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Lai Raufu Mohammed

Date of Birth: 6 December 1951


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Lagos probe accuses military

Yet Information Minister Lai Mohammed has continued to describe last October's events as 'a phantom massacre'...


Nnamdi Kanu celebrates

In fact Information Minister Lai Mohammed who helped choreograph Buhari's successful election campaign in 2015 on social media has long argued for regulation of the sector...


Protest, what protest?

Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has admitted calling in soldiers the army has said soldiers went to enforce a curfew at the Lekki toll gates and a general – and then Information Minister Lai Mohammed – said only blanks were fired...


Generals tighten their grip

Information Minister Lai Mohammed suggested 'some form of regulation' of platforms such as Twitter Instagram and Facebook which were used to relay footage of the shootings at Lekki...


Not yet, Generalissimo

In January 2019 the government called for restraint in reporting the conflict after Information Minister Lai Mohammed had asked newspaper proprietors to be more 'patriotic'...


The Gang of 43 breaks cover

Lai Mohammed (Kwara 67) – another ally of Tinubu's – could return as information minister or could be substituted with Sunday Dare (Oyo 53) a veteran journalist and social media guru who ran Voice of America's Hausa Service for eight years...

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Cracks spread in APC alliance

Parallel congresses were also held in Kwara where Senate President Bukola Saraki and Information Minister Lai Mohammed are locked in a battle for supremacy...


Homage to Catalonia

Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed stopping over in London said outsiders should take developments in the south-east much more seriously...

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Polarisation politics

The Arewa Youth-Kanu dispute was serious enough to prompt swift condemnation from key political figures such as Information Minister Lai Mohammed Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman (who made an impassioned call to protect Igbo citizens in the north) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


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