Jega Seeks Stiffer Penalty Against Declaration of Fake Results in 2019 Polls

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged the Federal Government to proffer stiffer laws against declaration of fake election results. Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has canvassed stiffer penalty against declaration of fake results in the media. Coming ahead of 2019 general election, […]

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CSOs condemn National Assembly siege

The Nigeria Election Situation Room (Situation Room) has expressed concern over the growing attack on constitutionalism in Nigeria and brazen acts of impunity by elected and appointed officials. Their fear is coming on the heels of the blockage of the National Assembly Complex by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS).   The Executive […]

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2019: Fake news can lead to civil war

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has cautioned Nigerians, especially the media against the spread of fake news, saying this could led to civil war. He spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at a two-day international conference themed “Democracy and Disinformation: How Fake News Threatens our Freedom and Democracy in Nigeria: organised by […]

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CDD is Set to Host a Conference on How Fake News Threatens Nigeria’s Democracy and Freedom.

Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD),  is set to host a conference on how fake news threatens Nigeria’s democracy and freedom. As 2019 general election approaches, the conference will facilitate discussion around fake news, misinformation and disinformation, their effects on Nigeria’s democracy, and how it could be mitigated. Starting 9am each day, the two-day conference […]

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