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Lawan calls for review of Nigerian Tertiary academic curricular

The Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan Monday south for the review of academic curricula of schools at all levels to improve on the nation’s education sector. Lawan made the call while unveiling a public hearing on the establishment of Federal College of Education, Mutum Biyu, Taraba; Federal College of Education, Giwa, Kaduna; and Federal College …

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I’ll keep pushing for passage of Social Media Bill, says Senator Sani Musa

  The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District and Sponsor of the Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations bill fondly called Hate Speech bill on Monday at the public hearing on the bill held at the National Assembly Complex Conference Hall has said he will keep pushing for its establishment whether it passes or not. …

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Social Media Bill does not indicate who it seeks to protect, says Law Reforms Commission Boss

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), PLAC, Civil Society groups and institutions have openly rejected the Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations bill popularly known as Social Media/Hate speech bill. Speaking at the public hearing on the Protection from Internet Falsehoods, Manipulations and Other Related Matters Bill, 2019 (SB 132) at …

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NCC, NUJ, PLAC, others oppose Senate, rejects Social Media Bill

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), PLAC, Civil Society groups and institutions have openly rejected the Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations bill popularly known as Social Media/Hate speech bill. NCC. Speaking at the public hearing on the Protection from Internet Falsehoods, Manipulations and Other Related Matters Bill, 2019 (SB 132) …

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Protesters storm National Assembly over Social Media Bill

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo has called for the jettisoning of a bill that will regulate the use of social media in Nigeria, entitled, Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill. Protesters storm National Assembly. Speaking at the ongoing Public Hearing on the Social Media Bill, Nwankwo said that the Bill is completely …

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Buhari inaugurates new National Assembly Service Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in Ahmed Kadi Amshi and 11 others as Chairman and members of the National Assembly Service Commission. Buhari inaugurates. The ceremony, which was witnessed by Senate President Ahmad Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, was held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Watch …

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Drop Calls: Senate fires at NCC for allegedly defending telecom companies

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been criticized for allegedly protecting telecoms companies over increasing cases of dropped calls and unwholesome practices by the network service providers. Drop Calls. This came following an outburst by the Senate and Minister of Works, Babatunde Raji Fashola at the public hearing set up on Wednesday in Abuja by the …

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