Posts Tagged ‘Decree 4’

“Buhari should stop using security agencies to silence Nigerians” ~ Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professors Wole Soyinka, has warned the Federal Government and security agencies, to stop trying to silence Nigerians. Soyinka stated this, while speaking in Badagry on Saturday, at the unveiling of an art gallery in commemoration of his 85th birthday. The police, Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday, sealed […]

Decree 4? Buhari approves online TV, radio regulation as Nigeria plans media ‘reforms’

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide-ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this in Abuja on Friday when members of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria visited his officce. “I just want to use this opportunity to inform you […]

#NoToSocialMediaBill| Buhari, APC Bringing Back Decree 4 – Attorney General

Mr Owoseni Ajayi (The Ekiti State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice) has expressed concern over the Anti-Media Bill proposed by All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, Bala Ibn Na’allah. Mr. Owoseni Ajayi said “the National Assembly must not allow itself to be used to bring back Decree 4 that was used against the press between 1984 and […]