This is a round-up of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 13th, November 2019.
Atiku Reacts As Senate Introduces Hate Speech Bill
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has accused the Nigeria Senate of trying to violate Nigerians constitutionally guaranteed right to freedom of speech.
Naija News reports that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election was reacting to the hate speech bill sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi.
DSS Disbands Protesters Requesting Sowore’s Release (Pictures)
Officers of the Department of State Services have employed a more stringent method to curb and stop protesters who had stormed its office to demand the release of Omoyele Sowore.
Naija News reports that the protesters, led by activist Deji Adeyanju had stormed the Abuja office of the secret police to demand the immediate release of Sowore.
Hate Speech Bill Scales First Reading At Nigerian Senate
n a bid to curb the incidence and defamation of character by some anxious media users in the country, the Nigerian Senate has reintroduced the ‘Hate Speech’ Bill at the plenary sitting of the National Assembly.
Naija News understands that the bill scaled through the first reading earlier on Tuesday to set up an agency to prohibit hate speeches.
Breaking: Edo APC Suspends National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, See Why
The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has suspended its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.
Naija News reports that Oshiomhole, a former Governor of Edo state, was suspended on Tuesday night over his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party.