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.
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Mohammed made this known on Monday evening during an interview with BBC News Africa.
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.
A family source who pleaded anonymity told Daily Sun that the attackers stormed the house in 15 Hilux vans, abducted Ejiofor’s elder brother, Joel, personal driver and two others, after shooting the lawyer’s Personal Assistant.
The suspects have been identified as Linus Owalo, Godswill Steven and Chinasa Orji.
Compared with a number of other hotspots around the world in December 2020, however, Nigeria was not even among the three riskiest places. According to global medical and security specialists, International SOS, Libya, Syria and Afghanistan were the deadliest places to be. The group also projected that these places would retain the record by the end of 2021.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, Mohammed said Twitter had conveniently ignored inciting tweets by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and others.
Akintoye, who also heads the umbrella body for Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, said this in a disclaimer by the group’s Media Communications Secretary, Maxwell Adeleye, titled, ‘Ilana Omo Oodua is not in any working relationship with Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB’ on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reporter who monitored the development on Saturday in Owerri, reports that residents of the state have deserted markets and streets of the state capital for safety.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, had called on the five Eastern states to stock food items ahead of the order.
The News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who monitored the situation reports that Owerri malls suddenly halted activities on Saturday at about 12.30 pm am as against the normal 8.00 pm closure.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday, said the state Police Command is investigating the separatist group, Oodua Republic, and also the threat by IPOB to attack soft targets in the state.
Mbaka revealed this when he spoke with his parishioners on Wednesday at the Adoration Ground, Umuchigbo Nike, Enugu
The confusion started on Wednesday when a group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, claimed that the whereabouts of Mbaka is unknown.
Mbaka had earlier in the week declared that God had withdrawn his support for Buhari and even blessed the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, whose organisation has been designated a terrorist network by the Federal Government.
He also spoke highly of Kanu whose group has been proscribed and labelled a terrorist organisation by the Federal Government.
At least 60 members of IPOB/ESN were arrested on Saturday after a combined team of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army and Department of State Services stormed the operational headquarters of IPOB in Awomama Village, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State
Kanu said this on his Twitter handle on Tuesday, after armed men suspected to be members of the IPOB and Eastern Security Network attacked the Imo State Police Command and Nigeria Correctional Centre, both in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The DG said this in a statement he issued on Monday hours after Buni, the Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the party’s Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, and Bello, Governor of Kogi State, met with the Peoples Democratic Party chieftain in Abuja
Those who were old enough to witness the commencement of the Nigerian Civil War in 1967 say that the drumbeats of war they heard then sound similar to what they hear now. Let’s be hopeful there can be a rethink, one strong enough to pull back the strings and save Africa’s most populous nation the stress of disintegration.