Nigeria and UK discuss Electoral Act Amendment, Petroleum Industry Bill and Twitter Ban

 Nigeria and UK discuss Electoral Act Amendment, Petroleum Industry Bill and Twitter Ban

Nigeria and UK discuss Electoral Act Amendment, Petroleum Industry Bill and Twitter Ban

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday hosted the High Commissioner of Great Britain, Catriona Laing.

The meeting which lasted for almost an hour served as a platform for discussing bilateral issues relating to Asset Recovery, Anti-corruption crusade, amendment of the Electoral Act, the Audit Bill, Petroleum Industry Bill, Twitter ban, and counter-terrorism approaches.

Malami said the fundamental interest and objective of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was to leverage the bill to enhance value in terms of creating an amiable environment for investment, protecting the public interest for the maximum benefit of the country.

On Petroleum Industry Bill, the Minister said necessary steps have been taken to ensure the pending bills are transmitted to the President for assent.

On Twitter ban in the country, Malami said the government has established a committee on the matter and that the company has approached the government over the issue. He maintained that the Nigerian interest matters most for any company that wants to do business in the country.

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