19.1 C
New York
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Home Tags President Major General

Tag: President Major General

My appointments based on merit —Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has stated that all his appointments were strictly based on merit and not based on ethnic or...

Reverse Twitter ban immediately, USAID warns FG

The United States of America has again urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to rethink and rescind the Twitter ban in Nigeria. This...

Actor Yemi Solade Backs Presidency On Twitter Ban

Veteran Nigerian actor, Yemi Solade, has backed the Presidency on the recent Twitter ban, describing the move as the “best decision the Presidency could have made”. Solade,...

Go Beyond Twitter Ban, Suspend, Dissolve Nigeria, Ozekhome Begs FG

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has asked the Federal Government to go beyond the suspension of micro-blogging site, Twitter, and “dissolve the Nigerian...

BREAKING: MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Block Access To Twitter In Nigeria

Telecommunications companies in Nigeria including MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile have started blocking access to the microblogging site, Twitter, The PUNCH has learnt. The telcos said they...

Twitter Suspension: Rights Must Be Protected, Canadian Envoy Tells FG

The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Nicolas Simard, says the Nigerian government must respect the rights of its citizens including the freedom of speech. Simard...

NBA Threatens Lawsuit, Says Twitter Suspension Illegal

The Nigerian Bar Association has threatened to challenge in court, the decision of the Federal Government to suspend the operations of microblogging site Twitter...

Twitter Ban A Rehearsal Of FG’s Plan To Gag Media –...

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the decision of the Federal Government to suspend Twitter shows that the President, Major General Muhammadu...

FG Suspends Twitter ‘Operations’ In Nigeria’

The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. This was announced on Friday by the Minister of...

NBC To License All Social Media ‘Operations’ In Nigeria –Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the National Broadcasting Commission, will immediately commence the process of licensing all social media operations in...

World Will Recognise United, Not Divided Nigeria – Ganduje

The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Wednesday stressed that he would reject calls for the division of the country, saying, “When we...

Biafra: FG accuses Twitter of double standards

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, accused social media giant, Twitter, of double standards for deleting a controversial post by...

Those Who Want To Destroy My Govt’ll Be Shocked —Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says those who want to destroy his government will be receive the shock of their lives as...

FG To Expose Officials Behind $69bn Stolen Oil Loot Stashed In...

The Federal Government says it has begun gathering evidence on government officials linked to the alleged looting of $69bn (N28.3tn) stashed in various bank...

Order EFCC To Probe NIMASA DG, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to immediately order the suspension of the Director-General of the Nigerian...

Nigeria’s House On Fire, We’re Under Attack – Gbajabiamila

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have decried the rising spate of insecurity in...

Nigeria Should Scrap 1999 Constitution, Adopt 1963 Republican Constitution –Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said the 1999 Constitution should be scrapped and the 1963 Republican Constitution...

Open Grazing: Southern Govs’ Resolutions Offered No Solution, Says Presidency

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said the resolutions reached by Southern governors which placed a ban on open grazing in their...

Insecurity: Losing Attahiru, Other Officers Has Increased Our Problems ―Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said the deaths of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other...

Ibrahim Attahiru Was Determined To End Boko Haram, Zulum Mourns COAS

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday, said late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, was determined to end the Boko Haram...