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#NoToSocialMediaBill, My Encounter with Senator Ibn N”Allah – Anthony Ehilebo

by Breaking Timeson March 23, 2016
When Yemi Adamolekun put up the Global Shapers Abuja Dialogue Series advertorial that advertised the interaction with Senator Ibn Na Allah, the Facilitator of the very controversial “Frivolous Petitions Prohibition Bill” which had gone through second reading in the Senate I knew I had to be there if for nothing to listen to the Senator […]

Why Nigeria needs Social Media Bill to Curb Irresponsible Journalism by Tony Ogunlowo

by Breaking Timeson December 13, 2015
This article is not going to win me any new friends – especially in the blogging community – but in the spirit of democracy I believe a bill to curb the irresponsibility of some bloggers and social media users is necessary after all. In a country that’s just getting to grips with the concept of […]

My Take on the “Frivolous Petitions Bill” AKA “Social Media Bill”- Abigail Anaba

by Breaking Timeson December 12, 2015
It would have been fun starting this piece with a Goodluck Jonathan quote but that would be an instant turn off to many who do not like him.  So,  no quotes.  I am just going to go straight to the point and talk about the social media space. People who have been following my writings […]

Nothing Like “Social Media Bill” Before The Senate – Bukola Saraki

by Breaking Timeson December 9, 2015
Senate President Dr.Bukola Saraki has said there was no anti-social media bill before the senate. The Senate President said “We have only debated the Principle of the bill, we have not gone into the details of the bill, so if there is any part of the bill that does not conform to human right, be rest assured […]

Day of Triumph As Civil Society #MarchOnNASS To Protect Citizen Rights

by Breaking Timeson December 9, 2015
Hundreds of protesters mostly made up of civil society organisations (CSOs) and bloggers on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly and demanded the immediate withdrawal of the Bill for an Act to Prohibit Frivolous Petitions and Other Matters Connected Therewith, which has been tagged as the “Anti-social Media Bill”. In a letter written by Media Mogul Anthony Ehilebo (@anthonyehilebo), Barrister […]

#NoToSocialMediaBill| Buhari Not Averse To Regulation As Long As It’s Constitutional !

by Breaking Timeson December 8, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he would not assent to any legislation that may be inconsistent with the constitution of the country, But “he is not averse to lawful regulation, so long as that is done within the ambit of the constitution, which he swore to uphold”. The President issued a statement through his senior special adviser on […]