#EndSARS:Nigeria Government Threatens To Sanction CNN Over Report On Lekki Shootings

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, described the report by US-based media giant, CNN as “irresponsible journalism”.

The Minister added that CNN should be sanctioned for misinformation and irresponsible reporting.

He said previous reports done by CNN on Lekki Shootings lack balance while insisting that the military fired blank bullets into the air and not at the crowd.

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Mohammed also insisted 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 Toll Gate.

The minister alleged that CNN relied on social media video without verification to produce its report.

According to the Minister, the report by CNN excluded the looting, violence by citizens where 269 private facilities were burnt and looted, 243 government facilities vandalized.

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He said security agents deserve commendation and not condemnation.


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