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Twitter: FG seeks powers to license, regulate internet broadcast, online media

The Federal Government on Wednesday sought power to regulate private broadcasting in the country using the internet and other online outlets, saying the government has an obligation to monitor broadcast content. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who spoke at a public hearing on a bill to amend the National Broadcasting Act organsied by the […]

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Sanwo-Olu Assures Support for Digital Switch Over in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu says his administration will support the Digital Switch Over (DSO) being embarked by the country, saying it would enhance job creation and content development. Governor Sanwo-Olu who acknowledged that the DSO would be of immense benefit to residents said Lagos State would be providing publicity support for the rollout. […]

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2020 TI-CPI Rating Not True Reflection of Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Agenda – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said Nigeria’s low rating in the 2020 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI) doesnot truly reflect the great strides by the country in its fight against corruption. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, assured that the country’s anti-corruption agenda, which […]

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Lekki Shootings: CNN Report sensational, irresponsible, lie, says Lai

The federal government has faulted the CNN report on the Lekki shootings, saying the report is blatant irresponsible and a poor piece journalistic work. Making the position of the federal government known on this on Thursday, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during a press conference in Abuja, said, CNN engaged in the […]

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Buhari Prevented Nigeria From Becoming Failed State – Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari’s assumption of office in 2015 prevented Nigeria from becoming a failed state, after a long stretch of rapacious and rudderless leadership, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Minister said President Buhari came into office at a time that […]

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Fuel price in Nigeria not lowest in Central, West Africa- NLC replies Lai Mohammed

President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has said the federal government failed in considering the economy realities Nigerians are facing before it increased the fuel price. It would be recalled that, minister of information, Lai Mohammed said on Monday that despite the increase in the price of petrol, it remains the cheapest […]

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Nigeria’s electricity, fuel prices the lowest in Central, West Africa – Lai Mohammed

The presidency has replied Nigerians concerns and agitations over the recent increase in electricity tariffs and fuel prices in the country saying, Nigeria’s prices on these items are the lowest in Central and West Africa. The Minister of Inforamtion and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who spoke for the presidency, noted that with the price of […]

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FG borrowings used for infrastructure development – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is effectively utilizing the funds it borrowed from China and elsewhere for infrastructural development to create jobs and provide the basis for economic development. The Minister stated this at the construction site of the Ibadan Train Station on Saturday, after a joint inspection […]