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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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13 Year Old Nigerian To Attend The UN International High Level Conference

13 year old Blessing Ejindu, has been selected to participate in the October 7 International High-level Conference in Vienna Austria. Ejindu was picked by The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes, and is a student of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja. Mr Marco Teixera, Senior Programme Officer and UNODC’s Global Programme Coordinator, confirmed this in a statement which

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While Ganduje Reduces Sanusi’s Status In Kano, Sanusi Gets UN Appointment + MTN Non-Eexcutive Director Positions

Sanusi, the Emir of Kano, can aptly be described as the proverbial cat with nine lives. This is because, while all the attempts by Ganduje to enthrone more Emirs into the Kano Emirate was going on, in the absence of Muhammadu Sanusi who was on a lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia, the latter was getting international appointments. Sanusi only returned

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Nigeria Achieves Another Feat As Prof Tijjani Bande Becomes President Of UN General Assembly

Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande, former Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, has achieved another feat with his appointment as the new President of the United Nations General Assembly. His appointment was announced by María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, outgoing president of UNGA at a press conference in Abuja, after her meeting with Buhari when she paid a working visit to

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Nigerians May Be Shocked In 2023, As Elections May Produce A Female President

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ms Amina J Mohammed, may likely run for the 2023 presidential elections. This much can be deduced from her response while speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Abidjan. Amina was asked when Nigeria will have a female president, she replied saying: “2023, Insha Allah”. The media probed further, asking if she

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