Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Nigeria can not face another civil war = Lai Mohammed

Image result for Nigeria can not face another civil war = Lai Mohammed    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday advised Nigerians against the spread of phony news, saying the country couldn't bear the cost of another common war

Mohammed gave the notice at a two-day gathering in Abuja, sorted out by Center for Democracy and Development (CDD), with "Majority rules system and Disinformation" as subject.

As indicated by him, counterfeit news is the best risk to majority rule government and security in Nigeria. He said that phony news assumed a part in the common war in the nation and that Nigeria couldn't stand to succumb to similar conditions that prompted war. "The administration has been doing its best in teaching the general population on the risks of phony news through different roads. "The progressing foundation extends the nation over like the farming strengthening programs, are a piece of government think push to empower financial development and make openings for work. "Each one of us must confirm data sent to them for credibility before course," he said. The priest focused on the requirement for everybody to cooperate to control the danger of phony news. The Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Ishaq Modibo, clarified that the control of media stations by the commission was to ensure lives and property. Modibo, who was spoken to by the Director of Policy and Research in the commission, Mr Mujtaba Sada, said that the control was essential keeping in mind the end goal to shield natives from the threat of phony news flow. He said that columnists had been hauled into taking sides in specific issues. He said that endorsing was not to satisfy the commission but rather to manage and guarantee that media experts kept to the directs of the arrangement for the enthusiasm of the nation. Modibo said counterfeit news was even a danger to the media itself, henceforth the need to battle against it before it wrecked Nigeria's majority rules system. Additionally, a Senior Fellow, Center for Democracy and Development, Prof. Jubrin Ibrahim, said the significance of the meeting was to conceptualize and strategise on the most proficient method to secure the eventual fate of Nigeria. Ibrahim said that the meeting likewise wound up basic in order to secure the country's majority rule government against the danger of phony news. He said that phony news resembled an apparatus went for mutilating Nigeria's decision administration and the constituent respectability. He said that with the impacts of online life, including Facebook, which had more than 25 million Nigerian supporters, and Twitter, made it basic for the inside to guarantee that phony news were handled.

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