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The National Librarian/Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Professor Lenrie Olatokunbo Aina has promised to automate the operations of National Library of Nigeria so that the organization’s clients would be able to access services in the comfort of their homes and offices. He made this known on Wednesday 25th April, 2018 at…
Thu 17, May, 2018   /   Read More

Expectant mothers have been urged to read books to the hearing of their unborn children in order to instill a reading culture in them while still in the womb.

The National Librarian, Prof. Lenrie Olatokunbo Aina said this on Friday May 4, 2018 in Enugu at the ongoing National…

Wed 09, May, 2018   /   Read More
The Honorable Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on Thursday 22nd March 2018 inaugurated the twelfth Board of the National Library of Nigeria. The Board which is headed by Prof. Zainab Alkali was inaugurated alongside 18 others and two university governing councils, at the National Universities Commission, Maitama Abuja. In his inaugural speech, the Honourable Minister…
Mon 30, Apr, 2018   /   Read More
  • Information is power, and can only be obtained by reading – Adamu Adamu, Honourable Minister of Education
  • Illiteracy carries with it a status of inferiority – Prof. Zaynab Alkali, Chairman, National Library Board
  • Parents and guardians must do all in their power to inculcate sustainable reading habits in their wards – Prof. Lenrie Aina, National Librarian

The…

Wed 25, Apr, 2018   /   Read More
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National Library of Nigeria in collaboration with Library and You has embarked on a Social Media Library Awareness and Sensitization Program.

The Social Media Library Awareness and Sensitization Program has been circumspectly designed by National Library of Nigeria and Library and You to educate Nigerians on the indispensable roles of libraries and librarians to our…

Tue 18, Apr, 2017   /   Read More

The National Library of Nigeria is to partner academic institutions in Nigeria in promoting and enhancing the global rating of research and academic journals in the country.

The National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the apex library, Prof. Lenrie O. Aina stated this when he received in audience, the University Librarian of the Benue…

Tue 21, Mar, 2017   /   Read More

The National Librarian/Chief Executive Officer, Prof. L.O. Aina on Friday 3rd February, 2017 handed over site for the construction of an e-library, a constituency zonal intervention project at Ebunwana community in Afikpo South LGA, Ebonyi State. The project which was championed by one of the illustrious sons of the community, distinguished Senator, Sonni Ogbuji…

Tue 21, Mar, 2017   /   Read More

The National Librarian, Professor. Lenrie O. Aina has promised that state branches of the National Library would be revitalised and supported to render optimal services to the reading public, across the country. Professor Aina made this commitment when he visited the South Eastern branches of the National Library of Nigeria on familiar¬ization visit which…

Mon 20, Mar, 2017   /   Read More

The National Librarian and his team paid a courtesy visit on the Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr. Dave Nweze Umahi. The National Librarian intimated the Governor, who was represented by the Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Kele¬chi Igwe that he was in the State to solicit with the state government to ensure that…

Mon 20, Mar, 2017   /   Read More

The National Library of Nigeria on Thursday 23rd February 2017 donated 159 titles and sets of computers to the University of Jos, in the University’s Council Chamber in Jos, Plateau State. 

The donations were made by the National Librarian, Prof. Lenrie Olatokunbo Aina, who paid a visit to the management of the University, to commiserate…

Mon 27, Feb, 2017   /   Read More

The National Librarian, Prof. Aina has commenced an advocacy for a greater compliance with the Legal Deposit Act.
Prof. Aina commenced the advocacy with visits to state Govenors and Heads of tertiary schools in the country.

In Minna, the Niger State Capital, Prof. Aina was received by the Acting Governor of the state, Alhaji Ahmed…

Mon 14, Nov, 2016   /   Read More

The National Librarian, Professor Lenrie Olatokunbo Aina commenced a "meet and inspect" tour of the State Branches of the National Library of Nigeria.

The tour, according to him, is aimed at acquainting himself with all the branches and staff operating in the state branches in order to establish a personal relationship with them, knowing their…

Wed 09, Nov, 2016   /   Read More

The President and Commander-in-Chief of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has appointed Professor Lenrie Olatokunbo Aina as the new National Librarian of the National Library of Nigeria.

Mon 15, Aug, 2016   /   Read More

The art and act of reading has been described as a lifelong event that needs to be inculcated into a child throughout his journey in life.  The Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Abuja, Mallam Habib Abba Jatto stated this at a One Day Readership Promotion Campaign held at the…

Tue 30, Jun, 2015   /   Read More


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