Tag: lai mohammed

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 29, 2020

War Against Social Media: Desmond Elliot joins throng of politicians demanding social media regulation | #TheYNaijaCover

If you were ever in doubt, the events of the past few days have shown that Desmond Elliot has earned ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíOctober 28, 2020

Lai Mohammed’s suggested ‘undemocratic methods’ are becoming worrisome

One of the most recent popular statements made by Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed is that social ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 28, 2020

Lai Mohammed is keen on stifling voices, his latest attempt is a confirmation

Free speech, like many other fundamental human rights, has become a recurring debate in Nigeria and of course, this doesn’t ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 28, 2020

#EndSARS protest is ‘war’ fought with aid of social media – Lai Mohammed, Buhari reappoints INEC chairman | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has described the #EndSARS protest as a “war” fought with the aid of social media. ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Buhari’s insistence on remaining silent is creating wide spread anxiety

Almost everyone in the public eye, a celebrity, an influencer, a politician or sometimes an athlete, tend to have a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 19, 2020

#EndSARS: Despite protests, police begin SWAT training, ‘We will not allow anarchy in Nigeria’ – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Despite the ongoing nationwide protests, the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has declared the training of the new police ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 23, 2020

NLC declares nationwide protest over fuel price hike; Despite protests, FG forges ahead with Water Resources Bill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said that protests and strike action will commence, on Monday, across the country over ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 8, 2020

Borrowing to subsidise electricity is grossly irresponsible – Osinbajo, Ogun announces automatic promotion for students | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government says it is grossly irresponsible to continue borrowing in order to subsidise generation and distribution of electricity ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Osagie Ehanire, Akpabio, Malami…See YNaija’s best and worse performing Ministers for July

Nigerians may finally be heaving a sigh of relief in no time, as latest statistics from the Nigeria Centre for ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 14, 2020

This is no hate speech: Is Lai Mohammed on a mission to silence Nigerians?

In Nigeria, certain aspects of fundamental human rights of its citizens have been compromised at some point in time. As ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 5, 2020

Marketers push for hike as petrol sell for N150 per litre | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol may sell for N150 per litre in August as marketers are pushing for an upward review. This ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 5, 2020

Policing speech, not the pandemic or the suffering of Nigerians is what gets the federal government going

You would think that after the comprehensive protests to the Nigerian Senate’s attempts to pass into law a hotly contested ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 24, 2020

#BBNaija: Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed reportedly made moves to stop show from airing

The Big Brother Naija show since its debut season has become the biggest reality TV show in the country. It ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2020

The YNaija Ministers’ Effectiveness Rankings: Here are the good and worse performers for May

The month of May marks the first anniversary of the Muhammadu Buhari led administration’s second term in office. Although, his ...

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EditorMay 25, 2020

Lai Mohammed finally joins the bandwagon of politicians punishing journalists for free speech

Want to understand just how much trouble Nigeria is in? A sitting Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 29, 2020

YNaija Ministers’ Effectiveness Ranking: Sunday Dare, Nwajiuba, Aregbesola occupy top spots for April

This month is unique in the life of the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet as it clocks six months since the Ministers ...

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EditorFebruary 11, 2020

Lai Mohammed is taking his role as minister of (mis)information very seriously

If we had to rank the injustices Nigerians have had to endure during President Buhari’s government, we would choose the ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 15, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: ”Awareness is victory”- Busola Dakolo reacts to Court’s decision to dismiss rape case against Fatoyinbo

Busola Dakolo has reacted to the decision of the High Court of the Federal Capital in Abuja to dismiss her ...

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EditorOctober 31, 2019

Like taxes and death, the Nigerian government has come again about regulating social media

It feels like with every cycle of oppressive behaviour, the Federal government remembers that social media is a tool of ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 28, 2019

The YNaija Ministers’ Ranking for October

Into the last quarter of 2019, and the trajectory of President Buhari’s new ministers is beginning to shape up. Particularly, ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Lai Mohammed still insists that Boko Haram has been technically defeated

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that he still stands by his 2015 claim of Boko ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 27, 2019

10 areas we felt President Buhari could have done better with cabinet appointments

The much anticipated inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s cabinet for his second term in office took place on Wednesday at ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

The Late 5: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees; Shiites will now be treated as terrorists – IGP | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 minsterial nominees The Senate on Tuesday confirmed ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 5, 2019

The Big 5: Ben Nwabueze leads Atiku’s legal team as lead counsel; Detained Madonna University students, lecturer released from prison | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Detained Madonna University students, lecturer released from prison A day ...

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Bernard DayoJune 27, 2019

The Late 5: Lai Mohammed to appear in court over N2.5 billion NBC fraud allegation; Some people are plotting to smear my reputation – Amaechi | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Lai Mohammed to appear in court over N2.5 billion NBC fraud allegation ...

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Bernard DayoMay 25, 2019

Bulkachuwa steps down from Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Buhari confirms Mohammed Adamu as IGP and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Court fixes June 24 for Saraki’s suit against EFCC Justice Taiwo ...

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Bernard DayoMay 20, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari incapable of stopping Boko Haram and herdsmen killings – Obasanjo; Lai Mohammed accuses PDP of attempts to sabotage Buhari’s govt | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Atuku, PDP dismisses INEC’s denials, demand access to servers, results ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 16th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on the trending issues: The Big 5: Tribunal fixes May ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of May

Use the links below to check out our latest stories and more:       The Big 5: Ganduje presents ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

The Late 5: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria; EFCC arrests 32 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Abeokuta | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria Two Chinese nationals, Sun Zhixin and ...

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