As a way of ensuring that opposition parties and elements are completely
decimated and shut out of the campaigns leading the 2019 General
Elections, the APC led Federal Government has concluded arrangements to
shut and clamp down on electronic, Print and Social Media houses perceived
to be hostile to its re-election plans.
This is part of a grounds well conspiracy to deal opposition major blow
from which they cannot recover enough to put up any reasonable fight in
the build up to the 2019 campaigns.
Notable among those marked for closure are Africa Independent Television
(AIT) and Raypower Radio Stations, independent Newspapers, The Sun,
Thisday and a number of social media platforms considered by the
Government to be its major opposition in the forthcoming campaigns and
Recall that early in November 2017, there were reports that the Federal
Government has begun secret moves towards clamping down on a number of
online news media, citing “threat to national security” as guise.
Already, the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed is believed to have set
up a committee to work out ways and means of achieving his objectives.
A pundit who is one and sympathiser of the Buhari administration said last
night “things could become awfully bad for the President and his campaigns
for re-election because of such petty and very amateurish tendencies and
actions of people who are clearly power drunk.”
Multiple sources in Lagos and Abuja have confirmed that the mastermind of
this plot is the Minister for information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed
who is believed to be urging the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to
provide him with a fait accompli to enable a full execution of the