Femi Falana (SAN) the human rights lawyer has claimed that the decision of the federal government of Nigeria to suspend the operation of Twitter by Gen. Muhammed Buhari is in breach of Chapter IV of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria.
Twitter Ban: Falana Speaks About FG Plan to Gag Media, the activist said the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has going against chapter IV of the 1999 constitution as amended. Falana made this know to the press (Punch) during a chat with the media men shortly after the government announced the closure of the Twitter operation indefinitely in Nigeria.
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The activist further said the suspension of Twitter is going against the freedom of speech enacted by the fundamental human right, denial of freedom of information.
The senior advocate also said he was sure that Buhari’s regime would soon ban international news networks like CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera.
The senior advocate said he was sure that Buhari’s regime would soon ban international news networks like CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera.
“Chapter IV of the Constitution has been suspended as a result of this legislation. Nigerians would soon have to rely solely on the NTA and the FRCN for information. For upsetting the government, media outlets such as Channels TV and others have been penalized, and they may be outlawed shortly.
“The NBC’s decision to levy fines on media companies based on an illegally altered Broadcasting Code. It’s a dress rehearsal for the government’s impending ban on local media outlets that publish whatever the government deems derogatory or seditious.
“As a result of what happened to Twitter, other news organizations such as CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera will be suspended as well.”
Twitter Ban: Falana Speaks About FG Plan to Gag Media
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Breaking News Now: Nnamdi Kanu Re-arrested Set To Face Court Trial On Felony And Treason
The head leader of a secessionist group of Biafra IPOB Nnamdi Kanu has been arrested again and is ready to face court trial on felony and treason.
News Now: Nnamdi Kanu Arrested Trial On Felony And Treason, Nnamdi Kanu’s rearrest has broken the net following the announcement made by the minister of justice Malami on Tuesday. Justice Malami announced the rearrest of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu through Nigeria’s security intelligence operatives with the support of Interpol.
The indigenous leader ran away while facing the trial on the court count charges of felony and treason offenses which has legally punishable by death sentence or life imprisonment.
The surety to the offender Mr. Abaribe who was forfeited with some of 100 million nairas is set to claim his money as the offender becomes visible and re-arrested.
In his word, Mr. Kanu said he did run away from his offense but the Nigeria court has a kangaroo arrangement
“Nigerian court is a Kangaroo court. I did not jump bail, I left because the court failed to protect me,” he said.
The Nigeria government has said through its representative Justice Malami that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will appear in court for the continuation of his trial.
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Meanwhile, the Anambra State became unrest as Kanu boys started disturbing the peace of the land by. It is also reported that the activist family of Kanu has come to warn the Federal government to treat him very well and not subject to maltreatment.
In their word the family said :
”Don’t manhandle our son he is just a freedom fighter, the family tells FG.”
In another development two public figures and activists, Fani Kayode and Sowore have come out to raise their voices for the IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu about his re-arrested.
In Fani Kayode’s view, he said Kanu must not die in custody while activist Sowore demanded the release of Nnamdi Kanu by the federal government.
It will be recalled that Nnamdi Kanu was granted bail in April 2017 while his case was adjourned till November 2021 on the count charges levied against him, treason, felony, and incitement.
According to Guardian Kanu, a real estate agent in London was ordered to deposit his international passport including his British passport before it was granted bail, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was then released afterward.
Suddenly after that Kanu was seen in Jerusalem on October 19, 2018, a year and a few months after soldiers raided his father’s home in Abia state.
It was unclear how he got to Jerusalem without travel documents, and his trial has been stalled due to his frequent absence from court.
The Nigerian government dragged three people who stood surety for him to court, claiming that the separatist leader violated the terms of his bail.
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Andy Uba Emerged Winner for APC Primaries Election In Anambra State
Andy Uba Won the just concluded APC primaries election held in Anambra State as party flagbearer for APC in the forthcoming Governorship race comes Nov 6 2021
Anambra Apc Primary election Andy Uba Declares Winner, Andy Uba the APC Party flagbearer as won the primary election held in the state.
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Andy Uba secured a majority vote of 230,201 to defeat other contestants under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress APC in Anambra State.
Within Nigeria reported that:
The Chairman of the APC primary election panel and Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, announced the outcome of the poll at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu Lake, early on Sunday morning.
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Uba’s closest rival in the election, Johnbosco Onunkwo, polled 28,746 votes, out of the 348,490 total vote cast.
The results announced by the party were:
Senator Andy Uba – 230, 201;
Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo – 21, 281;
George Moghalu – 18,596;
Paul Orajiaka – 4, 348;
Geoff Onyejeagbu – 3, 414;
Azuka Okwuosa – 17,189;
Nwokafor Daniel – 3,335;
Ikoobasi Mokelu – 3,727;
Kwebuike Ifeanyi – 1,466;
Godwin Okonkwo – 5, 907;
Ben Etiaba – 4,244;
Onuwkwo John Bosco – 28, 746;
Edozie Madu – 3,636 and Maxwell Okoye – 2,540
source Within Nigeria
It was learned that the party uses open ballot vote mode to conduct the primary election which is referred to as option A4
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Sultan Declares Wednesday As Fasting Day Due to No Crescent Moon Signs
Thecable reported that The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) says fasting in the month of Ramadan will continue on Wednesday.
In an official tweet by NSCIA on Tuesday revealed that the crescent moon signs which determines the fasting break was unable to be verified by the body.
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The body said:
In a statement, Sambo Walli Junaidu, wazirin Sokoto and chairman of advisory committee on religious affairs for sultanate council of Sokoto, said there was no positive sighting of the crescent moon for the month of Shawwal.
“The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in conjunction with the National Moon Sighting Committee did not receive any report from various Moon Sighting Committees across the Country confirming the sighting of the New Moon of Shawwal 1442AH, on Tuesday, 11th May, 2021 which was the 29th day of Ramadan 1442AH. Therefore, Wednesday, 12, May, 2021 is the 30th day of the month of Ramadan 1442AH,” the statement reads,Thecable reports
The statement further reads
“His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accepted the report and accordingly declared Thursday, 13th May, 2021 as the first day of Shawwal 1442AH. (Day of Eid-El-Fitr).
“His Eminence, the Sultan felicitates with the Nigerian Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings. The Sultan while urging the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for peace, progress and development of the Country, he also wishes all Muslims a happy Eid-El-Fitr. May Allah (SWT) accept our religious deeds, amin.”
This development follows the announcement by Haramain Sharifain, a Saudi Arabian Islamic organization, that Ramadan fasting would last 30 days.
From dawn to dusk on April13, Muslims all over the world have abstained from eating, drinking, and engaging in some kind of sexual relationship.
In this Nigerians Muslim were not left out as both male and female were engaged in the 30 days fast .
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