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Minister lauds women’s leading role in creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the leading role being played by women in the country’s creative industry.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Community efforts key to bridging Kwara infrastructural deficit – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday hailed various community efforts to develop the state and bridge huge infrastructural deficits, saying his administration welcomes such gesture in its drive to develop the state.

Minister: Federal government begins processes for social media sanitisation

The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire.

No going back on enforcing ethical use of social media, airwaves – minister

The Federal Government says it is committed to ensuring a responsible and ethical use of the social media and air waves and no amount of opposition will stop it from sanitising the two media platforms.

Minister: Extremists pulling hard at nation’s unity

The Federal Government, has said that extremists are currently tugging at the very core of the nation’s unity.
This was one of the highlights of a high-level meeting between the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 2

Nigeria, Vietnam agree on joint trade commission — in pictures

Nigeria and Vietnam on Wednesday night agreed on the establishment of a joint commission on trade and to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

Nigeria increasing budget, technology to regulate social media – minister

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, said on Wednesday that the Buhari administration would increase funding and technical know-how to regulate social media and combat hate speech.

FEC okays N718.6 million mobile security scanner for Lagos port

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.

Minister: Arik Air not suitable for national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.

Minister: We’ll sanitise social media, tackle fake news

The minister spoke less than one week after Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said he did not subscribe to the regulation of social media by the government.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Social Media out of control, we’ll clean it up – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Nigerian Government is working to inject sanity into the Social Media space which has gone totally out of control.

Reviving cultural values, panacea for societal problems – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.

Minister: Reviving cultural values, panacea for many societal problems

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has said the revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Minister maintains stand on technical defeat of Boko Haram

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
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Nigeria pledges support for AFRIMA 2019 edition

The Nigerian Government has pledged its full support for the successful hosting of the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), as the country prepares to host the glamorous event in Lagos 20-23 November 2019, with the theme: ”Feel Africa”.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Poland offers support to Nigeria in preserving artefacts, monuments

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, on Thursday, announced that Poland had offered to support Nigeria in preserving the nation’s cultural artifacts and monuments.
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Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem – minister

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some Nigerians cannot recite the national anthem.

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Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

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