This is as the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, argued that the use of the military in an attempt to quell agitations for secession would not yield the desired result since it is part of democracy for a people to speak out concerning how they are governed.
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The delegation led by the Defence Minister, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd.) was locked in deliberation with the South-East stakeholders and security heads at the Enugu Government House.
Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Defence Minister, Magashi, disclosed that the delegation would relay the commitment reached at the parley and other outcomes of the consultation to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, at ceremony on Friday in Abuja said that the project would help to sanitise the system in the region
This was sequel to the adoption of a motion by Rep. Kolade Akinjo (PDP-Ondo) at plenary on Thursday in Abuja.
Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, gave the advice during a Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 vaccination for the North East Zone in Yola, Adamawa State.
Roger Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Seplat, gave the assurance while delivering a keynote address at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit on Wednesday in Abuja.
The President of the group, Hajiya Rabi Saulawa, made the appeal at a press conference in Kaduna on Wednesday over general insecurity in the country.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, made the call at the launch of State of the World Population (SWOP 2021) report with the theme: “My Body Is My Own: Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self Determination,” on Tuesday in Abuja.
The suit No ECW/CCJ/APP/23/21 was filed on Tuesday by Solicitor to SERAP and human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN.
A top Federal Government official, who made the disclosure, said the government, which turned in the petition almost two months ago, was surprised when a number of such Western diplomats issued a statement over the weekend on the Twitter ban.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this during a Town Hall Meeting on: “Protecting Public Infrastructure,” on Monday in Abuja.
The Federal Government had last week through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension of the blogging site over its decision to delete a post by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Diplomatic Missions made their positions known in a joint statement on Saturday.
The social media platform made its position known in a statement posted in its Public Policy handle.
Makinde further stated that this action by the Buhari Administration is capable of affecting investors’ confidence in the country.
The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday announced that it had suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.
This is contained in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Jator Abido, on Wednesday in Abuja.
This is coming as the government extends the deadline for clearing passport backlog initially for 31st May by one week. The new date for the beginning of the new Passport Regime is now June 8.