SOCIAL MEDIA AND POLITICAL HATE SPEECH: IMPLICATIONS ON NIGERIA DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY (2015-2019)

The paper examines social media and political hate speech: implications on Nigeria democracy and national unity between 2015 – 2019. The paper was anchored on Source Credibility Theory and Technological Determinism Theory.  The research used quantitative method (survey) while questionnaire was used as data collection instrument. 100 copies of questionnaires were administered to the respondents from five (5) colleges out of over twelve (12) colleges of the institution. One department thus represented each college and in each of the department, 20 respondents were accidentally selected making a total of 100 respondents that were drawn across the campus. The data collected …READ MORE …