Connect with us

Lifestyle

“We will not Allow China Maltreat Nigerians” – Gbajabiamila Confronts Chinese Ambassador

Published

on

“We will not Allow China Maltreat Nigerians” – Gbajabiamila Confronts Chinese Ambassador

Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives had a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian on April 10 over the maltreatment of Nigerians living in China.

He confronted Pingjian with a protest video in which a Nigerian was seen challenging Chinese officials over the maltreatment. He also demanded that Chinese authorities address the issues.

In some of the videos, some Nigerian citizens were protesting against being forced into another 14-day quarantine after the initial 14- day they spent for same purpose over the COVID-19 pandemic in China.

Also Read: Consul-General of Nigerian Embassy Confronts Chinese officials Over the Maltreatment of Nigerians in China (Video)

US Group Says Coronavirus is a Bioweapon: $20 Trillion Lawsuit Against China

COVID-19: Chinese medicines to be certified by NAFDAC before use – Minister

Commenting on the incident, Gbajabiamila said;

 “If the diplomatic relationships between our two countries are for the mutual benefits of our citizens, then there must be respect for our citizens, and we should not compromise it.

“As a government, we will not allow Chinese or other nationals to be maltreated just as we will not allow Nigerians to be maltreated in other countries.

“The way you treat your citizens, we expect that’s how you’ll treat others. We will not tolerate our citizens breaking your laws but the crime of one citizen cannot be used to stigmatize the whole country.

“It appears that’s what happened in this case. You can’t use one brush to smear the whole wall. Whatever the reason, it cannot be used and taken out on the entire community in China”.

Responding to the confrontation, Pingjian promised to take it up with the home government even though he has not been officially informed.

He said;

“We take our relationship with Nigeria very seriously. Until we receive a full report from back home, I cannot act but I can assure you it is not a policy issue.

“We treat everyone equally but during the implementation of the COVID-19 measures in China, it is possible for some incidents; all I do is to take it back home, today I will.”

Gbajabiamila further stated that he will be expecting a feedback from Chinese authorities.

He added;

“It is better we nip it in the bud so that it doesn’t escalate to another level. So, by Tuesday, if you have the information to give us, if steps have been taken, let’s talk about it and let’s see the way forward.”

Comments
Please follow and like us:
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

#EndSARS

#EndSARS Protest: “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”- CERANY

Published

on

#EndSARS #EndSWAT #EndPoliceBrutality

The Centre of Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) endorses the Legitimacy of Peaceful Protest against Police brutality #EndSARS #EndSWAT.

This was announced with a press release by Chuks Akamadu EQS, the President of CERANY.

According to his statement, “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”

However, he commends President Buhari for showing exemplary leadership as a true democrat by assuring the nation that the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was just the first step towards a comprehensive police Reform.

Also Read:

I don’t care about what people say about me when I’m dead – Obasanjo

2 Men Hacked themselves to Death over Woman

CSO urges #EndSARS protesters to stop distracting police

Group partner chamber of commerce for increased access to finance

‘I want to be a police officer to fight corruption’- boy in ‘mummy calm down’ video

Organization Reaffirms Commitment to Support FG through Youth Employment (Video)

NYCC-19 Sets up Structures in States for Better Results

COVID-19 is a sign that God is not happy with us – Aisha Buhari

Triumphant Entry of Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu After His Release from Prison

Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq, Marries Chief Of Air Staff, Abubakar, In Secret Ceremony

”I am leaving with my life” Actress Chacha Eke-Faani announces the end of her 7-year-old marriage (video)

NYCN thanks Buhari, Hails Youth and Sports Minister’s Initiative on the Establishment of the National Youth Investment Funds.

Chuks also urged the young people to discontinue the protest and give the government the benefit of doubt to implement what they have promised as it relates to the #EndSARS protest.

He is also proposing the immediate convening of National Youth Leaders Conference (NYLC) whose mandate would be to articulate the concerns of the young people across the country in an objective and realistic manner.

Read the full press release below;

Comments
Please follow and like us:
Continue Reading

Hot News

#Anonymous Hacks NBC Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

Published

on

#Anonymous Hacks National Broadcasting Commission's Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

#Anonymous Hacks National Broadcasting Commission’s Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

The Twitter account of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has been hacked by Anonymous.

The hackers put up a message threatening to reveal secrets of Nigerian authorities.

“We #Anonymous are out to expose government’s secret and dirty files”, it read.

“Put an #ENDTOPOLICEBRUTALITY #Twitterdown #NBChacked”, the message added.

The website was also not opening as at 9:25 am.

NBC regulates the Nigerian broadcast industry.

The commission says it adopts scientific research methods to gather data, analyze trends in line with the dynamism of the industry and advise government.

 

NBC receives, processes and considers applications for the establishment, ownership or operation of radio and television stations including cable television service, direct satellite broadcast and others

Comments

Please follow and like us:

Continue Reading

Security

CSO urges #EndSARS protesters to stop distracting police

Published

on

#EndSARS #EndSWAT #EndPoliceBrutality

CSO urges #EndSARS protesters to stop distracting police

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), on Wednesday in Abuja urged #EndSARS protesters to desist from distracting the Nigeria Police Force in discharging their civic duties in the country.

One of the Conveners of the group Mr Olayemi Success, while addressing newsmen said that leadership of many CSOs gathered in solidarity with the security agencies especially the Nigeria police force

Success said they were all aware of pockets of protest demanding for the scrapping of Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS.

NAF Opens Investigation Into Flying Officer’s Death, Two Suspects Arrested

“The entertainment industry must be allowed to gradually get back in business!!”- #Falz

Wikipedia Lists Nigeria Among the “Failed States”

Nigerian Woman Earns Herself N1million Cash For Returning N13.94million Mistakenly Paid Into Her Account (Photo)

Federal Govt. Announces Resumption Of Tertiary Institution.

Effective Youth Engagement in Electoral Process Amidst Covid-19

NYCCOVID-19 Begins Nation-Wide Training for Nigerian Youth to access CBN – NIRSAL Bank N10 Million Naira Loan

Tertiary Institutions in Lagos State to Re-open on September 14th – Governor Sanwo-Olu

FG to Reopen NYSC Camps Nationwide

Nigeria @ 60: Independence Promo, Invest in your Children- Domak Shelter Ltd.

He said that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) in display of 21st century police officers compliance, highest level of professionalism and best regard for democracy yielded to the call and disbanded SARS.

The convener, however, said that surprisingly the protesters still continued with their trade of protest which was uncalled-for and unacceptable.

He said that the protest was ill conceived as the advantage and usefulness of SARS was curbing crimes in Nigeria overwhelmingly outweighed their few mistakes therefore such protest could be highly demoralizing.

He explained that their solidarity march from Unity fountain to force headquarters in Abuja was intended to boost the morale of police men and women.

On his part, Malam Kabiru Dallah, the Co-Convener of the CSOs, said that most well-meaning Nigerians appreciated the sacrifices of the police in securing the country.

” Therefore, whoever see police as enemy is a suspect.”

He commended the Inspector General of Police for the creation of Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWATT) to replace the disbanded SARS.

Comments
Please follow and like us:
Continue Reading

25,000 Housing Units Project at Domak Garden City ,karshi

Advertisement

Newsletter

Page Views

  • 223,266 views

Subscribe

Receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,435 other subscribers

Top Posts

Recent Tweets

Trending

error

We know you enjoy our storylines. Please spread the word to your friends :)

%d bloggers like this:
Enable Notifications    Ok No thanks