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Breaking: Just After Twitter Ban, Nigerian Government Threatens To Suspend Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Others

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Following Twitter ban few weeks ago, Nigerian Government has threatened to suspend all social media platforms that allow their apps to be used to propagate division of the country through inflammatory statements or posts. Lai Mohammed, speakng before the House of Representatives Joint Committee on Information, Justice, and Communication on Tuesday at the National Assembly in Abuja made this known while answering questions on the ban on Twitter, a microblogging site,  said Twitter made its platform available as a choice for people who want to destabilise and cause disunity in Nigeria.   The minister also denied the widely held opinion that the move was intended to stifle free speech and press freedom.  Lai said the government would not hesitate to suspend other social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Google hangout, and others if they are found to be promoting posts or statements capable of destabilising the country. 

No School Safe Until Govt Negotiates With Bandits , Says Gumi

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Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has called on the government of Nigeria to negotiate with the Bandits as the only option left to curtail further kidnapping of students. Gumi, In an interview with The PUNCH on efforts to rescue the kidnapped pupils of Tegina Islamic School, Niger State, added that  the bandits kidnapping school pupils were disappointed that he negotiated with them without the involvement of the Federal Government. The Islamic cleric insisted that until the government engaged with the herdsmen, no school could be safe. The bandits had demanded N200m from the victims’ parents, but was later reduced to N150m.  Gumi said despite efforts to get the pupils out, the bandits were adamant in their financial demand. Gumi said the Niger State Government had been making efforts to get the children released, adding that the state had limited resources.

BREAKING!!! ESN Enforces Ban On Open Grazing In Delta, Shoot Cows On Sight (Video)

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Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its militant arm, the Eastern Security Network (ESN) have reportedly stormed forests in Delta State to begin the enforcement of the government’s anti-open grazing law.   SaharaReporters obtained a video where some of masked gunmen, believed to be ESN fighters, were shooting at cows reportedly wandering on farmlands. It is not clear yet in which part of Delta State the incident happened.   Sources stated that the ESN fighters were also in Delta State over the threat issued through an anonymous letter written by killer herdsmen to the government.   SaharaReporters had on June 14 reported that President Muhammadu Buhari was not contemplating sending more troops as reinforcement to Delta State to quell the suspected Fulani jihadist threats, according to sources at the Defence Headquarters.   Two officers at the DHQ Abuja had told SaharaReporters that despite the fact that the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, comes from Delta S

JUST IN!!! ESN Are Fighting Terrorists, not Army, Police or DSS – Nnamdi Kanu Says

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The leader of pro-Biafran independence group, the IPOB restated that the Eastern Security Network (ESN) is not after security agents in the country.  The sole purpose of ESN was to checkmate the activities of bandits and herdsmen in the region. In his latest tweet, Kanu said that, “I want to make this clear: #ESN is not after security agents. #ESN is focused on stopping terrorists who are rampaging our communities!” “The sole duty of the #ESN is to resist the attacks of the terrorists, bandits and herdsmen against #Biafran. #ESN was created in response to the shameful failure of South-East governors to float a regional security outfit.”   “There’s no way #IPOB would fold its hands and watch terrorists with an evil agenda decimate our communities while the government maintains criminal silence!”, the leader of the non-violence group concluded.

BREAKING!!! High Panic as Nigerian Military Aircraft storms Imo Communities (Video)

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Military aircraft have returned to Orsu, Ihiteukwa communities in Imo State in a fresh search for members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members and its militant arm, the Eastern Security Network (ESN), causing fresh tensions in the areas. SaharaReporters learnt that the military aircraft frequented the communities on Sunday with residents and church members returning from services early and scampering to safety as the jets hovered above. SaharaReporters obtained a video showing how one of the military aircraft flew past a village in Orsu believably on a search for suspected IPOB, ESN members.   “This is happening for the third time within the past one week. Yesterday, our area was bombarded by military helicopters almost immediately after the people of the community ended their church services. Some could not end theirs because of panic,” a source told SaharaReporters. “Helicopters and armoured tanks threaten communities in Orsu and people cannot go about their livelihood

Oduduwa Republic: Everywhere Vibrating as Sunday Igboho sets to shut down Lagos - Soon

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Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has vowed to proceed with the planned Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos. Igboho to storm Lagos on Saturday July 3 alongside other agitators for the Yoruba Nation rally. Hinged on the heels of similar rallies held across southwest States including Osun, Ogun, Ekiti, and Ondo, the pro-Yoruba nation protesters vowed not to back down or get intimated by any threats. Igboho, who spoke through his spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki during a live video chat, stated that there is no going back on the Yoruba Nation peaceful rally slated for Ojota Park, Lagos. He said: “We are sending a peaceful message to Governor Sanwo-Olu. We do not mind any other person who is saying we should not come to Lagos. “Sanwo-Olu is the chief security officer of the land and we are coming to Lagos. “July 3rd is the most important date; nobody cannot say we should not come to Lagos. It is a peaceful rally. “We have gone to Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti and we had peaceful rallie

There Will Be Tribal, Religious Wars In Nigeria — Cleric

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  Founder and General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Miracle Ministry, Paul Okikijesu has warned of impending religious and tribal wars in Nigeria. In his latest prophecy, Okikijesu said there will be a deadly crisis between the Hausa and Fulani and also called on Christians to be vigilant because a religious war, is about to happen. He also urged Yoruba people to be at alert, saying that some of their leaders are selling the future of the youths, Daily Post reports. He was quoted as saying, “Thus says the Lord: I have previously mentioned that a misunderstanding will happen between the Hausa and the Fulani in a manner that will make the Arewa to cry out. “Religious war is about to happen, so the Christians should be vigilant. Religious war is coming and it will be very severe and have widespread effects in several states. “Tribal war will happen and tribes will rise against another. The Yoruba will not be united; likewise, the Igbo people will not be united that is what will lead to mis