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Chinwe Anunobi, the National Library of Nigeria CEO,

National Library to create Nigerian languages’ map

Ms Anunobi disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday at the commemoration of the 2024 International Mother Tongues Day.

Agriculture

PEOPLE FELLING TREES

Plateau government to clamp down on tree fellers

Given the environmental challenges arising from climate change, the Plateau government says it will begin a clampdown on tree fellers.

OPINION

Opeyemi Agbaje: Nigerian economy and policy at crossroads

“I think much of the current regime’s economic policy conundrum is due to the exchange rate flotation policy, which may now need to be re-evaluated and reconsidered.”

Opeyemi Agbaje

Omololu Oduyoye: Nigeria’s fintech community and global war against fraud

“In battling the beast of fraud in global fintechs, a multi-dimensional approach must be enacted to curb this menace.’’

Cheta Nwanze: Fallout over AFCON result underscores challenge with Nigeria’s diversity

Without a compelling vision that speaks to hearts and minds, expecting Nigerians to embrace dry pronouncements over emotionally resonant narratives is unrealistic.

Rudolf Okonkwo: Bob Marley and I in ‘One Love’

Growing up, I wanted to be Bob Marley. Nothing more, nothing less.

Nigerian Public Discourse: The interplay of empirical evidence and hyperbole

I also wonder what motives might underpin any agenda to increase unitarism and centralisation in Nigeria’s constitution design?

Opeyemi Agbaje

Lagos

Lagos commissioner of Police Idowu Owohunwa

Police nab suspected kidnappers, rescue abducted student in Lagos

The police command in Lagos says it arrested two suspects, Bolajoko Haruna and Adamaka Chinyere, for abducting a female student.

States

PEOPLE FELLING TREES

Plateau government to clamp down on tree fellers

Given the environmental challenges arising from climate change, the Plateau government says it will begin a clampdown on tree fellers.