Today is Saturday being the 12th of June 2021 and a popularly known news Instagram page, Instablog9ja recently discloses the moment angry Lagos residents chased away herdsmen from their community in Epe, Lagos State. [NOTE: The Picture Above Is Credited To Google, Used Only For Illustration]
A Popular Nigerian Pastor, Prophet Chukuemeka Odumeje has generated mixed reactions on social media after he was spotted performing a miracle in a manner that looks weird to the church members. Prophet Odumeje is the general overseer of the Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention which has its headquarters in Anambra State.
Today, there is tension all over Nigeria as there is clouds of protest hovering the country as majority of Nigerians wants to protest bad governance and also the twitter ban in the country. However, the Federal Government are at high alert as they wouldn't want the repeat of the EndSARS protest that caused major problems in the country.
The Federal Government has disclosed that the failure of the social media platform, Twitter to delete offensive and insulting tweets made by Nnamdi Kanu was among the reasons why the platform was banned in Nigeria. Lai Mohammed, the Nigerian minister of information and culture disclosed this in a statement saying that Twitter has become a platform and room for separatist to facilitate their agenda.
Igbo leaders kick against secession, seek withdrawal of troops Governors from the South East and a team from the Federal Government have agreed to re-emphasize Nigeria's unity while rejecting secessionist calls. The decision was reached at the end of a meeting between governors and representatives of President Muhammadu Buhari in Enugu on Friday to address the South East's escalating insecurity.
Femi Fani-Kayode, a popular Nigerian Politician and lawyer, has always been known to share his opinion concerning insecurity in Nigeria and ways the Federal Government can achieve peace. Recently he made a post on his Official Twitter account stating that when people understand the FACT that not all Igbos are IPOB, it will help pave the way for a peace talk between the Federal Government (FG) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
No More Job Vacancies For Youth - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday night said the Federal Government has no more job vacancies the youths. The president stated this while addressing the nation during an exclusive interview with the Nigeria Television Authority on Friday, June 11. Buhari accused the youths of promoting insecurity in the country, noting that there will be no jobs from foreign investment if the nation is not secured.
Nigerians hit the streets to stage a protest earlier this morning. The protest is designed to speak against bad governance. Earlier today, protesters were attacked in Abuja by the Nigerian police force. It's really surprising that the police felt the need to attack peaceful protesters.
June12:There Won't Be NASS & Elected Governors Without Abiola. He & Kudirat Died for Democracy- Deji
The June 12 protest which some Nigerians especially the youths planned few days ago suffered set back after the Federal Government put the military on red alert. Many Nigerians who have planned to take part in that protest are already having a rethink as the Federal Government appears to have taken steps to prevent it.However a concerned Nigerian who is a youth, popular social media influencer and activist appears not be backing down on the planned protest.Deji Adeyanju who is the convener of concerned Nigerians while speaking on Kakaaki, a breakfast show of African Independent Television said that the idea of the Federal Government putting the military on red alert to quench the planned protest won't stop them from protesting.For some Nigerians who know Deji, he is very courageous when it comes to speaking up and protesting against bad governance.
About a week ago, the Federal Government announced its decision to ban the popular social media site, Twitter, after the site deleted president Buhari's tweet. But even with the ban, a host of popular Nigerian pastors have continued to use the platform to share tweets and connect with their members all over the world.
As the southeast boils, some senior citizens and stakeholders have continued to add their voices to demand for a lasting solution and dialogue between the FG and the residents of the southeast, particularly Imo state. According to this report, the recent call was made by Veteran singer, Onyeka Onwenu who has called on the Federal Government to engage in dialogue with the southeast agitators and pull out the military from the region.
The refusal of the social media network Twitter to delete offensive and insulting comments made by Nnamdi Kanu was one of the reasons why the website was banned in Nigeria, according to the Federal Government. In a statement, Nigeria's minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, said that Twitter has become a platform and platform for separatists to further their goal.
Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Balarabe Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.
The People's Democratic Party(PDP) of Nigeria has urged Nigerians to keep up the fight against bad governance as June 12 draws ever closer. June 12 is the day marked out to celebrate Democracy in Nigeria in memorial of former Nigerian presidential aspirant Chief M.K.O Abiola's passing.
Michael Collins Ajereh, professionally known as Don Jazzy, has taken to his official social media handle to reveal why he has been active on Twitter, following the ban by the Nigerian government. According to the record producer, he revealed his absence was in line with the ban after he was asked by a fan while he stopped using the social networking platform.
The Federal Government has suspended the operation of Twitter in the country. In the last few days, Nigerians have been struggling to gain access to the social media platform. The suspension of Twitter has caused a stir in the country as Nigerians believe the government is infringing on their constitutional right.
President Buhari Makes Another Appointment The Federal Government Led by President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Balarabe Shehu Ilelah as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, made the announcement in a statement on Friday. The appointment of Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, is for a tenure of five years.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has stated that the Federal Government has no more job openings, and that if they continue to encourage insecurity, no employment from foreign investment will be available. In an exclusive interview with the Nigerian Television Authority on Friday, he stated as much.
The federal government has clarified why social media and over-the-top (OTT) platforms operating in the country are required to register and receive a licence. Speaking on the Nigerian Television Authority's (NTA) show "Good Morning Nigeria" on Friday, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the new law is in line with worldwide trends.
BIn Kaduna State, gunmen attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, abducting some staff and their families. Some pupils at the university were also harmed, according to a Kaduna State Vigilance Service employee who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) but did not want his identity disclosed.