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Hate Speech Bill; UK, UN Condemn Death Penalty For Hate Speech Proposed By Nigerian Senate

The Hate Speech Bill which is currently being deliberated in the Nigerian Senate has raised so many controversies in Nigeria and around the world. The British Government has added its voice to the issue by saying it supports the right of individuals to express opinions and peacefully challenge authority as an essential part of a free and open society. The

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Rochas Okorocha Spits Fire, Says APC Will Collapse In 2023

Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo State, has been making headlines due to his controversial statements against his party APC. Okorocha, who is now a senator representing Imo West Constituency has said emphatically that the ruling All Progress Congress, APC, may not retain power come 2023. He made this much known in an interview with journalists in Kano during the

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Certificate Scandal; CJN Tanko Muhammad Claims His Certificate Was Destroyed By Termites

The Senate finally confirmed Tanko Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria and that makes him the Chief Justice of Nigria. However, as soon as Muhammad was confirmed news filtered in that Muhammad didn’t have primary school certificates, and this was discovered during his screening at the senate. Tanko Muhammad, had responded to the enquiry about his certificate, by saying that

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Fashola, Amaechi, And Others Make Buhari’s Minister’s List

President Muhammadu has finally submitted the much awaited ministerial list to the Nigerian senate. The ministerial list has 43 names, which the Senate members would finally confirm. The likes of Chris Ngige, Lai Muhammed, Babatunde Fashola and Rotimi Amaechi made the list and would be returning as Buhari’s cabinet members. See the full list below…. 1. Chris Ngige 2. Hadi

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President Buhari Set To Submit Ministerial List Next Month

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may send the list of his ministerial list to the Senate next month being July. A minister who served in President Buhari’s first term, revealed that Buhari would send the list earlier than he did in the past administration. Also, according to the source, the President was aware that the senate would resume

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Dr Saraki Donates His Severance Pay To The Families Of Leah Sharibu & Other Victims Of Insurgency

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who was always in the eye of the storm during his reign has once again made news, but this time, very good news. Saraki magnanimously donated his entire severance allowance to some victims of insurgency and also opened a trust fund for the children of late senators. Severance allowance, which runs into millions

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Breaking News; Buhari Re-appoints Emefiele As CBN Gov, Waits For Senate Approval

Information reaching WakeUpAfrica360 is that President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Buhari has written to the Senate to seek legislative approval for another tenure for Emefiele, whose tenure was meant to expire on June 2, 2019. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read the letter on the floor shortly before the

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