FG says fake news, threat to 2023 election


The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has identified fake news as the greatest challenge to the 2023 general elections.

The minister who spoke at the 4th edition of the PMB Administration Scorecard, on Tuesday in Abuja, pointed out that the increasing resort to fake news and disinformation by a section of the media was becoming a great threat to the success of the 2023 general election.

Also speaking at the briefing, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola explained that the Federal Government has concluded investigations into the Kuje Medium Custodial Centre jailbreak by Boko Haram insurgents.

However, Aregbesola said his ministry is addressing challenges relating to delays in the issuance of International Passports..

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