Kyiv is calling on the West to widen sanctions on Russian television personalities, accusing them of espousing propaganda. Within Russian borders, the Kremlin is maintaining tight control over the airwaves, with media outlets pushing the narrative that the war in Ukraine is not only legitimate, but also a military success.
The video-sharing app TikTok has become a tool in the hybrid war in Ukraine, but fake news and scams connected to the conflict also abound on the platform. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
3 Nov 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
3 Nov 2021
The much-awaited Anambra gubernatorial election comes up this Saturday, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is assuring residents of its readiness to organise a hitch-free poll.
30 Aug 2021
The US president said China was blocking "critical information" after US intelligence agencies published an inconclusive report about the source of the coronavirus.
1 Jun 2021
Ministers of Transportation, Information inspect the Lagos-Ibadan rail project
13 Feb 2021
Why #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests should not hold - Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information
21 Nov 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, advises Mohammed to stop embarrassing the country with such comments and explains why the minister’s attack on CNN is not only an attack on the news network, but also an assault on the Nigerian media whose constitutional responsibility it is to report the truth even if the authorities do not subscribe to such truths.
30 Oct 2020
The Nigerian government is making plans to regulate the use of social media. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and several laws-makers at different levels are talking about a pending bill explaining that responsible journalists have nothing to fear as the government’s intention was not to gag the media but to restore sanity to the nation’s airwave.
27 Aug 2020
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24 Mar 2020
With the number of people dying from the coronavirus disease increasing daily around the world, it surely came as a relief to Nigerians when the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire recently announced that the second infected case of the coronavirus in Nigeria tested negative. While it is great news to note that there are no known cases of people infected with the virus in Nigeria, it is important to take personal hygiene seriously this period.
16 Mar 2019
Senator Fatima Raji-Rasaki has asked the Nigerian government to separate Culture and Tourism from the Ministry of Information and Culture.