June 12 Protest: To Avoid Being Arrested By The Police, Stay Away From These Two (2) Places In Lagos
Today being June 12 is Nigeria’s new Democracy Day, it is a place put to celebrate the mark of 22 years of continual democracy and the hero of June 12, the late Chief MKO Abiola. Although, The Federal Government of Nigeria yesterday announced Monday, June 14, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day.
Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, took to his verified Twitter account on Saturday at exactly 12 a.m. to express his support for Nigerians in the midst of a ruse with the Federal Government. Jack Dorsey || Google. The Federal Government of Nigeria and Twitter's founder have been at odds for the past few days over the FG's ban on the network.
Buhari Speaks On Police Recruitment Photo credit: Naija News The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that no fewer than 10,000 new police officers are being recruited to add to the nations’ security. Naija News understands that President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this on Thursday, June 10, while delivering a speech in Lagos on his one-day visit for the inauguration of various projects.
“We are ready to negotiate with Buhari’s government openly”- Twitter says a week after it was banned
The social media platform known as Twitter which was banned from operating in Nigeria has disclosed that they have opened a communication channel with the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria, under the leadership of Muhammadu Buhari, banned the social media platform, Twitter, alleging that its activities are a potential threat to Nigeria’s corporate existence.
FG Declares A Public Holiday The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola has declared Monday 14th as a public holiday to mark Democracy Day in Nigeria, the PUNCH has reported. Recalling that the Democracy Day which was supposed to be on the 29th of every May has been rearranged by President Muhammadu Buhari to every 12th of June in honour of former Presidential candidate late M. K. O. Abiola.
On Monday, 14th June has been announced by the Federal Government of Nigeria as Public holiday to mark this year's Democracy Day celebration. On Thursday, 10th June, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola represented by Dr. Shuaib Belgore, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of International, made the declaration in a press briefing in Abuja.
The suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has raised a lot of dust both locally and internationally. The International community, have expressed their concern as they believe that the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria is tantamount to an attack on the Freedom of Speech, however, the Federal Government of Nigeria remains resolute on their stance against Twitter in Nigeria.
In the wake of the recent suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, the Federal Government of Nigeria appears to be making necessary efforts to ensure that all digital companies be it social media or its like don't take Nigeria for granted. The Minister of Information and Culture in Nigeria, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who spoke to journalists today made it clear that it is not going to be business as usual in Nigeria for foreign companies that make billions of Nigeria in Nigeria yet run unregistered business in Nigeria and don't even pay tax.
The Federal Government of Nigeria some days ago banned the usage of Twitter in the country. The ban emerged after the president's speech on the social app was deleted for threatening war. This ban action which was conveyed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has met a lot of criticisms from Nigerians and even international politics players.
Today's headlines: FG launches first made-in-Nigeria cell phone, Terrorists kidnap 60 women in Zamfara
The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched the first made in Nigeria mobile phone known as ITF mobile. The ITF mobile which is the first-ever indigenous mobile phone produced in Nigeria was presented to the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari by Adeniyi Adebayo, The Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
With the recent ban on Twitter in Nigeria, the federal government may not come back to terms with Twitter. It has been confirmed that an official account has been created for the government of Nigeria on Koo App, an Indian social media app. The social media play a vital role in passing information across, and with the recent ban on one of the most used social app, the government have found an alternative to the Twitter app.
Barely up to a week after suspending twitter operations in the country, the Nigerian government has joined another microblogging platform from India, Koo. Source:Google The Federal Government of Nigeria suspended Twitter, after the platform deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari. Despite the ban, most Nigerians were able to access their accounts via VPNs but the Federal Government threatened to prosecute all violators.
We woke up to some interesting and controversial news and headlines this morning and I will be running you through some of the most trending headlines across the country and globe. 1 - Trump Hails Nigeria For Banning Twitter : The former United States president, Donald Trump has come out to congratulate the Federal Government of Nigeria for their courage in banning micro blogging app, Twitter from operating in their country.
It is no longer news that the Federal Government of Nigeria has banned the use of popular Social media Platform Twitter in Nigeria. The Government announced the ban which took place with immediate effect through the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed last week. Despite the ban, some Nigerians are still accessing Twitter using Virtual Private Networks also known as VPN.
Recent reports confirm that the Federal Government of Nigeria is expected to sell electric power through its generation companies to four Western African countries. According to the reports, the four countries that are expected to make this purchase are the Niger Republic, the Republic of Benin, Togo and Burkina Faso.
Nigeria’s Total Debt Hits N33.1tn Photo Credits: Punch Newspaper Nigeria’s total debt stock rose by N191bn in the first quarter of this year, according the figures released by the Debt Management Office on Wednesday. The DMIO said the debt stock rose to N33.107tn as of the end of March 2021 from N32.916tn in December 2020.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has been under fire for the ban they placed on the micro blogging app, Twitter for the past few days. Many Nigerians have expressed their disappointment at the government's decision to place such a ban which would restrict the freedom of expression of citizens in the country.
A Twitter user has thrown heavy blows at poly students for supporting Buhari decision of banning Twitter. The decision by the poly students was made to newsmen by the National Association of Polytechnic Students, NAPS. Mr. Olalere Benedict, the National President of the association, made this known at a press conference in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Wednesday.
On Friday 4, 2021 the Federal Government of Nigeria banned the operations of Twitter for the reason that the social media platform was being used by Nigerians to threaten Nigeria’s National security. Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed announced the ban two days after Twitter deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet for violating its usage policy.
Mrs Lauretta Onochie who is an Aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that negotiations will soon commence between the Authorities of the Social Network, Twitter and the Federal Government of Nigeria as the Social Media giant has reached out to the Nigerian leaders to dialogue over the Suspension imposed on them.