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1 Sep 2021
The Booksellers Association of Nigeria (BAN) has called on government to support the book sector, as a way of sustaining the industry.
4 May 2021
Twitter has permanently suspended the account of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for repeatedly violating its rules on hateful and abusive behaviour. The account was suspended because of a tweet she put out on Monday on the violence in West Bengal after Mamata Banerjee’s All India Trinamool Congress won the assembly election. Following the election, Banerjee’s…
8 Feb 2021
The canceling of Donald Trump continues with the former President being barred from the Screen Actors Guild—American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and the national board approved a disciplinary hearing against Trump that was held on Saturday. This resulted in Trump being barred from rejoining the union because of the…
7 Aug 2020
President Trump made good on his threat to ban TikTok on Thursday, issuing an executive order that will bar the wildly popular video app's parent company, ByteDance, from conducting business transactions with other American companies beginning in 45 days. A separate order bans business transactions involving WeChat, a popular communications and commerce app owned by…
20 Dec 2018
Tanzanian regulatory arts board, Basata has banned Diamond Platnumz from performing after he performed one of his songs that was banned a few weeks ago due to its 'immoral' content. The singer who made 'bongo flava,' Tanzanian hip-hop popular, performed one of his song Mwanza at a festival in the port city of Mwanza. The…
14 Aug 2018
FIFA has given the Nigeria an August 20 deadline to return the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) offices to Amaju Pinnick, else the NFF will be suspended. The World Football governing body's ultimatum is due to the long drawn leadership tussle in the glass house between Pinnick and Chris Giwa. In a statement released on Tuesday,…
8 Jul 2018
Croatia defender Domagoj Vida escaped a FIFA ban on Sunday after posting a clip dedicating his country's victory over Russia in the World Cup quarter-final to Ukraine. Vida scored an extra-time goal and one of Croatia's penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over the World Cup hosts in Sochi on Saturday. Croatia will play England…
7 Jul 2018
Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged. "I thought I was going mental. I wasn't worried about getting cured, I was worried about getting out alive," he told AFP. The British government this week announced its intention to ban the…
14 Apr 2015
Indonesian Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years, lawmakers said Tuesday, the latest bid to crack down on drinking in the Muslim-majority nation.

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Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has described the death of Secretary General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Muhammad Barkindo, as shocking and devastating. Barkindo reportedly died Tuesday night in Abuja, the same day he paid a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on his tenure that is…
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Residents of Port Harcourt have decried poor standard of meat processing in Rivers State.
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Water is one of the most important substances on earth. It is so important that both plants and animals need water to survive. It is, however, essential that the water people drink and use for other purposes is clean and free from germs and pathogens. Therefore, to make water potable, its production must conform to…
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Stakeholders in the digital ecosystem, on Tuesday, set the stage for a synergy between the public and private sectors, to facilitate digital inclusion and set Nigeria on the path to sustainable economic development. Held in Abuja, the formative dialogue was the first run of the Policy Innovation Centre’s (PIC) ‘Inclusive Digital Transformation Programme’, sponsored by…
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There are fears that lives may have been lost and several others injured after jets belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), were reported to have bombed Kunkuna village, in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident reportedly took place at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari's advance team…