2019: Lai Mohammed reveals major threat to election

2019: Lai Mohammed reveals major threat to election

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday revealed the biggest threat to the 2019 general elections. The minister on Thursday in Kaduna at the 47th Meeting of the National Council on Information, with the theme, “Fighting Fake News and Hate Speech to Enhance National Unity” said fake news and hate speech, if left unchecked, constitute the biggest threat to 2019 election. Mohammed stressed that with the 2019 general elections just a little…

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PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has applied for a visa to enable him to  visit the United States. It was learnt that the former Vice-President appeared for an interview at the US Embassy on Tuesday in Abuja. Our correspondent learnt  that Atiku    would use the trip  to make what was described as “political statement” ahead of the 2019  presidential election. According to our source, those planning the trip with the former…

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Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for rubbishing Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate. Mohammed had said voting for Abubakar in 2019 was voting for the return of looting. Irked by the comment, Fani-Kayode described the minister as an “Archangel of liars. ” In a tweet, the PDP chieftain wondered when Mohammed be delivered from the spirit of lying. He wrote: “Atiku’s…

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Looters’ List: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers

Looters’ List: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers

The FCT High Court, Abuja, yesterday adjourned until October 23, the N5bn defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN). According to Justice Adegboyega Adeniyi, the adjournment was to make room for Dokpesi to react to the preliminary objection raised by the two ministers on the Court’s jurisdiction over the matter. Dokpesi, a chieftain of…

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Herdsmen: Lai Mohammed speaks on how Buhari has reduced killings

Herdsmen: Lai Mohammed speaks on how Buhari has reduced killings

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has “drastically” reduced killings resulting from farmers and herdsmen crisis, across the country. Mohammed made the assertion during a Special Town Hall meeting on security in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Monday. In a statement sent to DAILY POST, Mohammed said the, “drastic fall in the killings resulted from concerted and committed actions by the Federal Government to curtail the farmers-herders…

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Why world leaders are coming to Nigeria under Buhari govt – Lai Mohammed

Why world leaders are coming to Nigeria under Buhari govt – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said Nigeria was getting global attention under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration due to the President’s incorruptible leadership. Featuring on a Nigeria Television Authority programme, “Stepping Up” on Sunday, Mohammed said, “What we have witnessed recently have shown beyond doubt that Nigeria is today an investors’ destination. “Last week we received British Prime Minister, Theresa May. During the visit, several bilateral agreements were signed. “Friday of same…

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Lifeless President: FG breaks silence on Trump’s statement

Lifeless President: FG breaks silence on Trump’s statement

The Federal Government has questioned the authenticity of a statement reportedly made by President Donald Trump describing President Muhammadu Buhari as a “lifeless leader.” Trump made the statement shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times reported on Monday. Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in as the 45th American president, was in the US for bilateral talks. The meeting, according to the…

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Nigerians eat expired rice meant for animals – FG

Nigerians eat expired rice meant for animals – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has raised the alarm that expired rice meant for animals is being imported into Nigeria. The minister disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking with newsmen in Oro, Kwara State. He noted that most of the rice have been on the shelf for more than six years and had expired. Mohammed blamed the development on smuggling, pointing out that if the affected rice had been put under…

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Why 2019 will be walkover for APC, Buhari – Lai Mohammed

Why 2019 will be walkover for APC, Buhari – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has declared that the 2019 election will be a walkover for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Mohammed anchored his claim on the fact that Nigerians are “wise,” adding that the ruling party is working assiduously. Speaking in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital over the weekend, the Minister insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has done so much to improve on infrastructure. He said, “For me, 2019…

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