Federal Government Decries Increasing Rate of Fake News

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has decried the increasing wave of fake news traversing social media.

Mohammed stated this at the 21st session of the Presidential Scorecard series, held at the National Press Centre in Abuja.

He noted that the trend had increased to an industrial scale despite warnings by the government to clamp down on fake news purveyors.

The Minister promised to ensure agents of decentralization do not disrupt the success of the elections.

Written by: Helen Obih

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