The Federal Government has said it will leave no stone un-turned in exposing purveyors of fake news in the country and ensure they are brought to justice.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said in a statement in Abuja, that those behind the fake news had the intention of destabilizing the polity and bent on causing disunity among the nation’s various ethnic and religious groups.

The statement signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser, Segun Adeyemi, stated that the Minister urged Nigerians to be extra vigilant in view of the worsening cases of fake news being spread by the unscrupulous persons.

He said at the weekend alone several major cases of fake news were recorded, each of the, capable of leading to panic and chaos.


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