Buhari regime should respect the Nigerian Constitution in fighting fake news and hate speech on Twitter, says Mary Leonard, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria.
Buhari has explained why he did not pick southerners to head the army and other top security outfits, including ministries, departments and agencies of government.
Attorney General Abubakar Malami says the push to prosecute Nigerian Twitter users after President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s ban on the microblogging platform will deter other violators.
“So far in 2021, we have interviewed over 2500 student applicants, and we will continue to prioritise student visa appointments throughout the summer months.”
TVC and The Nation owned by the APC national leader Bola Tinubu, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, have halted their activities on Twitter
Egocentric President Muhammadu Buhari angered by the removal of his ‘genocidal’ posts had intended to suspend Facebook and Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.
Daniel Bwala has alleged Twitter denied knowing President Muhammadu Buhari before his ‘genocidal’ tweets declaring war on the Igbos were deleted.
The directive has been widely condemned as draconian, primitive and unconstitutional by Nigerians and foreign missions with diplomatic ties with Nigeria.
Attorney-General Abubakar Malami cited severe insecurity for the regime’s draconian move, which has continued to stir squabbles amongst administration officials.
Several persons were reported dead or missing after the military shooting at Lekki Toll-Gate and other parts of the state last October.