Lai Mohammed

Buhari does not know where he kept his O’level certificate, Nigerians should pardon him – Lai Muhammed [SEE VIDEO]

Minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed has enjoined Nigerians to pardon President Muhammadu Buhari over his missing O’level certificate, saying the president does not know where he kept it. Mohammed stated this while featuring on political programme on Channels TV, ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Friday. He said it’s been 53 years since the president left secondary school and he does not know where he kept his certificate. See video of the interview below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Attack on South African Businesses in Nigeria Will Hurt Nigerians More, FG begs Nigerians

ABUJA – The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered by the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, have started attacking South African companies in Nigeria. He said that targetting South African companies in Nigeria for attack is, for Nigerians, a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face, because the investors in such companies, especially MTN and Shoprite, are [Read]

My grandson once asked why people call me a liar – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, ministerial nominee from Kwara state, says his seven-year-old grandson once asked him why people refer to him as a liar.  Critics of Mohammed, especially on social media, are fond of replacing his first name with “liar”. Speaking when he appeared before the senate for screening on Tuesday, the former minister of information said he had ignored his critics until his grandson brought the issue to his attention. “My name as appeared on the CV is my correct name, which is Lai Mohammed. Don’t believe what they say on social media,” he said. “They call me all sorts of names and I used to ignore it until one day when [Read]