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Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by boman2014: 12:32pm On Nov 19
The Federal Government has threatened to sanction a foreign media outlet, CNN, over its report on the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, 2020.

The government described the report by the foreign news medium as “irresponsible journalism”.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made this known on Thursday at a press conference in Abuja. According to him, the briefing was conveyed to address lingering issues regarding the #EndSARS protests for police reform that rocked the nation last month.

He described the event of October 20, 2020 as a “massacre without bodies”, insisting that not a single body has been produced or a single family has come out to claim their family member was killed at the Lekki tollgate.

The minister alleged that CNN relied on social media videos without verification to produce its report. “This should earn CNN a serious sanction for irresponsible reporting,” Mohammed said.

He added that some “unscrupulous persons” including celebrities circulated fake news on the social media that aggravated the violence that trailed the two-week demonstration.

https://punchng.com/breaking-fg-faults-cnn-report-on-lekki-shootings-threatens-action/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noyI1gq_83E

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Orubebe01: 12:35pm On Nov 19
I just dey pity this man cos very soon Lai will run out of Lies to Lie.

You can never hide the truth forever.

Hope they won't blame Jonathan for this.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by peacekante: 12:36pm On Nov 19

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by 360degreess(m): 12:36pm On Nov 19
姐姐

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by infohenry(m): 12:37pm On Nov 19
Lol, CNN will pay 5million dollars or have their license withdrawn by lai Mohammed. Foolish somebody.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Igbochief001(m): 12:38pm On Nov 19
What can u do to CNN ? Just shut up oga

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Ausmos: 12:38pm On Nov 19
It's unfortunate we are where we are today. Peaceful protest demanding for better governance and brighter life for Nigerian youths turned bloody by the wicked people in government. CNN, after intense investigation came up with facts to support the claim that there was massacre. Only for the heartless people to spew this rubbish rather than put up strong arguments with evidence to refute the claim.

But then this is Nigeria, what should one expect?

You sent to soldiers to harmless protesters for what in the first place?


God will judge as many who are complicit in this matter

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by inoki247: 12:38pm On Nov 19
lol you want to Ban dem too nd start forcing everyone to watch only NTA

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Fahdiga(m): 12:42pm On Nov 19
Who takes Lai serious this days

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Rugaria: 12:43pm On Nov 19
They're feeling the heat... Feels good to watch them squirm.....

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Racoon(m): 12:43pm On Nov 19
Abeg when is the DSS, NPF, Nigerian army, Lai Mohammed, & Buhari-led APC government going to take action against the sponsored thugs/hoodlums that were unleashed on peaceful protesters since they've refused to accept all the glaring truth before them(including CNN report) or deal with Bandits cum BH terrorists?

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by OfficialAwol(m): 12:45pm On Nov 19
They think CNN is Channels and Arise TV that they sanction at will without consequences?

Lol...

"Our government has gone mad again".

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Lordjunta(m): 12:46pm On Nov 19
JESUS!!!!!!

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by sanemind5(m): 12:47pm On Nov 19
action ke
Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Karlifate: 12:48pm On Nov 19
Alhaji Lie should go & answer to the allegations levelled against him by the Senate first.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Lipscomb(m): 12:49pm On Nov 19
They should also share the pictures of what these hoodlums looted too.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by baby124: 12:49pm On Nov 19
They are fools. It’s obvious these old fools are still operating in 1970. These days you cannot do anything in public and lie about it. Cameras and even satellite imaging is everywhere, plus live video capability. I am glad their yansh has been opened for the world. Useless people. All involved will still face the law.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Moferere: 12:49pm On Nov 19
Lai Mohammed no dey tired.

One day, one terrible lie grin grin grin

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Romanoff(f): 12:53pm On Nov 19
Who do us this thing for this country?

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Larryfest(m): 12:53pm On Nov 19
Alhaji Lai is becoming something else, i wonder how he sleeps at night.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Crackow12: 12:57pm On Nov 19
Only God can save this country

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by rossniti: 1:07pm On Nov 19
Romanoff:
Who do us this thing for this country?

Shut up. Why do you trust CNN? You actually think they care about you? Mumu slave people. Go and watch their so called video evidence, and there is still NO EVIDENCE of soldiers shooting people at Lekki. No use una brain. Mumu slaves.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by BafanaBafana: 1:11pm On Nov 19
The proof that the massacre took place is that CNN reported it. Very funny I must say. Even the haters aka Trump lovers are now cheering CNN.
There was shooting at Lekki toll gate, no doubt about that, but the question is, who was killed?
There has never been a time in this country where people are killed by the government and no family or friends can come out to say they were killed. This is the defence they put up when we ask them to tell us who was killed. Curious individuals even contributed money as reward for anyone who can come up with at least a verifiable identity of someone killed, all we hear is that the government also wants to kill them.
Same people who were forcing the Buhari is dead and Buhari is a clone theory down our throats now wants is to believe that some unknown persons were massacred by the Nigerian government.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Romanoff(f): 1:17pm On Nov 19
rossniti:


Shut up. Why do you trust CNN? You actually think they care about you? Mumu slave people. Go and watch their so called video evidence, and there is still NO EVIDENCE of soldiers shooting people at Lekki. No use una brain. Mumu slaves.

See this unfortunate swine. It is Nigerian Government, Lai Mohammed and the Nigerian media that you trust abi?

They are the ones that care about you.

If you mention me again the way I will take you to the cleaners will make you return the peanuts you were paid to be so inhumane.

Numbskull.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by ordainbuzz(m): 1:47pm On Nov 19
[quote author=Romanoff post=96211767]

See this unfortunate swine. It is Nigerian Government, Lai Mohammed and the Nigerian media that you trust abi?

They are the ones that care about you.

If you mention me again the way I will take you to the cleaners will make you return the peanuts you were paid to be so inhumane.
See finishing

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by spy24(m): 2:00pm On Nov 19
Buhari dey feel the heat

This administration is sitting on a time bomb

The tolerance level don reach break point

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Factfinder1(m): 2:00pm On Nov 19
Nigerian politicians lack shame and the fear of God they keep twisting and shamelessly trying to continue to deny this massacar sanwo olu lord that he didn't invite army,later he said he invited them but didn't ask them to shoot, even when everything was recorded and was captured from satellite

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Zico5(m): 2:00pm On Nov 19
Lai Muhammad needs medical and psychological evaluation to determine his state of health. It seems this man is running mad and he has no bearing over his tongue at all.

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Coronavirus84: 2:00pm On Nov 19
Lying Machine has come out again

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by slawormiir: 2:00pm On Nov 19
Damnnn niggarrrr
Lai should shut da fuckkk up

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by LightAunt(f): 2:01pm On Nov 19
Monster

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Re: Lai Mohammed Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Lekki Shootings Report by Xisnin(m): 2:01pm On Nov 19
CNN didn't make any claim other than where the video was shot and some witnesses' statements. If you actually read the report, you would see how they avoid inserting themselves into the story to avoid liability. So, I don't see why Lai is asking for a fight.

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