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Covid-19: FG to ban inter-state travels, close motor parks, others

The federal government is considering ban on inter-state and inter-town travels, to curb the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) across the country. This is just as the number of confirmed cases rose to 51 Wednesday night. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and Culture, who made this known in Abuja, said federal government

FG debunks reports of bomb explosion at South African High Commission

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government has debunked vido currently in circulation of a purported bomb explosion at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Saturday, describing it as fake news. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the video which is being circulated on the social media, is that

Xenophobia: Don’t attack South African Companies, FG tells Nigerians

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. The Minister of Information and Culture,  Lai Mohammed, who made this appeal on Tuesday described as deeply disturbing the reports that some

Islamisation: Nigerian govt berates Obasanjo over comments on ISWAP, Boko Haram

Jude Johnson The Nigerian government has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP as deeply offensive and patently divisive. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, saying such indiscreet comments are far below the

Buhari’s second term inauguration will be on a low-key — Lai Mohammed

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that President Muhamnadu Buhari second term inauguration Ceremony set to hold May 29 will be a low key affair. Mohsmmed made this known during a press conference at the State House in Abuja on Monday. The Minister explained that the

No region will be left out in development plans – FG

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, assured that no region and state capital would be left out of its rail development master plan. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance when he featured on the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Programme, “Good Morning Nigeria”. During the programme monitored by

Jubril of Sudan: Nnamdi Kanu’s ‘Six Facts’ statement propagated by the opposition–Lai Mohammed 

Jude Johnson   The Nigerian government has blamed the opposition for propagating “fake news” in reaction to the recent exposition of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, insisting that the current occupant of Aso Rock is not the 'real' President Muhammadu Buhari.   Kanu alleged that since returning

Prisoners’ feeding costs N200, not N115,000 or N14,000 daily–Interior Ministry 

•Deploys e-border patrol for effective counter-insurgency operations  Jude Johnson  The Ministry of Interior has clarified the issues of prisoners’ feeding, saying that contrary to insinuations that prisoners consumes N14,000 daily or N115,000,  the actual amount spent on each prisoners’ feeding is less than N200. This is coming as the Federal Government as part