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Today's Headlines:Our Resolve For One Nigeria Remains Unwavering-Buhari; COAS Visits Governor Lalong

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Our resolve for peaceful, united, one Nigeria remains unwavering – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is ready to arrest and prosecute all persons inciting violence through words or actions.

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He said his government’s resolve for a peaceful, united and one Nigeria remained resolute and unwavering.

In a nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary on Friday in Abuja, the Nigerian leader vowed to continue to ensure the welfare and security of lives and properties of all citizens in line with the nation’s constitution.

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The president advised all citizens to always avoid violence while trying to settle grievances or socio-political misunderstandings, saying grievances could be settled peacefully.

Army Chief Farouk Yahaya Visits Governor Lalong

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Farouk Yahaya, has visited Governor Simon Bako Lalong at the Government House Rayfield, assuring that the Nigerian Army will continue to work with the state in restoring peace and security to Plateau State.

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General Yahaya said the efforts of the governor in promoting peace in the State through non-kinetic means has been very valuable and key to engendering peaceful coexistence.

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He also said the Army through Operation Safe Haven and the 3rd Armoured Division will not relent in its operational duties of dealing with criminal elements who are working against the peace of the state and country at large.

JUST IN: Buhari insists Twitter must pay taxes, silence regime critics before lifting illegal ban

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday maintained that his administration’s unconstitutional ban on Twitter will remain in place until a set of conditions can be satisfied by the social media giant.

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“I have directed that the suspension be lifted but only if the conditions are met to allow our citizens to continue the use of the platform for business and positive engagements,” Mr Buhari said in his Independence Day address

The president repeated his government’s narrative that Twitter was national security and economic threat to Nigeria, which led to its restriction.

CSO sues Malami over NDDC forensic audit report

A civil society organisation, the Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption, has sued the Attorney General and Minister of Justce, Abubakar Malami, for an alleged violation of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011.

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MIIVOC had on September 7, 2021, invoked the FOI Act on the minister, demanding the release of a copy of the Forensic Audit Report of the Niger Delta Development Commission within seven days.

Recall that the non-governmental organisation had in an interview with The PUNCH maintained that the forensic audit report was a public document that should not be kept away from Nigerians.

But the MIIVOC Executive Director, Dr Walter Duru, in a statement on Thursday by the group’s Press Officer, Phillip Inyang, said the matter in Suit No. FHC/B/CS/122/2021 was file at the Federal High Court, Benin.

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