism – Lai

No going back on social media regulation inspite of criticism – Lai

The minister of information, Lai Mohammed says criticism will not stop the federal government from regulating social media. The minister who was addre [...]
Reps okay takeoff of Operation Positive Identification

Reps okay takeoff of Operation Positive Identification

The House of Representatives has approved the commencement of “Operation Positive Identification” across the country as initiated by the Nigerian Army [...]
Fears over crackdown on free speech as Nigeria refuses to release prominent journalist – CNN

Fears over crackdown on free speech as Nigeria refuses to release prominent journalist – CNN

A former presidential candidate and investigative journalist, Omoyele Sowore is being held by Nigeria's security forces despite being twice granted ba [...]
El-Rufai goes on bended knees, begs Kogi people to forgive Bello

El-Rufai goes on bended knees, begs Kogi people to forgive Bello

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday went on bended knees before the people of Kogi State, asking them to forgive Governor Yahaya Bello [...]
Court sacks APC guber candidate in Bayelsa, David Lyon

Court sacks APC guber candidate in Bayelsa, David Lyon

Barely a week to the governorship elections in Bayelsa State, a federal high court sitting in Abuja has disqualified David Lyon, governorship candidat [...]
“Would Lai Mohammed be alive today if Jonathan administration passed hate speech bill?” – Abaribe asks

“Would Lai Mohammed be alive today if Jonathan administration passed hate speech bill?” – Abaribe asks

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has condemned the death by hanging Hate Speech bill that was sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi. A bill titled ‘National [...]
Edo crisis: APC faction suspends Obaseki

Edo crisis: APC faction suspends Obaseki

The Edo Peoples Movement, a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has suspended Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state. Patrick Ikahriale, a [...]
Senate okays N10bn for Kogi as opposition kicks

Senate okays N10bn for Kogi as opposition kicks

Barely two day to the Kogi State governorship elections, where Governor Yahaya Bello is seeking a second term in Saturday’s election, the Senate has a [...]
Edo APC suspends national chairman, Oshiomhole

Edo APC suspends national chairman, Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it has suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role i [...]
Focus on issues that matter – Atiku tells promoters of anti-hate speech bill

Focus on issues that matter – Atiku tells promoters of anti-hate speech bill

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says the new bill to criminalise hate speech is backed by those who do not like to hear the inconvenient truth. T [...]
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