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Some Elites Trying To Dismantle Nigeria – Sultan

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His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has decried that some few elites who think that they must control Nigeria are planning to dismantle the country.   The Sultan, who stated this on Monday in Bauchi during the commissioning of the ultra-modern permanent hajj camp, said that the present situation called for urgent action by the concerned...

Twitter Ban: You Are Quick To Take Negative Actions And Slow To Take Positive Actions – Atedo Peterside Knocks FG

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The Founder of the Stanbic IBTC, Atedo Peterside, has criticised the Federal Government’s decision to ban Twitter in Nigeria as the shutdown of the platform enters the third day. Peterside, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, urged the government to dialogue with Twitter in order to protect the businesses affected by the ban. He said the discussion is needed for...

2023: Atiku Denies Campaign Posters With Soludo As Running Mate, Says Its Handiwork of Mischief Makers

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said on Monday, mischief makers were behind the 2023 presidential campaign posters featuring him and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo. The Atiku-Soludo appeared in strategic locations in Abuja on Sunday. Those behind the posters which appeared in several designs and colours claimed the duo possessed the required qualities to steer the country’s sinking...

FG Denies Giving Conditions For Lifting Twitter Ban

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The Federal Government on Monday denied listing conditions for lifting of Twitter’s suspension in the country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, had on Monday morning met some foreign envoys including the ambassadors of the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union among others in Abuja over their reactions to last week’s suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. The envoys had condemned...

NBC Directs All Broadcast Stations To Suspend Twitter Handles, Says It Shall Commence Process of Licensing Other Social Media Operations

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed all broadcast stations in Nigeria to suspend the patronage of Twitter immediately. This directive is contained in a Statement signed by the Director General of the Agency, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba on Monday in Abuja. Idachaba noted that it would be unpatriotic for any broadcaster in Nigeria to continue to patronize the suspended Twitter as...

2020 WASSCE/BECE Exams: 27 Schools Indicted For Malpractice Fined N13.5M

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Lagos State Government has fined 27 schools, names withheld, indicted by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for general examination malpractice the sum of N13.5 million. It has also sanctioned 19 schools in the state having been indicted for general examination malpractice and document falsification by the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) during the year 2020 West African Senior...

Alleged N10B Deal: My Father Would Have Told Me If He Any Deal With Uzodinma – Gulak’s Son

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Mustapha Gulak is the first son of Ahmed Gulak, the slain All Progressives Congress chieftain and former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan has cleared the air on the alleged N10bn reward owed his father by the Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma. In an interview with THEPUNCH’s HINDI LIVINUS, he stated that the alleged N10bn reward due...

IGP Suspends Issuance of Tinted Glasses Permits, Spy Plate Numbers

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The Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba has announced the immediate suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens in Nigeria. The IGP announced this on Monday during a meeting with senior police officers including commissioners and DIGs from across the states. He also directed that the issuance of spy number plates be put on hold. This according to the Minister are parts of efforts being...

Breaking: FG Outlines Condition To Lift Twitter Ban

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The federal government has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, said at a meeting with some envoys that Twitter’s operations in Nigeria will be restored only if the platform can be used “responsibly.” Asked when the ban will be lifted, Onyeama said there is no definite timeline for that,...

Twitter Ban: FG Summons US, UK Envoys, Others Over Comments

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The Federal Government has summoned the envoys of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union over their recent comments on the suspension of Twitter in the country. The international community had rejected the action of the government, describing it as clamping down on the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression. In a statement on Monday, Kimiebi Ebienfa...

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