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Lai Mohammed Reacts To US Blacklisting Nigeria Over Religious Freedom Violations

The Federal Government has reacted to a list by the United States which added Nigeria as a country with severe religious violations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in a statement titled ‘Nigeria Denies Religious Freedom Violation Allegation’ said Nigeria jealously protects religious freedom as enshrined in the country’s constitution and takes seriously…

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#EndSARS: Lai Mohammed Calls ‘Lekki Massacre’ A Hoax, Says DJ Switch Will Soon Be Exposed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has incurred the wrath of social media users after saying the October 20 Lekki shootings was a “massacre without bodies”. The Minister made the remark on Thursday at a press conference in Abuja while reiterating the federal government’s position that military men did not shoot at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki…

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NBA Faults Moves To Regulate Social Media As Nigerian Government Persists

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata has said the timing of the Federal Government to further regulate social media is suspicious and wrong. Gracing an interview on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, Apata who admitted that there are people who are “irresponsible” in their usage of social media, noted that the country has laws to…

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Minister Of Information & Culture Lai Mohammed Insists On Regulation Of Social Media

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday insisted that the Nigerian government immediately begin to regulate the social media space, citing that the nation is sitting on a keg of gun powder regarding the issue of fake news. The minister disclosed this while responding to questions when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee…

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Nigeria Condemns Harassment Of Citizens In Ghana, Says It Won’t Be Tolerated

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has called out Ghana’s harassment of Nigerian business owners and residents. In a statement signed by him, he noted the Federal Government is deeply concerned by the incessant harassment and the progressive acts of hostility towards the country by Ghanaian authorities and will no longer tolerate it. As…

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Nigeria Considers Ban On Inter-State, Inter-Town Travels And Closure Of Motor Parks

The federal government is considering a ban on inter-state and inter-town travels, to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across the country. This report came just as the number of confirmed cases arose to 51 on Wednesday night. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and Culture, who made this known in Abuja on Thursday, said the federal government…

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FG Meets With Famillies Of Leah Sharibu & Abducted Aid Workers, Assures Their Retrievement

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the families of kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu and two abducted aid workers that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned to secure their release. The minister gave the assurance on Friday, 12th of October, when he led a three-member Federal Government delegation to…

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Sources Reveal How CBN Operated Accounts For Dasuki’s ONSA, Other Government Agencies

In the wake of startling revelations currently unravelling from the on going probe of the alleged misappropriation of funds meant for the procurement of arms to boost the military’s offensive against Boko Haram insurgents, for which a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and few others have been indicted, including the Central Bank of Nigeria…

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