Tag: Ministry of information

‘Sack Lai Mohammed Now’, – Protesting Information Ministry Workers Tell Buhari

Workers of the Ministry of Information have staged a protest against what they described as the ministry’s negligence of staff welfare and gross misappropriation of public funds. They urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe activities of the ministry over non-payment of allowances, refusal to train staff, among others. The protesters,[Read More…]

Nigeria Broadcasting Commission Bans Radio Biafra

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Dr. Sade Yemi-Esan, on Tuesday said the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation has succeeded in stopping the signal of Radio Biafra because it was not licensed. NewsWireNGR recalls that the NBC had urged the public to ignore radio Biafra transmission. In Case You Missed It, READ,[Read More…]

Maku Advocates Setting Aside 1% Of Every Govt Contract For Publicity

The outgoing Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, has advocated   one percent of every contract sum in every major project of government be dedicated to publicity. Maku said that the job of a publicist is a tedious one made even worse by paucity of funds. At a  send-off lunch organized by[Read More…]

Bayo Olupohunda: Akunyili, Best Female President Nigeria Never Had

“Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those thou think’st thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death….’’ -John Donne In my secondary school days, one of my best subjects was history. I was passionate about the subject for two[Read More…]