Tag: Information minister

Lai Mohammed says the hate speech N5 million fine is to deter those willing to destabilise Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that the Federal Government increased the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million in the amended National Broadcasting Code to deter people who are willingly violating the provision to destabilise the country. Lai Mohammed gave the explanation on[Read More…]

Investigations Reveals, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed Lied About Missing SUV’s Indicting A Former Perm. Sec

Contrary to reports that the federal government had recovered 40 new Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Power, Dr. Godknows Igali, investigations by Leadership who first unveiled Igali as the accused person, have revealed that the vehicles in question were unallocated campaign vehicles[Read More…]

FG Begins Recruitment For 500,000 Jobs – Says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS) paid him a courtesy visit in his office. Mohammed said that applications were[Read More…]

To Those Who Have Been Mocking Buhari’s Change Agenda, Minister Lai Mohammed Has A Message

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Administration’s change agenda is real and irreversible, despite the derision of the agenda by those opposed to it. ”To those who have been mocking our change agenda, we say let them continue to entertain themselves, but we remain[Read More…]

“Change Is No Instant Coffee” Says Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian government on Thursday asked Nigerians to be hopeful of a better future, saying a “long suffering” people always enjoy enduring prosperity afterwards. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, gave the message of hope at a meeting with members of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) ahead[Read More…]

Document Reveals Lai Mohammed Demands N13 Million ‘Loan’ From NBC As Logistics To Travel

In what seems to be a clear departure from Mr President’s mantra to fight corruption and enthrone the rule of law, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has written the National Broadcasting Commission demanding a ‘loan’ of N13, 120, 470 (thirteen million, one hundred and twenty thousand naira[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Explains Why NTA, Other Govt-owned Media Organisations Will Be Restructured

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that government-owned media organizations will be restructured and reinvented in order to position them to compete favourably with other broadcasters. The Minister gave the assurance when he received the National Executive Committee of the Radio, Television and Theatre Arts[Read More…]

Online Publishers Association Denies Meeting With Lai Mohammed

A group, the Online Publishers Association of Nigeria, OPAN, has dissociated itself from a purported meeting the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had with some online publishers in the country. The group claimed that the widely reported meeting was held with a group of online practitioners who[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Is Blaming Two Months Long Fuel Crisis On Past Administration

The Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, has blamed the lingering fuel crisis on what he called the sins of the past administration. The Minister, who was answering questions from State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Monday, said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration inherited 522 billion[Read More…]

You “Threw Professionalism To The Winds” – Lai Mohammed Blasts NTA, FRCN, NAN

Information minister, Lai Mohammed Thursday blasted  the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), saying they have lost the huge following they once commanded because the “threw professionalism to the winds”. He said government-owned media must begin their path to recovery by first solidifying[Read More…]