Press and Publicity

  • The Press and Public Relation Unit is responsible for supervision of staff in the unit
  • Formulate and articulate a dynamic strategy for achieving effective Press and Public Relations functions of the ministry
  • Handle the overall responsibility of projecting the policies, programmers, plans and activities of the ministry through press releases, statements, press conferences, feature articles, social media, pamphlets, brochures, posters, films, photos and journals
  • Monitor all shades of public opinions and reactions to the MOAs Plans, Policies, and Projects on daily basis, all press comments in the news media about the MOA and ensuring that clippings are cut and preserved as future reference materials
  • Issue rejoinders, where the need arises on any adverse publications on the activities of the MOAs and answer press enquiries when necessary
  • Organize and cover familiarizations tours and facility visits
  • Produce and circulate publicity materials by working closely with other team members in the unit
  • Ensure that the newly introduced 27 point publicity templates are implemented in their MDAs
  • Maintain regular link charts on their activities. Must notify the ministry of information about the activities
  • Special events management is being alienated
  • Ensure transmission of Press releases, feature Articles, photographs/ chips and other publicity materials to the Federal Ministry of Information, particularly in the area of populating the Ministry's website (www.interior.gov.ng) and national portal (www.nigeria.gov.ng).

Public Holidays

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27Mar 2018

The Federal Government has declared Monday 1st October, 2018 Public Holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary. Read More

27Mar 2018

The Federal Government has declares Friday as Work-Free Day Read More

10May 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More

14Jun 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More

6Jul 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More