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Nigeria Government Increases Hate Speech Fine To Regulate Web TV

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The government of Nigeria reviewed the Nigeria Broadcasting Code which contains the Antitrust provision it claimed to aim at boosting local content and encouraging the growth of the local industry.

It has also approved a provision that raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million.

The regulation also has provision on registration of Web Broadcasting, which it claims will grant the country the opportunity to regulate negative foreign broadcasts that can harm the nation.

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