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Assistant Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service in charge of Sector Four, Bashir Abubakar; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Border drill boost for rice production, self-sufficiency – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the ongoing border drill that has largely curbed foreign rice smuggling into Nigeria has boosted rice production while fast-tracking the country’s quest to achieve rice self-sufficiency
A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.

Border closure: Federal government delegation visits Nigerian border with Niger

A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.

Nigeria’s growth: The church has done so well – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, hailed the church for efforts in enhancing national cohesion for Nigeria’s growth and development.

Nobody can divide Nigeria through religion – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Saturday that it would be impossible for anybody to use religion to divide Nigeria.

NFVCB destroys pornographic, pirated movies

Confiscated movies and other unclassified products worth between N500 and N600 million have been destroyed by the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB).
Notwithstanding the revenue increase the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, said it has achieved with the on-going partial border closure, exporters are counting their losses as countries within the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, sub-region have started rejecting Nigerian cargoes, apparently, as a form of retaliation against the land border closure.

Uproar in ECOWAS parliament over Nigeria’s border closure

There was uproar on the floor of ECOWAS parliament, yesterday, over Nigeria’s border closure policy as Nigeria hinged its decision on failure of Benin Republic to implement agreements.

Benin scheming to flood Nigeria with rice worth $30 million – minister

The feud between Nigeria and Republic of Benin over border closure took a different turn on Monday as the Federal Government accused its neighbour of planning to flood Nigeria next month with 105,000 metric tonnes of imported rice.

Minister: 95 percent of arms for kidnapping, banditry come through land borders

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says 95 percent of arms used in kidnapping and banditry in the country come through the porous land borders.

Border closure: Goods worth N4 billion seized, 296 illegal migrants arrested

An end to the issues leading to the closure of the country’s land borders seems to be far from over, as the Federal Government said nothing much has been done by the two major neighbouring countries.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq, Lai Mohammed urged to resolve crisis rocking Kwara APC

Youths under banner of Concerned Youths Stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state at the weekend urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and Minister of information and Culture Lai Mohammed and other elders of the party to find amicable solution to the crisis rocking the party in the state. =
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: People who use music must pay for it

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Minister reveals federal government’s plan for creative industry

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into the year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Federal government mulls commercialisation of creative industry in 2020

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.

Federal government orders NBC to formulate new broadcasting regulations

The Federal Government on Tuesday directed the National Broadcasting Commission to immediately come up with fresh regulations that would promote local broadcast industry and protect it from monopolistic tendencies.

Lai Mohammed impressed by ‘Man Enough’

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday commended Nigerian actors for their creative prowess in acting and inculcating morals in the public through plays.

Minister: Other options available for social media regulation

The Federal Government says, apart from enacting new laws, there are many options open to it in regulating the social media.

We’ll regulate social media despite criticism – minister

There is no going back on the planned sanitation of the social media space, the Federal Government insisted on Thursday.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Most bad roads don’t belong to federal government – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

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