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World leaders endorse Buhari’s programmes, says Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed The right won by Nigeria to host the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference in 2018 has been described as “”a global endorsement of programmes and efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration”. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said on Thursday in Addis Ababa that the hosting right reiterated the confidence the global community has …

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Buhari’s government is ‘responsive, responsible,’ says Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information. The timely completion of the Abuja International Airport runway has confirmed that “Nigerians elected a responsive, responsible and capable federal government”, under President Muhammadu Buhari. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Mr Segun Adeyemi. The completion …

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Again, Buhari fails to convene FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari ‎The regular meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) usually presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential villa failed to hold on Wednesday as expected. FEC, as constituted, is presided by the President and has the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), the National Security Adviser (NSA), Head …

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Why Buhari was missing from FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari did not attend Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting because he had ‘other issues’ to attend to, Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed has said. The weekly meeting was chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo though  Buhari was at the Presidential​ Villa as at 11 am when the council meeting commenced‎. But Mohammed said rumours that the president did …

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FG says losing streak won’t affect fight against corruption

Nigeria’s minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI The Federal Government says the serial negative outcome of corruption cases recorded at the high courts will not dampen the anti-graft battle. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the setbacks …

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FG, PDP disagrees over allegations of phone tapping

Nigeria’s minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI The leading opposition party in Nigeria, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Monday said it would resist attempts by the Nigerian government to snoop on its citizens. The party said it was ready to mobilise against the ruling All Progressive Congress’s “unholy activities.” “We have also been alerted to …

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Government denies plans to shut Abuja airport for 18 weeks

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport •Runway repairs 40% completed, say FAAN, contractor•Lagos, NAIA to be ICAO-certified by May, December The Federal Government yesterday denied that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) runway repairs would last for 18 weeks, contrary to the six weeks earlier announced. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and the Ministry of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, dismissed …

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