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NFVCB to authenticate movie labels to curb piracy

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), on Friday said the board was set to introduce authentication labels to curb distribution of unclassified and pirated films and videos.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Inaccurate statistics on arrival, receipts affecting Nigeria’s tourism sector

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, attributed inaccurate statistics on arrival and receipts of tourists as reasons why the country’s tourism sector is backward.
Nigeria Polo Federation

Minister calls for investments in polo game

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for partnership and investments in human capital and infrastructure through the game of Polo and its value chain.
Hawawu Alake-Adisa

Iya Aladuke: One of my saddest moments as a musician

A female musician, Hawawu Alake-Adisa, popularly known as “Iya Aladuke, Abolodefeloju” says an unforgettable incidence in her career was when she lost her grandchild to an accident in a gifted vehicle.

President Buhari’s achievements under-reported – Winifred Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Winifred Oyo-Ita, says the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are not being given adequate publicity.

Minister Lai Mohammed flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.

Diversifying from oil to creative industry will boost our economy – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the nation has gradually begun diversifying its economy from oil to the creative industry to boost its internally generated revenue (IGR) and meet international standard.

Lai Mohammed counsels couples on sustaining blissful marriages

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged young couples to be patient with themselves in order to have lasting and blissful unions.

School kids must be protected against road accident – Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has given the advice that all necessary measures must be adopted to protect school children from road mishaps on their ways to and from school.

Sino-Nigeria cultural exchange, a success – Counsellor Xuda Li

Mr Xuda Li, the Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China, said, on Monday, that Nigeria and China’s cultural exchange was a success through the effort of Nkanta Ufot, the Director of International Cultural Relations (ICR).

TStv Africa gets tax relief from fed govt

The Federal Government has granted a 3-year tax relief to the newly inaugurated Pay TV operator in the country, TStv Africa, as well as tax free dividends to all investors in the company.

Appointments: Era of ‘godfatherism’ over – Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that as far as Federal Government appointments to public offices and key positions are concerned, the era of “godfatherism’’ is over.

Minister advises couples to respect sanctity of marriage

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has advised couples to always respect the institution of marriage to build a happy home and a good nation.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.