Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
For the third time in three decades, an opposition leader defeated the sitting president sending a message to the world that the continent may not be the incumbent’s lair after all.
According to a statement by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, the vice president said this on Wednesday at a virtual Extraordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS member-states, where he represented President Muhammadu Buhari.
WAMELA, in a statement signed by its International President, Noah Ajare, said the act contravened the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance.
It is also asking the court to direct the government to pay the families of each of the journalists N10 million as reparation.
It said the proposed investigation by officials of the agency would be an exercise in futility which can have no credibility, and called for a serious, independent and impartial investigation into this and other attacks against journalists.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; the Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao; and the IGP, Alkali Usman expressed their resolve to support the centre expand and deliver on its mandate.
The fresh prophecies were released by the man of God during a service at his church in Lagos on Tuesday morning.
Prof. Osinbajo stated this Friday evening in Abuja at the inaugural gala night of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Promotion Organizations (TPO) Network.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Since security threats confronting Nigeria and the rest of West Africa are becoming more violent, asymmetric, cross-border by nature, and…
HURIWA recalled that security operatives had reportedly arrested a PUNCH Newspapers correspondent, Solomon Odeniyi at Dunamis Church in Abuja.
Ekpo, a former director-general of the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday, in Lagos.
Adesina addressed leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at a special summit held on Saturday, just days before the Bank Group’s 2021 Annual meetings, scheduled for 23-25 June.
The ruling followed the suit filed against the government by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians arguing that “the unlawful suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, criminalization of Nigerians and other people using Twitter have escalated repression of human rights and unlawfully restricted the rights of Nigerians and other people to freedom of expression, access to information, and media freedom in the country.”
They are also praying the court to order the government to immediately rescind the suspension order, and compensate them for the violation of their rights.
The President’s position was contained in his statement delivered at the 59th Ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS in Accra, Ghana on Saturday.
He said the president will depart Abuja on Saturday, to join other Heads of State of Government of ECOWAS for the mid-year statutory meeting of the regional bloc, with the exception of Mali which was recently suspended from the group.
Onyeama will be speaking alongside Abdulawaheed Odusile, former President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and West African Journalists Association, now Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ogun State, and a member of the African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, Dr. Princess Asie Kabuki Ocansey, from Ghana on June 22 and 23.
It has also directed the immediate dismantling of all illegal security outfits in the country, and warned against the use of these outfits to extort, harass and intimidate Nigerians.