Amidst the many controversies trailing the forthcoming general elections, the issue of vote buying and hate speeches have been identified as the major cause of tension and national insecurity, which impede free and fair elections in…
The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Thursday said it had written to a South African National Civic Organisation to retract hate speech made against a Nigerian in that country.
The president stated this when he received a group known as the National Network for Community and Youth Development led by its chairman, Board of Trustees, Alhaji Yayale Ahmed, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.
Dr Mansur Liman, Director- General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, has called on the Nigerian media to desist from spreading fake news and hate speech.
Chief Davies Ikanya, former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers, gave the advice on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.
The All Progressives Congress has said that it supports the ongoing global efforts to check the proliferation of fake news, particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission says it is reviewing the broadcasting code to address emerging challenges like hate speech and fake news.
Being the presentation by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of activities marking the Nigeria Union of Journalists Week in Kogi State on August 16, 2018
Facebook has been “too slow’’ to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said.
With hate speeches and fake news largely blamed for the security challenges in Plateau, the state government has asked the National Broadcasting Commission to sanction media outfits engaged in such activities.
The Police Command in Kano State has urged residents, especially politicians to shun politics of violence and hate speech ahead of the 2019 general election.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday described the growing level of fake news and hate speech in the country as a threat to the National Security.
The President, who spoke at the State House Conference Hall, Abuja, said good journalism for the good of humanity was panacea for prevalent fake news, disinformation and hate speech
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services heard that the Prevention and Combatting of Hate Crime and Hate Speech Bill seeks to address the increasing number of incidents motivated by prejudice, in the forms of…
The only objective the so-called Hate speech legislation being remotely sponsored by the Presidency is to further strengthen the growing dictatorship and cruel tyranny of the Buhari administration. The Military Constitution, which was…
The Editor of the Youths Digest magazine, Gidado Yushau Shuaib, disclosed that top public functionaries, editors and campus journalists would attend the event
One local champion representing one local area of Niger State has opened wide his mouth and talked of opening up another barbaric chapter in the story of our nationhood. Adolph Hitler did it. Idi Amin did it. Sadam Hussein did it
Being excerpts from a paper delivered by the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, Bayo Onanuga, at the the Workshop on Hate Communication in Nigeria: Identifying Its Roots and Remedies. The workshop was organised by the Nigerian…