Mr Mohammed was speaking on the media’s role in national security at a two-day conference on Tuesday in Kano.
The founder of One Family, then called on the National Assembly to urgently pass a Bill criminalising fake news in Nigeria.
The Muhammadu Buhari regime has been pushing to censor social media over claims that it promotes fake news.
Mr Falana said the call was necessary to forestall the government’s push to shut down social media.
The Buhari-led administration has been vocal about curbing the spread of fake news despite being caught in a lie on a couple of occasions.
“The Nigeria Customs Service has designated the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, as the only Point of Entry for imported COVID-19 vaccines.”
The Buhari administration has persevered in its long-standing quest to censor the social media in Nigeria.
First of all, the Nigerian government itself is Nigeria’s largest fake news factory.