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Nigeria asks Google to restrict specific groups from using its products

Last week, Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s information minister, told Google executives in Abuja that certain groups, some of which the government had declared illegal, should no longer be allowed to use Google platforms. He maintained that some of these groups had been designated as terrorists, putting national security at risk. “Channels and e-mails containing the names […]

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Kenya to introduce coding into primary and secondary schools curricula

Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, announced last Friday at the State House in Nairobi the inclusion of coding as a topic in primary and secondary school curricula. With this breakthrough, Kenya becomes the first African country to recognize coding as a study subject in the two early year schools. The President also introduced the National Cybersecurity […]

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Buhari sued over fines imposed on Multichoice and other media sources

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said on Sunday that it had launched a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari for fining various media outlets over terrorism support and glorification charges. The civil society organization requested that the court “declare arbitrary and illegal the N5 million punishment imposed on Trust TV, Multichoice Nigeria Limited, NTA-Startimes […]

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Multichoice and others fined for televising BBC documentary

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) fined Multichoice Nigeria Ltd, owners of DSTV, TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV), NTA-Startimes Limited, and local station Trust TV a hefty sum of five million Naira each for airing the BBC African Eye documentary, “Bandit Warlords of Zamfara”. The documentary discloses the secrets underlying most bandit attacks in the state. The […]

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