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Lagos Digital Summit 2020: Stakeholders kick against Social Media Bill, canvass support for youth capacity development

As part of its concerted efforts aimed at ensuring Nigeria realises the full potential of digital media, stakeholders at the recently concluded 2020 Lagos Digital Summit univocally opposed the proposed Social Media Bill based on the freedom of speech impediment that it will occasion while advocating a youth-centric approach to governance and development planning. At the event themed “Digital Media as a Tool for Nation Building, “experts warned that the perils of clamping down on freedom of expression, particularly in the digital media space, far outweigh the good. They stressed that besides......

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