People's Democratic Party Lawmakers Breaks Buhari's Twitter Ban Order Lawmakers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Assembly have opened a Twitter account in defiance of the microblogging platform ban by the Muhammadu Buhari-led government. This comes a few hours after members of the party in the House of Representatives staged a walkout over the action of the Nigerian government.
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The battle to lift the ban on twitter is still raging across the country. On Tuesday, the federal house representatives members nearly set the green Chamber on fire over the rationale behind the suspension of twitter in Nigeria by the federal government. The minority caucus in the house allegedly staged a walk out during the intensive debate on the lifting of suspension which was said to have been overruled by the speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The ban placed on US based micro blogging tech giant Twitter, by the Federal Government has continued to generate reactions. And the House of Representatives, has ordered an investigation into the events that led to the ban. House Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, asked the house committee on communications to investigate the matter with sound minds and submit a report within the shortest period.
House of reps summon Lai Mohammed .The House of Representatives has started an inquiry into the Federal Government’s decision to ban Twitter operations in Nigeria. It plans to investigate the legal framework behind the federal government’s decision-making process, The Nation reported. Nigeria suspended Twitter’s operations on Friday, two days after the social network removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening to punish separatists in Nigeria, Reuters reported.
Earlier today, it was reported that some members of the PDP House of representatives staged a walkout after Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila refused to grant them their request on the ban of Twitter by the Federal Government. Photo Credit : Punch Following this, a PDP House Of Rep members representing Ethiope, Delta state constituency has reacted to what happened at the plenary house today.
President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated a bulky security equipments on 10th day of June, 2021 to the police in Lagos State by Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu to encounter criminals in the state. The equipments were inaugurated by president Muhammadu Buhari in Police college, Ikeja on Thursday. At the event were speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Oba Akiolu of Lagos, inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, among others.
Since the announcement of Nigeria's Information Minister, Lai Mohammed on the Twitter ban in the country, there have been quite an uproar and agitations by several user of the platform across the country. The ban which has further been frowned upon by members of the PDP members in the national assembly as they went ahead to open a Twitter account of their own after their arguments about lifting the ban were dismissed.
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has been invited by the house of Reps over the suspension of twitter by the federal government. The speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila alongside his cabinet members has set up a committee to investigate the intentions, duration and circumstances of the decision by the federal government and the minister of information and culture over the suspension of twitter operations in Nigeria.
Lawmakers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Assembly opened a Twitter Account in defiance to the micro blogging platform ban by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari. This news was released a few hours after the members of the party staged a walkout, over the action of the government.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in his opening address as the house resumed plenary on Tuesday said that Nigeria seem like a country of people living on borrowed time. The speaker said this after he made an initial statement, saying Nigeria can be likened to a war zone.
Members from the Peoples Democratic Party in the House of Representatives have organized a walkout over the refusal of the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to allow their petition on the Federal Government's Twitter Ban. Gbajabiamila had before requested applicable committees from the House to examine the matter within 10 days.
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According to a news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this evening, it has been alleged that a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Ben Igbakpa, has alleged that, if the Federal Government of Nigeria insists on carrying out its threat of arresting and prosecuting Nigerians using Twitter, after it was banned, then they should start with the opposition lawmakers.
The House of Representatives has ordered Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to appear before them for his reason over the suspension of Twitter in the country. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila made this announcement on Tuesday during the plenary session in the house. He stated that the actions of the Federal Government has been creating a lot of reactions by the public.
House of Representatives was on Tuesday divided over the position of the House on the suspension of microblogging site, Twitter, by the federal government of Nigeria. Representatives summon Lai Mohammed over Twitter banThe House mandated its committees on Communication, Justice, Information and Culture, and National Security and Intelligence to immediately commence an investigation to determine the circumstances of the decision by the Federal Government of Nigeria to suspend the operations of Twitter in Nigeria and the legal authority for the ban on the operations of Twitter in Nigeria.
Members of the major opposition party PDP in the House of Representatives yesterday walked out of the plenary after the speaker Femi Gbajabiamila turned down an attempt to ask the federal government to review the Twitter ban. This was after the House of Representatives had decided to summon the Minister for Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed over the Twitter ban.
The temporary ban on Twitter by the federal government has not been taken lightly by Nigerians. It has so far been seen as an avenue by the government to silence the masses, thereby harming the freedom of speech as enshrined in the Constitution of the nation. The current ban sparked a row during plenary of the House of Representatives today.
The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, over the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, declared this at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday. He said the activity of the Federal Government has been creating responses all over the nation.
Nigeria witnessing war-like violence, says Gbajabiamila The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the growing security crises across Nigeria can be likened to war, saying it appears like the country is living on borrowed time. Gbajabiamila said the recent Special Summit on National Security organised by the House would address some of the issues, especially relating to the clashes and rivalry between security agencies, adding that recommendations by the parliament would be transmitted to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)