Lai Denies Announcement Of =N=5M Hate Speech Fine Despite Video Evidence

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 832 total views Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has denied ever announcing the increment of hate speech fine from N500,000 to N5 million. Mohammed, minister of Information and Culture, revealed his position in a counter-affidavit in response to a suit filed against him at a federal high court in Lagos. In August, the minister unveiled the amendment to the country’s broadcasting code in Lagos where the increment of the new fine was announced. Inibehe Effiong, human rights lawyer, is currently challenging the fine by the National…

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