[NEWS] FG PARTNERS VOA TO COMBAT FAKE NEWS

THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, LAI MOHAMMED, HAS EXPRESSED WILLINGNESS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PARTNER WITH THE VOICE OF AMERICA (VOA) TO BATTLE FAKE NEWS IN THE COUNTRY.

MOHAMMED MADE THIS KNOWN WHEN HE RECEIVED A DELEGATION OF THE MANAGEMENT OF VOA LED BY ITS DIRECTOR, AMANDA BENNETT, ON TUESDAY IN ABUJA.

ACCORDING TO THE MINISTER, THE PROBLEM THE COUNTRY WILL FACE IN THE UPCOMING GENERAL ELECTION IS THE PHENOMENON OF FAKE NEWS, WHICH IS A THREAT TO DEMOCRACY AND CORPORATE EXISTENCE OF NIGERIA.