Wednesday, 29th March 2023
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3 Feb
Pakistan has threatened to ban Wikipedia if it does not remove "blasphemous content" from its website by Friday, the latest censorship warning in the deeply conservative country. Social media giants Facebook and YouTube have been blocked in the past over content deemed blasphemous, a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)…
19 Oct
To promote, preserve and protect the Yoruba history, language and culture, the world’s largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, has started a partnership with the International Centre for Yoruba Arts
18 Jul 2021
RMD and Rolonda Rochelle are living proof that ageing gracefully is one of life's best beauties. These people are testimonials to the fact that having good health is amazing. Sometimes, we cannot help but ask, "What is the secret to a great and fit shape, and multiple energy at that age?" and we know you…
2 Feb 2021
Wikipedia on Tuesday unveiled a "universal code of conduct" aimed at stemming abuse, misinformation and manipulation on the global online encyclopedia.
15 Jan 2021
Wikipedia celebrates its 20th anniversary on Friday and the collaborative, volunteer-produced internet encyclopedia aims to spend the next 20 years further expanding free access to information.
14 Jan 2021
Twitter and Facebook repeatedly mishandled Donald Trump as he pushed baseless claims, including his assertion that US presidential election he lost was rigged, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told AFP.
7 Sep 2019
Popular online reference website Wikipedia went down in several countries after the website was targeted by what it described as a "malicious attack".
2 Dec 2018
According to Wikipedia, “An Achilles’ heel is a weakness in spite of overall strength, which can lead to downfall. While the mythological origin refers to a physical vulnerability, idiomatic references to other attributes or qualities that can lead to downfall are common.” Discouragement is one weapon Satan uses to neutralise a leader. Not even Moses,…
14 Mar 2018
YouTube has announced that videos that focus on conspiracy theories will now link to a snippet of information on the topic from Wikipedia. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki spoke about the new feature during a session Tuesday at South by Southwest with the editor-in-chief of Wired, Nicholas Thompson. She said, "This has been a year of…
23 Oct 2017
After Chude Jideonwo’s thoughtful review of Anakle’s work with Wikipedia on the “Things Come Together” short film/ad, my dear friend Saratu Abiola’s advice was that I write a ‘director’s cut’ for how the film came to be. I am usually reluctant to do this kind of thing, but I am learning to take advice, so…
20 Oct 2017
Wikipedia, the self-acclaimed world's largest repository of knowledge, recently put out two promotional video adverts featuring veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie and kid comedian Emmanuella in a bid to increase its usage. The videos are compelling in that they see Wikipedia selling its service, yet giving voice to African creatives to tell and reimagine their…
29 Apr 2017
Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an internet monitoring group said, but it was not clear why the ban had been imposed.


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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday sentenced Umar Hussaini, a private lawyer to the late Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Dikko, to seven years’ imprisonment with an option of fine.
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Policymakers converge to discuss innovative solutions that can drive growth in early childhood literacy levels in Africa. NAIROBI, Kenya, 29 March 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network hosted a high-level regional policy dialogue under the theme “Evidence for Learning” today. The forum convened key stakeholders in the education sector alongside Regional Economic…
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Get ready to experience a whole new wave of music with the highly anticipated rebrand and relaunch of Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). As the first home to the globally renowned superstar, Davido, DMW has been a trailblazer since its establishment in 2016, consistently delivering hits and managing successful operations. The first wave of talents to…
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The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday said it has confirmed plots by some political actors to introduce an interim government in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari will finish his second tenure in May 29 when president-elect Bola Tinubu is expected to be sworn in as next Nigeria president. Buhari at separate times insisted that…
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He said that the rights included the power to control and regulate town planning and physical development in relation to such lands and by extension prescribing and collection of any tax, fees or rates.