Alhaji Lai Mohammed
FG debunks Abuja explosion report, blames desperate opposition
The Federal Government, yesterday, debunked reports of a bomb explosion, at the South African High Commission, in Abuja, which circulated on social media.
Xenophobia: FG explains recall of High Commissioner to South Africa
The Federal Government has clarified that it is only recalling the country’s High Commissioner in South Africa for consultation, over the recent escalated xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in that country.
How Nigeria lost $9.6b gas contract award suit in UK
The Irish gas firm involved in the $9.6 billion asset controversy with Nigeria at the weekend blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s government for the nation’s precarious situation in the matter.
Experts proffer escape route for Nigeria on $9.6bn judgment debt
Although the Federal Government is reportedly considering negotiating its way out of the $9.6 billion United Kingdom (UK) judgment debt, stakeholders in the oil and gas industry...
Nigeria, not the first to regulate online TV, radio operation
The news of Federal Government’s plan to license online TV and radio stations last Friday has generated mixed feeling among Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had stated in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the licensing of WebTVs and radio stations...
Sixth NBC Code: A lifeline for domestic sports content
“Advertisement of products and services during prime foreign sports contents shall not be broadcast unless the advertiser equally sponsors...
NICO holds quarterly lecture May 14
The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in furtherance of its mandate of effecting a sense of cultural direction in the citizenry, is again; set to hold a public lecture with the theme, ‘Culture as an Effective Tool for Foreign Relations’. A senior research fellow…
We have depreciated Boko Haram’s efficacy – FG
The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its position that it has “largely depreciated the efficiency and efficacy of Boko Haram” insurgents. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government position when he featured on a live TVC News Programme, “This Morning,” monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.…
Government, PDP, CUPP squabble over alleged mayhem plot
The Federal Government yesterday claimed it was in possession of credible intelligence of a plot by members of the opposition political parties to unleash mayhem in 10 states with a view to truncating the forthcoming general elections.
Atiku dismisses FG's corruption allegations
The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has dismissed as a "cock and bull story" the allegation by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed that he has a case to answer over the collapse of Platinum Habib Bank, Bank PHB. He also condemned the bid by the…