Federal Government Blames Media For Nigeria’s Bad Image In The World

Nigerian vFederal Government has said Nigeria is having image problems due to unflattering reports by the media. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government therefore accused media houses of portraying Nigeria in a bad light before the international community.

This was made known by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday at a ceremony to rename the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Headquarters building after the late Wada Maida, in Abuja.

He accused the media of not being factual in their reports in Nigeria’s fight to curb insecurity. “Whatever image problem Nigeria is suffering from today is mostly due to the unflattering portrayal of the country by the country’s media.

When some media organisations report fake news, they never have the decency to retract such stories and apologise. They simply move on as if nothing has happened. We are not saying the media should not report on the security challenges we face.

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