News - Minister of Information

Minister Of Information: We Know The Countries Supporting IPOB

5 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Federal Government says it is aware of sources of funding of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and is taking steps to block them. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Tuesday when he appeared on a live TV programme “Good Morning Nigeria” on the...

FG Accuse IPOB Of Spreading Fake Gory Videos

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of using fake and doctored videos of mass killings, harvested from other parts of Africa and doctored to look current, to mislead the international community and win their support. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this when he addressed Online...

Federal Government Says It’s Set To End Causes Of Hate In The Country

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerian's minister of information and culture Lai Muhammad says govt. Is determined to bring to an end revolving causes of hate and abusive talk or messages, undermining the political and economic stability of Nigeria in the eyes of the international community. The minister said this at the official opening of the...

President Buhari Returns To Abuja

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Abuja after spending the Eid-El-Kabir holidays in Daura, Katsina state. While in Daura, the President played host to several groups including Corp members serving in Katsina where he reiterated the need to sustain the country’s unity. Only on Monday, the President met with the President of...

President Buhari Expresses Hope That He Would Return Soon

1 month ago /
Nation 

Recuperating Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari as praised Nigerian television houses in particular and the media in general for keeping him abreast of events in Nigeria. Buhari gave the media a pat on the back when he received his media team at the Nigerian house in London on Saturday. The president who has...

NBC launches Digital Broadcasting In Kaduna

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has launched the Kaduna phase of the Digital Switch Over (DSO), signalling the commencement of the full roll-out of digital broadcasting across the state capital and environs. Speaking at the DSO launch in Kaduna, the Director General of NBC, Suleiman Kawu, who described the launch as...

Reps Condemn Alleged Killing Of Nigerians By Cameroonians

2 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has condemned the alleged killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi by Cameroonian gendarmes. Rep. Gabriel Kolawole, the sponsor of the motion of urgent national importance, informed the House of the recent attacks which according to him, contravenes the Green Tree Agreement signed by both the Nigerian and...

Edwin Clark, Others Call On FG To Protect Bakkasi Citizens

2 months ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark and other leaders from the Niger Delta region,  have called on the Federal Government to take more serious steps to protect the lives of Nigerian citizens in Bakkasi. They made this known on the platform of the pan Niger Delta forum, seeking the establishment of...

Court Orders Buhari, Osinbajo To Publish Names Of Suspected Looters

2 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the Federal Government to “immediately release to Nigerians information about the names of high-ranking public officials from whom public funds were recovered and the circumstances under which funds were recovered, as well as the exact amount recovered from each public...

Why Aisha Buhari Hurried To UK – Fayose

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has maintained that he president is incapacitated and is surving on life support. The state governor while speaking on the First Lady’s trip to UK noted that Aisha Buhari who was allegedly denied access to the president during her first trip to UK has made...

Attack On Igbo Is Attack On All, Say Southern Leaders

3 months ago /
Nation 

Leaders of Southern Nigeria held an emergency meeting in Lagos yesterday where they urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps against the ultimatum given to Igbo to vacate the north as any attack on any easterner would be considered as an attack on all. At the meeting by the apex...

Dasuki, Elzakzaky Cannot Be Released Now – Lai Mohammad

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Lai Mohammad has stated that the detained former Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim Elzakzaky cannot be released now as both are being held on the grounds of national security. The minister, in an interaction with journalists...

If There's War Today, None Of Us Will Escape – Lai Mohammmed

3 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has asked those making hate speeches to desist from it. The minister gave the advice on Saturday at the “Lai Mohammed 10th Annual Ramadan Lecture” held in his country home, Oro, Kwara. He expressed concerns over inflammatory statements being made lately while urging those...

Buhari Is Alive And Speaks With Osinbajo Every Day – Lai Mohammed

3 months ago /
Nation 

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari may have died, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo gets in touch with Buhari every day. He said this in Lagos during an interview with Seun Okinbaloye of Politics Today on Channels Television, which was monitored...

Arewa/Biafra Threats: Do Not Panic, Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has asked Nigerians not to panic or find alternatives outside the country in the face of the recent threats by the Arewa and Biafra groups. The Minister stated this on Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting in...

Threat To Igbos: Security Agencies Are In Control, Says Lai Mohammed

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the threats issued to Igbos by a coalition of northern youth groups are not new and therefore, security agencies are in control. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, told reporters on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting that the threats...

Minister Tackles Opposition PDP For Condemning Swap Of Boko Haram Prisoners For Chibok Girls

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, failed in all its endeavours, advising the party to hold its peace while the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari gets about securing the release of all Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity. Recall...

Buhari Has Been Transparent About His Health – Lai Mohammed

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Information, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has been upfront with the nation when it comes to matters related to his health. He said this on Wednesday after the President missed the weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting for the third time since his return from the...

FEC Approves ₦55.7BN For Road, Aviation Contracts

4 months ago /
Transport  

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved road and aviation projects totaling N55.7 billion. The Ministers of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and that of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the...


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