Federal Government Assures Nigerians Of Safety.

In this photo taken Monday April. 25, 2016, Nigeria Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, attends a town hall meeting in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria has seized more than $10.3 billion in looted cash and assets in the past year under President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign, the information minister announced Saturday June. 4, 2016 In addition, the government is expecting the repatriation of more than $330 million stolen from the public treasury and stashed in banks abroad. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians against making statements that could undermine the country’s peace and security.

The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed urged Nigerians to feel free to reside in any part of the country. He stated the government has the capacity to maintain law and order and there was no need to feel unsafe anywhere in the country.

The assurances were made during a briefing of newsmen at the State House Abuja in reaction to the notice of eviction for the Igbos to leave the north issued by youths groups in the northern parts of the country.

He noted that it was not the first time such groups will emerge with such threats. He however said the government and security forces were placed on high alert.

The Kaduna State Government also condemned the ultimatum of the group assuring citizens that their constitutional rights will be protected.