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Hate Speech Bill; Issues And Concerns

Looking at the ripple reactions that greeted the hate speech bill currently before the Nigerian senate; one will but agree with the words of John F. Kennedy, that ‘a man who creates power makes an indispensable contribution to the nation’s greatness. But the man who questions power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when the questioning is disinterested; for …

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Hate Speech Offenders To Die By Hanging – Senate New Bill

Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction, reads a new bill by the Senate.The bill, which reflects the growing concern over the spate of violence in the nation, was sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger).

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DSS letter on Magu vindicates Senate, says spokesman

Spokesman of the Senate, Abdullahi Sabi, has said the leaked report of the Directorate of State Security, DSS, sent to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on the integrity of Mr. Ibrahim Magu has vindicated the decision of the upper legislative chamber to reject Magu’s nomination as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, …

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