We need support in our fight against corruption — Minister
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the global anti-corruption body, Transparency International (TI) to support, rather than condemn the Buhari Administration’s fight against corruption. He said TI and the local civil society organisations affiliated to it have not offered necessary support to the administration, adding that they look at the…
Nigeria is ready to host global tourism meeting, Lai Mohammed assures
As stakeholders in the tourism sector from across Africa prepare to storm Nigeria on June 3, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured that Nigeria is ready to host participants for the 61st edition of the UN World Tourism Organization..
Osun spends N3.4b to dredge 344.44km waterways
Osun State government said it has spent N3.4billion on the dredging of 344.44km waterways in the state.
Buhari inaugurates N2.156bn erosion control project in Osogbo
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated a 10 kilometre channelisation and desilting of flood prone Okomo and Ogbagba rivers in Osogbo, Osun state.Buhari, who was represented at the event by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the project was executed by the Ecological Fund Office at a total cost of N2.156 billion.
Stakeholders differ on solutions to farmers, herdsmen clashes
Stakeholders at a meeting organised by the Federal Government in Abuja have differed over solutions to killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.While some insisted on return to grazing reserves, others urged herdsmen to ranch their cattle, to forestall clashes between them and farmers.
FG reiterates commitment to promoting businesses
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the commitment of the present administration to promoting the participation of the private sector in Nigeria’s strategic economic agenda.
FG targets $1bn from entertainment, creative sector by 2020
The Federal Government at the weekend said it has begun moves to exploit the country’s entertainment as well as the creative industry, which has prospect to rake in at least $1billion by the end of 2020 under the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).
Lagos-Ibadan rail gauge December deadline not negotiable, says FG
The Federal Government has said that the December 2018 deadline for the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan railway gauge is not negotiable.
Nigeria has taken its pride of place in UNWTO — Lai Mohammed
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria has taken its pride of place in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). The minister said this on Thursday in Abuja, when he received Mrs Lydia BebeKun, the UNWTO Programme Officer for the hosting of the 61st meeting of the organisation’s Commission for…
In US Lai Mohammed speaks on Buhari’s achievements
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, is in the U.S., speaking on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.President Buhari is due in the US at the weekend for a meeting with President Donald Trump on 30 April in Washington D.C..