South-West governors didn’t back social media bill ―Makinde

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has clarified what he called “the misrepresentation of the position of the Southwest leaders on the so-called social media bill,” saying that “contrary to media reports, our position remains that since we already have an extensive Cybercrime Act, 2015 we don’t need any other bills to regulate social media.”... Continue Reading →

Shehu Sani berates northern governors over call for social media censorship

Former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district and Human Rights Activist, Shehu Sani, has rebuked the Northern Governors for calling for the censorship of social media. This disclosure was made via a tweet on his official Twitter account @ShehuSani, on Tuesday. Recall that on Monday, the Northern Governors while condemning the action of some #EndSARS protesters, made... Continue Reading →

Is This Nigeria’s Arab Spring Moment?

The protests that began as a movement against police brutality have much bigger goals—including regime change. LAGOS, Nigeria On the afternoon of Oct. 20, technicians from the Lekki Concession Co.—the company operating the Lekki toll gate that became home to Lagos residents protesting police brutality in the Nigerian state for over two weeks—showed up to... Continue Reading →

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