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2019 polls: Fake news poses biggest threat, says Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has said that fake news and hate speech  constitute  threat to the upcoming general elections in 2019. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this at the 47th meeting of the National Council on Information in Abuja on Thursday, with the theme: Tackling fake …

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2019 polls: Obasanjo has right to campaign for anyone, says FG

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The Federal Government has reacted to the claim by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he would support his former deputy,  Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election. The Federal Government said the former President “has every right to support anyone he likes,” adding that such right “is constitutional. “ However, …

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2019: Nigeria won’t return to ‘Egypt’ – Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and support for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this at Oro, Kwara State, on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, on Tuesday. A statement issued by the minister quoted him …

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2019: Fake news can lead to civil war, Lai Mohammed says

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has cautioned Nigerians, especially the media against the spread of fake news, saying this could led to civil war. He spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at a two-day international conference themed “Democracy and Disinformation: How Fake News Threatens our Freedom and …

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Lai Mohammed: We stand to lose nothing by Saraki’s exit

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government has nothing to lose with the exit of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, from the ruling All Progressives Congress. He said Saraki has all along been behaving like a member of the opposition …

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FG tells Nigerians in diaspora to beware of ‘fake news’

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The Federal Government at the weekend Nigerians in the diaspora not to believe everything they read on the social media about happenings in the country, saying most of what emanated from the social media was fake news. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the advice in …

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Fake news, hate speech, threat to national security – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Friday described the growing level of fake news and hate speech in the country as a threat to the National Security. Mohammed stated this when he featured on the NTA flagship programme: ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ entitled, “Combating Damages of Fake …

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Buhari records greater achievements in South-East than PDP, says Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says President Muhammadu Buhari led administration recorded greater achievements in the South-East than the 16 years government of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Alh. Mohammed said this in Aba, while inspecting the Enugu-Port Harcourt dual carriage way reconstruction and rehabilitation. The …

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Nigeria is safe, secure for tourism – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said Nigeria is safe and secure for tourism, citing improved security and country’s burgeoning economy. The President stated this when he received Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, the Secretary-General of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari noted that it would have …

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