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Attempts at banning books in US reach record high –Report

Requests for books to be removed from the United States shelves soared to a record-high in 2022, with the majority of titles “targeted for censorship” related to LGBTQ issues and minorities, according to data released by the American Library Association Thursday.A total of 1,269 individual “challenges” — demands to restrict or remove one or more […]

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Old notes circulation: CBN begins monitoring today, banks set two-week target

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday began the disbursement of old naira notes to Deposit Money Banks as government authorities stepped up efforts to end the biting currency scarcity that has inflicted pain on millions of bank customers nationwide. The central bank had directed DMBs to pick old N1,000, N500 and N200 notes at […]

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PDP Suspends Anyim, Shema, Fayose, Refers Ortom To Disciplinary Committee

Rising from its National Working Committee (NWC) meeting on Thursday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended five of its chieftains including former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim and former Governors of Katsina, Ibrahim Shema and Ekiti, Ayo Fayose. The party has also suspended Prof. Dennis Ityavyar from Benue State and Dr. Aslam Aliyu from […]

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Governor Adeleke Harps On Tolerance, Self Discipline As Ramadan Begins

Governor Ademola Adeleke has called on the muslim community in Osun state to emulate the sacrificial living, self control and intercessory supplications embedded in the teachings of the holy month of Ramadan, just as Muslims around the world observe the month long period of fasting. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world […]

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WAEC launches EDUSTAT with over 50M candidates on database

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, said yesterday that the launch of EDUSTAT, an educational statistics platform, has removed the bottleneck and delay associated with access to information regarding the services of the body, noting that the platform currently has the database of over 50 million candidates tested over the years. Head of Nigeria Office […]

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Celebrates Husband’s Birthday, 27th Wedding Anniversary

Iconic Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is in a double celebratory mood as today, her husband is a year older while they also mark 27 years of being married. The actress shared a lovey-dovey picture of herself and her husband in bed; the photo visibly showed a tattoo on her husband’s arm ‘Omosexy’, which is one […]

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Global Water Crisis Likely By 2050 — FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation yesterday raised the alarm that two-thirds of the world’s population could face water shortages by 2050. FAO representative, at a press briefing in Abuja to mark this year’s World Water Day by the United Nations, Fred Kafeero, said over 700 million people faced high and critical water stress, noting that […]

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Polls: Delta YPP Gov candidate to drag Nigeria to EU, others

The Delta State governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Sunny Ofehe, has expressed his dissatisfaction with the just concluded February 25 and March 18 elections in the country. The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party, Sheriff Oborevwori, who is the Speaker of the state House of Assembly had 360,234 votes to defeat other […]

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