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Buhari government deserves commendation over Osun election – Lai Mohammed
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Buhari government deserves commendation over Osun election – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle), flanked by his two Special Assistants, Mr Williams Adeleye (left) and Mr Segun Adeyemi (right), during a press briefing on Nigeria's hosting of the UNWTO/CAF meeting in Lagos Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday said the Buhari […]

Your predictions are fake, psychological warfare – FG replies HSBC, Economists
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Your predictions are fake, psychological warfare – FG replies HSBC, Economists

Lagos The Federal Government called the prediction by two British based institutions, HSBC and the Economists over the 2019 elections fake and a psychological warfare against the administration’ anti-corruption policies. The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed replied the two institutions on Friday in Lagos when he paid […]

Nigerian media using fake news against Buhari – Minister
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Nigerian media using fake news against Buhari – Minister

President Buhari Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu earlier this week accused the media of being bias in conflict reporting. “To my disappointment, the members of the press in Nigeria do not make […]

Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed
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Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed at the weekend said Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari was getting global attention from investors since he took over power. The Minister who spoke as guest on a Nigeria […]

FG okays $1.3bn for 5 critical projects – Lai Mohammed
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FG okays $1.3bn for 5 critical projects – Lai Mohammed

[File] Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed PHOTO: NAN The Federal Government has set aside 1.3 billion dollars (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Sunday when he appeared […]

Trial of Boko Haram suspects, good progress for Nigeria’s justice sector – AI
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Trial of Boko Haram suspects, good progress for Nigeria’s justice sector – AI

[FILE] Police officers outline suspected Boko Haram militants in Maiduguri, northest Nigeria, on July 18, 2018. Eight men have been arrested in connection with Boko Haram's abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from the remote town of Chibok in northeast Nigeria, police said on July 18, 2018. The 14 others […]

‘Visa on arrival policy is making Nigeria destination of choice’
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‘Visa on arrival policy is making Nigeria destination of choice’

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle front row) and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Deaconess Grace Isu-Gekpe in a group photograph with the Contingent of Miss Polo International Beauty Pageant, when they visited him in Abuja on Monday Beauty Queens Relish Their […]

Local content key to growth of Nigeria’s telecoms sector, says minister
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Local content key to growth of Nigeria’s telecoms sector, says minister

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said local content development is key to the growth of Nigeria’s telecommunications sector. Speaking at the launch of an indigenous messaging application, ‘SoftTalk’ in Lagos, he said the Federal […]

Ship ‘carrying weapons to Nigeria detained in South Africa’
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Ship ‘carrying weapons to Nigeria detained in South Africa’

• $3.5m ammunition allegedly found in 20 containers • Political analysts issue warning ahead of 2019 elections • Opposition, defectors can’t distract me, say Buhari South Africa yesterday detained a Russian ship laden with weapons and allegedly bound for Lagos, Nigeria. The vessel said to have left Madagascar was stopped […]

FG has 69 ongoing projects in South East, says minister
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FG has 69 ongoing projects in South East, says minister

Lai Mohammed PHOTO: NAN Sixty-Nine infrastructure projects of the Federal Government are ongoing in the South East geo-political zone, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said.He said this yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara State, at a public lecture and inauguration of wards and local government canvassers for the re-election […]

2019: Be vigilant, don’t return Nigeria to Egypt – Lai Mohammed
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2019: Be vigilant, don’t return Nigeria to Egypt – Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of voting for those who will return the country to throes of massive looting, come 2019 elections. Mohammed made the appeal […]

Saraki, Lai Mohammed in battle for the soul of Kwara
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Saraki, Lai Mohammed in battle for the soul of Kwara

Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Ahead of the 2019 general election, a political supremacy battle is looming in Kwara State, ostensibly between forces loyal to the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki and supporters of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. […]

Nigeria disputes UN’s claim of ransom payment to terrorists
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Nigeria disputes UN’s claim of ransom payment to terrorists

[FILE] Some of the released Dapchi schoolgirls gather during their meeting with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria March 23, 2018. Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters The Nigerian government Thursday denied that it paid ransom to a Boko Haram splinter group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) to secure the […]

Nigeria paid ‘ large ransom’ to free Dapchi girls, UN says
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Nigeria paid ‘ large ransom’ to free Dapchi girls, UN says

Some of the released Dapchi schoolgirls are pictured in Jumbam village, Yobe State, Nigeria March 21, 2018. REUTERS/REUTERS/Ola Lanre In spite of Nigerian government denial on multiple occasions, the United Nations has said that a splinter Boko Haram group that kidnapped the Dapchi girls in February was paid a “large […]

Nigerian Press Council Bill a crossbreed of obnoxious military decrees, say stakeholders
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Nigerian Press Council Bill a crossbreed of obnoxious military decrees, say stakeholders

Prof. Lai Oso In every country, society, institution or organization, there are laws and ethics that guide various aspects of life. The media is not an exception. It has been argued that governments across the world tend to suppress and harass the media and cow it from doing its lawful […]

‘Opposition using fake news to campaign against Buhari’s government’
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‘Opposition using fake news to campaign against Buhari’s government’

Minsiter of Information, Lai Mohammed Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has accused the opposition of using fake news as a campaign tool against the President Muhammdu Buhari administration ahead of the 2019 general elections. He said apprehensions that when the President wins re-election next year, he would consolidate […]

Rotation of power promotes equity, fairness, justice, says Lai Mohammed
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Rotation of power promotes equity, fairness, justice, says Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that rotation of power guarantees “equity and social justice under the present democratic dispensation in the country.” The shift of power in geo-political zones and senatorial districts are in conformity with the provision of 1999 Constitution. […]