Lai Mohammed Inaugurates Post-Covid-19 Committee For Creative Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has performed the virtual inauguration of the Post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee for the Creative Industry, with a call on all members of the industry to support the committee in the interest of the industry. “The Committee’s membership, as announced two weeks ago, has now been expanded to include as many sectors as possible. This is to ensure a fair representation,” the Minister said while inaugurating the committee in his office in Abuja on Tuesday. ”However, while the committee cannot accommodate all members…

Lead The Campaign To Rid Social Media of Fake News, Hate Speech,Lai Mohammed Tells  NUJ

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to lead the ongoing efforts to rid the social media of fake news and hate speech Receiving the national executive of the NUJ led by its President, Mr. Chris Isiguzo, during a courtesy visit to his office on Monday, the Minister said it was in the interest of the NUJ and other media bodies to be in the vanguard of the campaign. ”As a matter of fact, the NUJ and other media professional…

FG Doesn’t Play Politics With Security, Welfare of Citizens – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of the citizens. The Minister made the remarks in Katsina on Tuesday at a Special Town Hall Meeting on Security with focus on fight against Banditry, Cattle Rustling and Kidnapping . “Today’s Town Hall Meeting is very unique. Since we started in 2016, this is the first time that we are having Governors from the APC and the PDP as panelists. ”This is first a testimony to…

Lai Mohammed Inaugurates Committee On NBC Reforms

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on the Implementation of Reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). In his remarks at the inauguration in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the reforms were part of the recommendations of a committee which he earlier set up on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unprofessional and unethical conduct of some broadcast stations,especially before and during the last general elections. He listed the highlights of the recommendations approved by Mr. President as including…

Minister Seeks Partnership With China To Develop Nigeria’s Animation Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for a meaningful partnership with China to develop Nigeria’s Animation Industry. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Thursday when he received, in his office, a delegation of Television Production and Animation Companies from China. He described animation as the fastest growing genre of the film industry, saying animation will thrive in Nigeria, especially if it is rooted in the culture and tradition of the people. “Animation today has grown into a multi-billion-dollar business and notably in China, France…

Suicide Attacks: Last Acts Of Dying Terror Group -PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his  administration has taken the necessary measures to end the suicide bombings by Boko Haram terrorists, saying the attacks were like the last kicks of a dying horse. Speaking at the commissioning of the Pulaaku Radio in Yola, Adamawa State, on Sunday, the President, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Boko Haram has been massively degraded and its surviving members put on the run. ”Instead of being hunters, they are now the hunted. In their…