*COVID-19: NIMC shuts down as crowds besiege Lagos offices for NIN registration (Punch)*Yuletide: FRSC deploys 1,200 operatives to Lagos (Vanguard)

COVID-19: NIMC shuts down as crowds besiege Lagos offices for NIN registration (Punch) The National Identity Management Commission has shut down its offices in Lagos State as large crowds gathered there on Monday in a bid to register and obtain…

*EndSARS: Lagos panel dismisses petition seeking N300m damages against police (Punch)*Lagos Assembly confirms nominees for LG Service Commission (Nation)

EndSARS: Lagos panel dismisses petition seeking N300m damages against police (Punch) The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing allegations of human rights abuses against men of the disbanded police Special Anti-Robbery Squad on Tuesday dismissed a petition by one…

*One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch)*Lagos East bye-election: Sanwo-Olu seeks support for Abiru (Nation)

One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch) One person has died in a road accident that happened in Ikoyi, Lagos State on Sunday. The PUNCH gathered that three persons were also injured in the accident. According to the…

FG raises hate speech fine from N500k to N5m

The federal government has raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million and mandated broadcast stations to devote airtime for public education on emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai…

Apprehension as stay-at-home order over COVID-19 may be extended

Not many Nigerians, especially the vulnerable citizens in the country took the warning from the Minister Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, lightly that government might extend the on-going lockdown of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and the Ogun…

How not to dissolve the people – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

No government in the world has ever won a war against the press. Killing the press is akin to dissolving the people which is well-nigh impossible. A major booby-trap for the Nigerian government is the murky relationship with the media.…

FG to establish fund for the arts, launch national policy on culture, tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the federal government has finalised plans to launch a national policy on culture and tourism that will serve as the legal framework for the sectors. He made the…

FG woos investors, says Nigeria’s economic outlook positive (Leadership)

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the President Buhari-led administration has laid the necessary groundwork for the growth of the nation’s economy, and urged investors to take advantage of the government’s efforts by investing…

Propagate our achievements, Lai Mohammed urges Churches (Vanguard)

The Federal Government has appealed to Churches and other religious organisations to use their platforms to propagate the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at his…

God, guide us through interesting times, Lai Mohammed prays at FEC meeting (Punch)

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, sought God’s guidance for the present administration “through the interesting times Nigeria is currently passing through.” Mohammed said this in his opening prayer at the ongoing weekly meeting of…

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