Wednesday, June 16, 2021

National

We banned Twitter because they rejected our requests to ban Nnamdi Kanu: FG

Mr Mohammed, weeks ago announced the indefinite suspension of the micro-blogging site, citing national security.

#TwitterBan: You met me here boy – Shehu Sani replies inquisitive tweep

Since the ban became effective, Nigerians opted for Virtual Private Network (VPN) to bypass the ban and access the social network where most discussed issues in the country trends.

Buhari unaware of certain things happening in Nigeria: Umahi

The Nigerian leader has often pushed back the accusations, saying those he appointed into various positions merited it and not because they largely hail from his region.

Corruption actually fights back – Bawa speaks on death threats since becoming EFCC boss

Citing a recent threat to his life, the anti-graft czar said he has also being receiving death threats even from those who have no issues with the Commission under him.

Twitter Ban: Lawyer drags Malami, Lai, FG to court

He asked the court to declare as illegal the threat of criminal prosecution issued by Malami and Lai Mohammed against those who 'violate' the ban on Twitter, despite the absence of any written law enabling such prosecution.

Why Nigerians should opt for Abacha’s 1995 constitution: Ngige

Mr Ngige who made the call during Channels Television’s Newsnight programme on Monday blasted the framers of the 1999 constitution for failing to include rotational presidency in the law being used in the country today.

FULL TEXT: Buhari’s 2021 democracy day speech

I have, throughout my tenure, provided the security agencies with all they require relative to available resources and will be providing more as the dynamics unfold to put an end to our security problems.

Twitter ready to negotiate with Nigeria over temporary ban

The next day, the ban became effective with Nigerians unable to use the social network except using Virtual Private Network (VPN) to bypass the restriction.

Buhari owes Ndigbo apology, says Igbo Nationalist Movement

Igbo Nationalist Movement, INM, has said that the president, Muhammadu Buhari owes Ndigbo an apology over his unguarded statements in recent past.The president had in reaction to the insecurity in the South East Region...
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