EndSARS report: HURIWA calls on President Buhari to ‘sack, arrest and prosecute’ Lai Mohammed

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria HURIWA has called on President Buhari to immediately sack, arrest and prosecute the Minister of Information and Culture, following his insistence that nobody was killed in the October 20, 2020, Lekki tollgate shooting. The writers made the call while reacting to the conclusive judicial report by the Lagos… Continue reading EndSARS report: HURIWA calls on President Buhari to ‘sack, arrest and prosecute’ Lai Mohammed

It is imperative for rich countries to retrace their steps – Lai Mohammed laments inequity in global vaccine distribution system

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has said the financial capacity of some countries makes it easy for them to access Covid-19 vaccines to the detriment of poor countries. He disclosed this during his speech to mark the World Tourism Day held in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, on Monday, September 27.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?gdpr=0&us_privacy=1—&client=ca-pub-2427099653703778&output=html&h=300&adk=2141876619&adf=667904977&pi=t.aa~a.1834861711~i.11~rp.4&w=360&lmt=1632757814&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=4779063894&psa=1&ad_type=text_image&format=360×300&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F2021%2F9%2Fit-is-imperative-for-rich-countries-to-retrace-their-steps-lai-mohammed-laments-inequity-in-global-vaccine-distribution-system-2.html&flash=0&fwr=1&pra=3&rh=275&rw=330&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&fa=27&adsid=ChAI8NfFigYQwrin3dDbueVoEjkAnOhZnnQAGG1MRQAivPZXf7SHkTAV7Jr6q7__Bpx46DWuvyF4MClGMcxzcxjpW_CzLkptRyBFiAY&uach=WyJBbmRyb2lkIiwiOSIsIiIsIkluZmluaXggWDY1MEIiLCI5Mi4wLjQ1MTUuMTE1IixbXSxudWxsLG51bGwsbnVsbF0.&tt_state=W3siaXNzdWVyT3JpZ2luIjoiaHR0cHM6Ly9hdHRlc3RhdGlvbi5hbmRyb2lkLmNvbSIsInN0YXRlIjo3fV0.&dt=1632757813832&bpp=33&bdt=5678&idt=-M&shv=r20210922&mjsv=m202109210101&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D6f62d75ac2f0c0c6-2251d019a8c80035%3AT%3D1622665487%3ART%3D1622665487%3AS%3DALNI_MZ85Ep3SvTaGfc8Juk8Onrd6Hwi6g&prev_fmts=0x0&nras=2&correlator=2540767053222&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=1187515804.1622665486&ga_sid=1632757811&ga_hid=1388229193&ga_fc=0&u_tz=60&u_his=3&u_h=800&u_w=360&u_ah=800&u_aw=360&u_cd=24&adx=0&ady=1035&biw=360&bih=664&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=31062853%2C31062857%2C21067496&oid=3&pvsid=1684626424946342&pem=777&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F&eae=0&fc=1408&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C360%2C0%2C360%2C664%2C360%2C664&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=1152&bc=31&ifi=2&uci=a!2&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=0p8BbeEKYH&p=https%3A//www.lindaikejisblog.com&dtd=641 He lamented what… Continue reading It is imperative for rich countries to retrace their steps – Lai Mohammed laments inequity in global vaccine distribution system

Lai Mohammed explains why repentant Boko Haram members can’t be prosecuted

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has given a reason why repentant Biko Haram members cannot be prosecuted. In recent weeks, no fewer than 1000 Boko Haram fighters and their families have handed themselves over to the Army in the southern Borno towns of Konduga, Bama, and Mafa. The repentant insurgents have gone… Continue reading Lai Mohammed explains why repentant Boko Haram members can’t be prosecuted

Battling insecurity in one corner of the country doesn’t make Nigeria failed state – Lai Mohammed

Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has said that Nigeria cannot be called a failed state because it is battling insecurity “in one corner of the country”.  The Minister said this during an interview on ‘Focus on Africa’, a programme on BBC. Mohammed who maintained that  the current administration has “pinned” Boko Haram to a “very small area”,… Continue reading Battling insecurity in one corner of the country doesn’t make Nigeria failed state – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed to lead FG’s discussion with Twitter over suspension

President Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. The approval was announced in a statement released by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team. The… Continue reading Lai Mohammed to lead FG’s discussion with Twitter over suspension

Twitter’s founder, Dorsey is liable for #EndSARS losses – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is vicariously liable for the losses Nigeria incurred during the EndSARS protest. Mohammed said this when he appeared on a Radio Nigeria call-in programme in Abuja today June 14. Mohammed alleged that Dorsey raised funds through Bitcoins to… Continue reading Twitter’s founder, Dorsey is liable for #EndSARS losses – Lai Mohammed

It’s unfair to say Twitter ban was because Buhari’s tweet was deleted – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that it is unfair to say that the decision to ban Twitter’s operation in the country was because President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet was deleted. The Minister who appeared on an NTA programme on Friday June 11, said the decision was taken over the promotion of views… Continue reading It’s unfair to say Twitter ban was because Buhari’s tweet was deleted – Lai Mohammed

Security challenges will not define President Buhari’s legacy – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that President Buhari’s massive achievements, while he was in office and not security challenges, will define his legacy after office. Mohammed said this today June 1 at a press conference on the mid-term anniversary of President Buhari’s second tenure. According to him, more attention has… Continue reading Security challenges will not define President Buhari’s legacy – Lai Mohammed

It is alright for citizens to call for restructuring and true federalism, but calls for secession is not acceptable – Lai Mohammed

Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has said that calls for secession in the country is an unacceptable demand. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2021 annual general meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) in Bauchi on Thursday May 20, the Minister stated that while it is alright for citizens… Continue reading It is alright for citizens to call for restructuring and true federalism, but calls for secession is not acceptable – Lai Mohammed

We know where kidnappers are. We are only being careful- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal government is not clueless as to finding a lasting solution to handle the alarming rate of insecurity in many parts of the country. In a statement released, Lai Mohammed who had a press conference in Lagos on Friday, May 11, said the Federal… Continue reading We know where kidnappers are. We are only being careful- Lai Mohammed