A serving house of Assembly member in Lagos State, Desmond Elliot has broken down in tears on Live TV, following the backlash he’s receiving from Nigerians over social media regulation.
Recall that the former actor, at the Lagos State House of Assembly in his submission, pushed for passing if social media regulation bill.
the controversial statement received lots of criticisms, as many Nigerian youths boast him for referring to youths as “children” and for also pushing for the regulation of social media.
Desmond Elliot in a new interview on Arise TV broke down in tears. This came after he apologized for his statement earlier.
Ex – Nigerian And Biafran Soldier Col Nwobosi Passes On At 82
A former Nigerian and Biafran soldier, Col. Emmanuel Nworah Nwobosi, passed on
The elder statesman died at the age of 82 on Tuesday.
Col Nwobosi was formally Captain in the Nigerian Army, and Colonel in the defunct Biafran Army, as well as Chief of Staff to the late Biafran leader, General Emeka Ojukwu.
He died on Tuesday at his Obosi in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State, his country home.
Hon. Emmanuel Nwobosi (jnr) on behalf of the family, said that the patriarch died after a brief illness associated with old age.
He said further that the family will give details of his funeral arrangement later.
“Yes, my father, Col Emma Nworah Nwobosi, is dead. He died today (Tuesday) after a brief illness, reasonably associated with old age,” he said, according to the Sun.
Buhari Seeks Senate Approval To Confirm Yakubu As INEC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking approval for the confirmation of Professor Mahmoud Yakubu for a second term in office as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The President letter which was read by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawal at the floor of the Senate Today, would give the INEC chairman second term in office, if confirmed.
President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier reappointed Professor Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five-year term.
This reappointment was revealed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari nominates Prof Yakubu as INEC chairman for a second term in office’.
Breaking: Ondo Deputy Speaker, Iroju impeached Over Gross Misconduct
Globaltimesnigeria reports that Ondo state house of Assembly has impeached the deputy speaker, Hon. Iroju Ogundeji.
He was removed over alleged gross misconduct which has brought disrepute to the hallowed chamber
He was immediately replaced by Hon. Aderoboye.
Iroju representing Odigbo constituency 2 was impeached following the house resolutions led by the speaker, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oloyelogun.
Twenty lawmakers signed the impeachment.
Following the reconstitution of the House, Hon. Tomide Akinribido has been removed as the minority leader and replaced by Hon. Festus Akingbaso from PDP while Hon. Ogunmolasuyi is the new majority leader.
Hon.Taofeek Oladele is now the new chief whip in replacement of Adeyemi Olayemi.
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