How FG spends N3.5 million feeding El-Zakzaky monthly – El Rufai

Members of Shite Movement, Protesting at the Federal Secretariat demanding for the release of their leader, El-zakzaky. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has explained how the Nigerian government spends about N3.5 […]

How FG fooled labour on strike, N30,000 minimum wage

Minister of Education, Professor Adamu  Adamu (left); Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige; President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba; Deputy President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Victor Osoduko and […]

‘FG’s Visa-On-Arrival policy boosts tourism’

Members of Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA)during their visit to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Abuja The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s […]

FG looters’ list lacks force of law, court declares

High Court •Dismisses Raymond Dokpesi’s suit Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Apo, yesterday held that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed’s mentioning of some prominent Nigerians in alleged looters […]

Buhari government deserves commendation over Osun election – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle), flanked by his two Special Assistants, Mr Williams Adeleye (left) and Mr Segun Adeyemi (right), during a press briefing on Nigeria's hosting of the UNWTO/CAF meeting […]

Nigerian media using fake news against Buhari – Minister

President Buhari Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu earlier this week accused the media of being bias in […]

Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed at the weekend said Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari was getting global attention from […]

FG okays $1.3bn for 5 critical projects – Lai Mohammed

[File] Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed PHOTO: NAN The Federal Government has set aside 1.3 billion dollars (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects. The […]

Trial of Boko Haram suspects, good progress for Nigeria’s justice sector – AI

[FILE] Police officers outline suspected Boko Haram militants in Maiduguri, northest Nigeria, on July 18, 2018. Eight men have been arrested in connection with Boko Haram's abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from the remote […]

‘Visa on arrival policy is making Nigeria destination of choice’

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle front row) and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Deaconess Grace Isu-Gekpe in a group photograph with the Contingent of Miss Polo […]

Local content key to growth of Nigeria’s telecoms sector, says minister

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said local content development is key to the growth of Nigeria’s telecommunications sector. Speaking […]

Ship ‘carrying weapons to Nigeria detained in South Africa’

• $3.5m ammunition allegedly found in 20 containers • Political analysts issue warning ahead of 2019 elections • Opposition, defectors can’t distract me, say Buhari South Africa yesterday detained a Russian ship laden with weapons […]

Nigeria paid ‘ large ransom’ to free Dapchi girls, UN says

Some of the released Dapchi schoolgirls are pictured in Jumbam village, Yobe State, Nigeria March 21, 2018. REUTERS/REUTERS/Ola Lanre In spite of Nigerian government denial on multiple occasions, the United Nations has said that a […]

Nigerian Press Council Bill a crossbreed of obnoxious military decrees, say stakeholders

Prof. Lai Oso In every country, society, institution or organization, there are laws and ethics that guide various aspects of life. The media is not an exception. It has been argued that governments across the […]

Executive Order 6 is constitutional, FG insists

President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: BAYO OMOBORIOWO • Urges antagonists to seek redress in court • Buhari vows to end corruption, seeks partnership with judiciary, legislature • N’Assembly harps on collaboration with principles of transparency, others […]

At UNWTO-CAF meeting, stakeholders seek development of tourism statistics in Africa

PHOTO: NAN In a bid to create a platform for tourism stakeholders in Africa to brainstorm and chart way forward for the sector, especially in the area of building statistics, the Federal Government of Nigeria […]

At WTO-CAF meeting, stakeholders market Nigeria’s cultural products, destinations

President Muhammadu Buhari (middle), UNTWO scribe, Zurab Pololikashvili (left) and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, during a courtesy visit by the UNTWO scribe The 61st meeting of United Nations World Tourism Organisation […]

Why I stopped Adesina from replying Obasanjo’s letter — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says he stopped his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina from replying former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter against his administration because of Adesina’s age. The president explained […]