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Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by SaviMedia: 10:37am On Nov 13, 2019
Condemnations have continued to trailed the proposed bill seeking to place a death penalty on anyone convicted of hate speech.

Reports has it that the law to establish a National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches, yesterday, passed its first reading on the floor of the Senate.

The bill was sponsored by Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, barely one week after the same chamber initiated moves to regulate the use of social media.

Reacting over the bill, the former aviation minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, berated those supporting the bill which is seeking for gagging the media and thereby restricting freedom of speech.

According to him, "the people sponsoring the bill are worse than Hitler's Nazis".

"They want to hang people for so-called hate speech and they want to regulate social media. These people are worse than Hitler's Nazis and they seek to establish a totalitarian fascist state. After they silence everyone they will set up Nazi concentration camps for their enemies", Kayode wrote on twitter.

Similarly, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Agbakoba Olisa, told the senators to kill the bill, as it was irrelevant and unnecessary.

He said; “First, we have laws in place under our criminal justice system; all we need is enforcing the laws against hate speech by the police. But more important is the fact that the bill is also an establishment bill, which means establishing an agency to enforce the laws prescribed by the bill, placing expenditures we cannot afford. Seeing that we are running a deficit budget of nearly 30 per cent, I urge the Senators to kill it.

“An Establishment Bill sets up a bureaucracy and structures with grave implications for financial resources. But an Executor Bill merely legislates on any matter without strain on resources. So, the new Finance Bill is executory as the FIRS will execute the new VAT tax without any financial implications. Executor’s Bill is executory bill,” said Olisa.

Another SAN, Chief Mike Ozekhome described it as draconian and should be aborted as a malformed embryo at its second reading before it is delivered as a societal monster.

“The bill is an ill-intentioned, ill-conceived, ill-digested and ill-part dictatorial and absolutist piece of nonsensical legislation waiting to consume all of us. An obnoxious law such as this will further drive underground and into hiding, the opposition and genuine social critics who speak truth to power and criticise serial opaque, anti-people, corrupt and high-handed polices of government.

“This government has been tested and known to be very allergic to constructive criticisms. It is a government that listens to itself, sets its own examination questions, marks them and award marks to itself. Citizens’ opinion does not matter. That is why we have topmost government officials who shock the conscience of Nigerians and the world by saying, for example, that insecurity in Nigeria is exaggerated (Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, SAN); and that Nigerian roads are not as bad as we “falsely” proclaim (Raji Fashola, Minister of Works and Housings).”

Source: https://abacityblog.com/2019/11/13/fani-kayode-reacts-to-bill-seeking-death-by-hanging-for-hate-speech-offenders/

Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by Aminobrown(m): 10:39am On Nov 13, 2019
I av bin expecting to hear from dis twitter activist
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by donbachi(m): 11:02am On Nov 13, 2019
apc dat promised and failed us,did we hang them?.which hate speech reach dat one..5k monthly to all Nigerian youths..dem know how many of us wey go begin buy things on credit,with d hope sey wen buhari pay us,we go pay d people.
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by BlackfireX: 11:17am On Nov 13, 2019
Nuisance we will hang you all.



How can you be insulting a president and expect no reaction...

Go on baba buhari, we are solidly behid you.
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by kelvinginzie: 12:44pm On Nov 13, 2019
BlackfireX:
Nuisance we will hang you all.



How can you be insulting a president and expect no reaction...

Go on baba buhari, we are solidly behid you.

Why were Apc members not hanged including you when Pdp was in power.
Don't be intoxicated with power, remember Apc will not be in power forever.
The monster you support now will tear you to pieces tomorrow
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by BlackfireX: 2:27pm On Nov 13, 2019
kelvinginzie:


Why were Apc members not hanged including you when Pdp was in power.
Don't be intoxicated with power, remember Apc will not be in power forever.
The monster you support now will tear you to pieces tomorrow



Pained PDP agent, presidential election is over, get over it...


Buhari have the guts, not spineless jona ...

APC will rule for 50 more years.
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by Ruggedniggaone: 2:41pm On Nov 13, 2019
the proposal of that bill is mad and senseless our useless and miserable sinator did not establish a National Commission
for the Prohibition of corruption and death penalty for corrupt politicians the only thing they are interested in is how to turn all of us to a zombies Ogun kee any senator that support such bill
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by helinues: 2:43pm On Nov 13, 2019
Is FFK afraid of the new law?

Sebi his mouth dey run before, oya continue
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by AkwalaIke1: 2:45pm On Nov 13, 2019
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helinues:
Is FFK afraid of the new law?

Sebi his mouth dey run before, oya continue
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trash trash trash
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by orisa37: 5:58pm On Nov 13, 2019
BlackfireX:
Nuisance we will hang you all.


How can you be insulting a president and expect no reaction...
Go on baba buhari, we are solidly behid you.



You're mad and all the people sponsoring the Bill will perish IJN AMEN.
Re: Fani-kayode Reacts To Bill Seeking 'death By Hanging' For Hate Speech Offenders by orisa37: 5:59pm On Nov 13, 2019
BlackfireX:
Nuisance we will hang you all.


How can you be insulting a president and expect no reaction...
Go on baba buhari, we are solidly behid you.



You're mad and all the people sponsoring the Bill will perish IJN AMEN.

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