The request was contained in the submission of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at the public hearing of a bill to amend the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Act organised by the House Committees on Information, Ethics and Values.
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In a statement last week, Minister of information and Tourism, Lai Mohammed had announced the indefinite suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Wednesday when he spoke with State House Correspondents after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council
Speaking with State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC), Mohammed said Twitter had reached out to the government seeking high-level discussion to resolve the issue.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in his opening address at the plenary on Tuesday, noted that the micro-blogging platform had become a huge communication tool and platform for enterprise especially for the teeming youth in the country.
Mohammed made this known on Monday evening during an interview with BBC News Africa.
The CNPP in a statement signed by the Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu blamed the National Assembly for “allowing the President and members of the federal executive to continue to take actions that are detrimental to the wellbeing of the ordinary citizens and the young people in the country.
Adeboye said tweets by his church are in accordance with the United Nations declaration on human rights, irrespective of the suspension of Twitter operations by the federal government.
This was contained in an invitation to pressmen issued on Monday morning by Kimiebi Ebienfa of the Crisis Monitoring and Public Communications Division of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A statement by its Director-General, Armstrong Idachaba, on Monday directed television and radio stations to de-install Twitter handles and “desist from using twitter as a source (UGC) of information gathering for news and programmes presentation, especially phone-in”
The social media platform made its position known in a statement posted in its Public Policy handle.
This was contained in a statement on Saturday by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, which described what was called a ban by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as a temporary suspension
Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, had on Friday announced the indefinite suspension of Twitter barely 48 hours after the microblogging site deleted a post by President Muhammadu Buhari referencing the country’s civil war, and threatening to treat those attacking government buildings “with the language they understand.”
Saraki’s reaction, via Twitter, came minutes after the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the ban of the social media platform by Nigeria.
The minister who said this at the commissioning of Marriot Hotel in Lagos, noted that the creative and hospitality industry were the worst hit by the pandemic.
The Minister made the call on Thursday in his address at the Annual General Meeting of the NIPR in Bauchi on Thursday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, briefed State House correspondents after a virtual FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Ododo made the disclosure during a courtesy visit to his office by Ephraims Sheyin, Head of Lagos Operations of the News Agency of Nigeria.
Ododo told the News Agency of Nigeria that most of the jobs would come from the fields of music, movies, fashion and information technology.
Mohammad, who spoke at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, also said the government and its security agencies have the wherewithal in terms of personnel and fire power to crush bandits, insurgents, criminals and other enemies of the Nigerian state.