Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics




Nigeria politics

Today's Headlines: Ifeayin Ubah Seeks Permission To Visit Kanu, Obasanjo Reacts To Colin Powell's Death

Photo Credit: Google

Ifeayin Ubah Seeks Permission To Visit Nnamdi Kanu

Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Monday approached a Federal High Court in Abuja to seek an order to visit Nnamdi Kanu in the custody of the Department of State Services.

Ubah, in company with Maxwell Opara, member of the legal team of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, said he had made several attempts to see Kanu without success.

He, therefore, sought an order of the court to grant him leave to visit the defendant, Kanu, as part of his oversight legislative function.

The order also seek to compel the Department of State Services to allow Ubah access to their detention facility for purposes of visiting the defendant, Kanu.

He also asked the court to grant him other requests that may deem fit to make in the circumstances of the case.

In the affidavit in support of his motion on notice that a senator of the South-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

Obasanjo Reacts To Colin's Death

Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers

Then President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and US Secretary of State, Colin Powell at a United Nations Security Council Meeting, UN Headquarters, New York. September 16, 2002. (State Department Photo by Michael Gross).

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Africa will miss the late former United States Secretary of State, Gen. Colin Powell.

This was contained in a statement by the former President’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, which described Powell as someone who understood Africa during his lifetime and would be remembered for his legacy and closeness to the continent.

He also stressed that Powell’s “death is a great loss not only to his immediate family and to the United States of America but also to the entire world.”

Twitter agreement to affect Facebook, Instagram, Other Social Media apps- Lai Mohammed

Photo Credit: People's Gazette

The Muhammadu Buhari regime says conditions for lifting of the suspension imposed on Twitter will be applicable to all Over-The-Top and other social media platforms in Nigeria.

“All I can say is that the recommendations we are going to make will not only be applicable to Twitter but they will be applicable to all OTTs and other social media platforms in Nigeria.

“Today, we are dealing with Twitter, we don’t want a situation where we will be dealing with Facebook tomorrow and Instagram the next day. Our recommendations will be very comprehensive,” according to Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.

Mr Mohammed stated this on Monday as a guest on TV Continental’s “This Morning” programme.

The minister, who did not disclose the recommendations being pushed by the regime, said the report of the negotiation team would be submitted to Mr Buhari.

Mr Mohammed, who headed the team, however, reiterated that the engagements with Twitter had been positive and fruitful.

Content created and supplied by: 6ixMoney (via Opera News )

Federal High Court Ifeanyi Ubah Ifeayin Ubah Maxwell Opara Obasanjo


Load app to read more comments