FG appeals lost corruption cases, says setback won’t deter us

The Federal Government on Monday said it has appealed the recent corruption cases it lost in the court and called on Nigerians not to be discouraged by the recent setbacks encountered in the anti-graft war.   The federal government also promised that the serial negative outcome of corruption cases that were recorded at the high…

Minister clarifies Buhari’s absence at FEC

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said President Muhammadu Buhari deliberately assigned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to preside over Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council so as to attend to other official matters. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister’s clarification came on the heels of speculations on the President’s health condition……

Why Buhari missed FEC meeting – Lai Mohammed

In reaction to the apprehension caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said there was no cause for alarm. According to him, the President is hale and hearty but busy with other official duties. He stated this while briefing…

Current anti-corruption fight is not Buhari’s war – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has asserted that the ongoing anti-corruption crusade is not President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight alone. Mohammed explained that the current anti-graft fight was a war aimed at liberating Nigerians from “poverty, misery, sickness and wretchedness.” He insisted that Nigeria must win the war against corruption, stressing that it…

FG appeals lost corruption cases, says setback won’t deter us

The Federal Government on Monday said it has appealed the recent corruption cases it lost in the court and called on Nigerians not to be discouraged by the recent setbacks encountered in the anti-graft war. The federal government also promised that the serial negative outcome of corruption cases that were recorded at the high court…

No Intentions To Sell The National Theatre – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has no plans to sell the National Art Theatre to the Lagos State Government, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said. Mohammed made this known on Tuesday night at a dinner with Nigerian TV and online content developers attending the ongoing MIPTV in Cannes, France. Reports say that the…

FG raises the alarm over ISIS’ new recruitment strategy

The Federal Government has called on Nigerian parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards in order to prevent them from being recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It said the terrorist group has now resorted to targeting vulnerable individuals, including foreign students, using financial inducements to…

I’m not surprised workers want Buhari to sack me – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that he is not surprised that workers in his ministry are calling on President Muhammadu Buari to sack him. He, however, insisted that due to inadequate resources, there was a limit the federal government could do on workers’ welfare. Lai spoke on Wednesday in a response…

Executive, legislative faceoff: Buhari seeks solution, sets up committee

Following the worsening relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government, President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to look into the causes of the growing chasm between the two arms of government and proffer solutions to the situation. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known to State…