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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10May 2021

FG DECLARES WEDNESDAY 12TH, THURSDAY 13TH MAY, 2021 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK EIDUL-FITR CELEBRATION Read More

29Apr 2021

FG DECLARES MONDAY, MAY 3, 2021 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK 2021 WORKERS DAY CELEBRATION Read More

23Dec 2020

FG DECLARES 25TH, 28TH DECEMBER 2020 AND 1ST JANUARY 2021 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Read More

26Oct 2020

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS DECLARED THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020 AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK THE EIDUL-MAWLID Read More

29Sep 2020

FG DECLARES THURSDAY OCTOBER 1, PUBLIC HOLIDAY Read More