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Today's Headlines: Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban On Twitter: Babalola Speaks About Ekiti.

Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban On Twitter.

The President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, said he had directed a conditional lifting of the ban placed on the operations of the micro blogging sire, Twitter, in Nigeria in June.

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Buhari disclosed this in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 61st independence.

He described the social media as a very useful platform but regretted that some users have misused the platform to organise, coordinate, and execute criminal activities, propagate fake news, and promote ethnic and religious sentiments.

Babalola Speaks About Ekiti.

Elder statesman and founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, on Thursday reviewed the 25 years of the existence of Ekiti State, saying the state has nothing to celebrate.

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Babalola, one of the active founders of the state, lamented, Ekiti has not achieved the anticipated lofty objectives of the founding fathers.

Tension In C/River Over Rumours Of Coronation Of Eze Ndigbo.

There is palpable tension in Calabar, capital of Cross River State, when rumour spread that a faction of Igbo people residing in the state have concluded plans for the coronation of their faction’s Eze Ndigbo, on October 2, 2021.

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Speaking on the issue, president, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Cross River State branch, Barr Ugorji Nwabueze stated that as leader of Igbo people in the state no one has the power to coronate anyone as he is yet to be informed on the issue.

Nwabueze called on the chief security officer of the state to wade into the matter so as to forestall breach of public peace, law and order in the state.


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