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The ministers at the Council Chambers include Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture), Zainab Ahmed (Finance, Budget and National Planning), Babatunde Fashola (Works and Housing), Hadi Sirika (Aviation), Abubakar Malami (Justice), Godswill Akpabio (Niger Delta), Rotimi Amaechi (Transportation), Geoffrey Onyema (Foreign Affairs), George Akume (Special Duties), Adamu Adamu (Education) and Ambassador Zubairu Dada (Minister of State for Foreign Affairs).
The Federal Government on Monday announced some lifelines for the broadcast industry as ways of cushioning the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.
The Federal Government says it will study the report of the Post COVID-19 Initiative Committee on the Creative Industry and ensure its full implementation, within the realms of available resources.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says his ministry will create two million additional jobs within the next three years in line with the Buhari administration’s determination to move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
The Federal Government has disclosed that the switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting when completed will rake in $1.1 billion in revenue and create two million jobs in the next three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to disregard any purported request from government officials aimed at conferring undue advantage on anyone seeking jobs or other favours.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to disregard any purported request from government officials aimed at conferring undue advantage on anyone seeking jobs or other favours.
The Federal Government has released N13.642billion for the payment of hazard allowances and group life insurance for health workers and Federal civil servants nationwide.
The Federal Government says the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) was “needless and insensitive” because issues raised by the association had received attention.
Rotimi Jolayemi, a journalist detained for broadcasting a poem which was deemed insulting to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has told newsmen that he does not regret his actions.
The Federal Government has faulted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s comment on the debt profile of the nation saying his comments were based “on scaremongering anchored on a false premise.”
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the Nigerian media for their support for the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Disturbed by the upsurge in rape cases in recent times, President Muhammadu Buhari Monday summoned the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, to brief him on what the Nigeria Police have been doing to arrest the menace.
The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, has commended the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for setting up the COVID 19 Creative Industry Committee.
The Federal Government on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari has put the country on an irreversible road to development in the last one year.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment in the National Oil and Gas Park to be sited in Odukpani, Cross River State
FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for “grave violations” of its statutes following a local court challenge to its imposition of a new committee, following serious mismanagement.
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 21- year-old cobbler, Jude Musaya, to eight months imprisonment for stealing an iPhone worth N120,000.
Farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers
Equatorial Guinea has pulled out of the planned international friendly match with Ghana next month, the latter's Football Association (GFA) has confirmed.
Nigeria forward Moses Simon is set to make his 30th Ligue 1 start for FC Nantes who visit Losc Lille in a matchday-five encounter at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy tonight (Friday).
Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed told reporters the bill was not designed to cause water wars in the country.
Facebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorised use of their mobile phone cameras.
Intel has received licences from U.S. authorities to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace (DREP) Centre, a Jos-based Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has organised an arts exhibition in some communities to mark the 2020 World Peace Day.
The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Command, Thursday, ordered the immediate orderly room trial of an inspector caught in a widely circulated picture extorting a motorcyclist.