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World Book Day

24 Apr
The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board’s (LASUBEB) EKOEXCEL has reiterated the importance of reading, noting that it will open vistas of development and opportunities
24 Apr 2021
Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi has said Nigeria may find it difficult to have a female President anytime soon, owing to the nation’s hostile political environment.
15 Mar 2021
The passion for sustainable human capital development eventually pays off for individuals, communities and countries at large. But to succeed at it, the talents of the pupils/students who are the beneficiaries have to be identified early enough...
28 Feb 2021
PEN Nigeria will joins over 100 countries across the world in celebrating this year’s World Book Day, a day set aside by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation...
26 Apr 2020
As the world battles with coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said what is needed now is, ‘magic of books’.
28 Apr 2019
April 23 was World Book and Copyright Day. The day is set aside to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. It recognises the scope of books — a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. The day is set aside to celebrate authors, illustrators, books and reading…
31 Mar 2019
Not all readers are leaders, but all readers, who become leaders, have a common attribute: They put their countries in world map within a short period.
28 Mar 2019
‘World Book Day’ as designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) was marked lately in Nigeria, together with...
16 Mar 2019
World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. Celebrated on March 7, it’s the biggest...
11 Mar 2018
In the first day of March, all roads led to Bauchi state where all the literary enthusiasts in the state gathered for an indelible romance with the day set aside for the bookers, World Book Day, aimed at reinvigorating and instilling the gradually fading-out reading culture among younger ones.
28 Mar 2017
The Nigerian version of the World Book Day was on Thursday March 2. It was marked unnoticeably, no frills, no thrills. In this part of the world, matters of the mind always receive scant attention. Compare this with the hoopla and fanfare with which Valentine’s Day was marked on February 14.
1 Mar 2017
In commemoration of World Book Day 2017, the Association of Nigerian Authors, Bauchi Chapter, in collaboration with a Bauchi-based private school, Alfalfa School of Phonics, will on Thursday, March 2, 2017....


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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.
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The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i has condemned the killing of two herders by a mob in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.