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JUST IN: “FGN budgets over N336m to fight hate speech” – Lai Mohammed

FGN has budgeted over N336m to fight hate speech and fake news which many critics say is an attempt to suffocate free speech.

 

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It was gathered that the money will be used for special enlightenment campaign on government policies and programmes; testimonial series to gauge the impact of government policies on the citizenry, advocacy against fake news, hate speech, farmers-herder clashes, banditry, rape etc.

 

It read;

 

“ERGP9124023 Special enlightenment campaign on government policies and programmes; testimonial series to gauge the impact of government policies on the citizenry, advocacy against fake news, hate speech, farmers-herder clashes, banditry, rape etc. ongoing- N336,015,959.”

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