Lai Mohammed – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:05:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Lai Mohammed – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 BREAKING: FG pardons radio, TV stations on N7.8bn debt https://thenewsguru.com/news/breaking-fg-pardons-radio-tv-stations-on-n7-8bn-debt/ Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:05:57 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=261936 As part of palliative measures against coronavirus, the Federal Government has offered 60 per cent debt forgiveness to defaulting radio and TV stations.   The affected stations are indebted to the Federal Government to the tune of N7.8billion.   All the stations have a three-month deadline to enjoy the debt pardon.     The Minister […]

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Why we called off strike – Resident doctors https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/why-we-called-off-strike-resident-doctors/ Sun, 21 Jun 2020 14:32:11 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=259227 …FG carpets resident doctors, says strike needless The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Sunday suspended its indefinite strike which started on June 15, following a meeting between the association and Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) in Abuja. NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, who announced this while addressing a news conference in Abuja, said “NEC […]

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Majek Fashek’s death, a huge loss to creative industry – Lai Mohammed https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/majek-fasheks-death-a-huge-loss-to-creative-industry-lai-mohammed/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:48:37 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256259 The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has described the death of late international reggae star Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek as a huge loss to the Creative Industry. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister said Majek Fashek’s death came at a time the creative industry has taken […]

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COVID-19: Ali Baba hails Buhari’s govt, speaks on brain behind creative industry committee https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/covid-19-ali-baba-hails-buharis-govt-speaks-on-brain-behind-creative-industry-committee/ Tue, 19 May 2020 14:22:57 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=253760 Chairman of the newly set up post-Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) committee for the creative industry, Mr. Ali Baba has expressed appreciation to the President Muhammadu Buhari government. Ali Baba expressed his appreciation following the inauguration of the post-Covid-19 committee for the creative industry by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Tuesday. Speaking […]

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99 per cent of Nigerians aware of COVID-19, preventive measures – Lai Mohammed https://thenewsguru.com/news/99-per-cent-of-nigerians-aware-of-covid-19-preventive-measures-lai-mohammed/ Tue, 19 May 2020 04:54:40 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=253678 Ninety-Nine per cent of Nigerians are aware of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed said on Monday. The minister, who quoted a latest poll on the pandemic, also said 91 per cent of the population has knowledge of the preventive measures. He spoke during the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on […]

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Families can’t claim ‘COVID-19 corpses’ for burial – Lai Mohammed https://thenewsguru.com/news/families-cant-claim-covid-19-corpses-for-burial-lai-mohammed/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:23:09 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=245231 The Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, says corpses of persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be claimed for burial. He said such corpses would be handled by the ministry of health because they are contagious. He said this while speaking at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja to […]

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FG clears air on 26 Americans who arrived Lagos Airport without screening https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/fg-clears-air-on-26-americans-who-arrived-lagos-airport-without-screening/ Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:13:47 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=244323 The Federal Government says it is absolutely false the media report that 26 American arrived the Murtala Muhammed Inter­national Airport (MMIA), Lagos, on Monday without screening for Coronavirus. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed refuted the report published in front page of a national newspaper, “Daily Independent”, when he appeared on Nigeria […]

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COVID-19: Lai Mohammed, Ehanire, Aregbesola, others test negative https://thenewsguru.com/news/covid-19-lai-mohammed-ehanire-aregbesola-others-test-negative/ Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:15:44 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=243378 There was a sigh of relief on Thursday in Abuja as most members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet tested negative to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The positive status of the Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who is the coordinator of government activities created fright in government circles of a possible high-rate of infection of the […]

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TNG Corona watch(6): Minister Lai: Provide Information, Information, Information! https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/tng-corona-watch6-minister-lai-provide-information-information-information/ Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:11:13 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=243147 Watching Nigerians on Al-Jazeera ignorantly pontificate Corona virus doesn’t exist in Nigeria was heart-rending beyond national shame. Information is lacking. Even that which comes is taken with a pot of salt: people don’t believe government sources. And it isn’t the uneducated alone, the educated rubbish the messages being dished out. Now is time to get […]

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Boko Haram targeting Christians to trigger religious war – Lai https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/boko-haram-targeting-christians-to-trigger-religious-war-lai/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:13:49 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=238351 Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Boko Haram is targeting Christians in an attempt to trigger a religious war in the country. Recently, the insurgents killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika, Adamawa state, and Ropvil Dalep, a student of the University of Maiduguri and a member of the […]

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