Killings: Nigeria is experiencing ethic cleansing, says Wole Soyinka

A lot of people have spoken on the Benue Killings, stating their facts, expressing sadness, and whispering solutions. The Diety of English himself, Wole Soyinka, has voiced this in a way that is best understood...

9mobile celebrates World Book Day by donating books to Lagos library

Happy World Book Day yesterday! "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss A telecommunications company, 9mobile, has taken its...

Omoni Oboli launches book at 40, ‘The Stars Are Ageless’

The Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, director, producer and trained digital filmmaker at the New York Film Academy, Omoni Oboli celebrated her birthday yesterday, the 22nd of April, and with a number of screenplays to her...
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21 Great books that can make you feel well-read even if they are the...

Everyone wants to feel intelligent. Sometimes, we even start to feel pretty smart. But then it happens, that feeling of blandness when you find yourself amidst a bookish discuss by chance, and you're just...
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Book Launch of “Quills from Africa 30: Long Walk to Home” and the Freedom...

Quills from Africa: they told us Nigerians were the worst of Africa, so we told them our own stories. Hatfield, Pretoria, 30th of November 2017 Today it’s Libya, yesterday, it was xenophobia and death for 26 Nigerian...
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Ògbójú Ọdẹ nínú Igbó Irúnmalẹ̀ – not just a fairy tale after all!

There's a tale locked deep in Yoruba folklore, growing up, we were told about it. That, long loun loun time ago, there used to be an "igbo irunmale"! A grisly forest of demons, ghoul and...
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Book Review – Naked: A Journey to Self by Ese Ark

I don't know why I have always had this urge to share things with my Dad. New experiences were maybe my way of trying to connect with him. This trait and storytelling have always...
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Greg Hicks is theatrical excellence, Femi Elufowoju, Jr masterful in Arcola Theatre’s Richard III

Despite being a confirmed culture vulture, I was a bit concerned about how my ADHD would hold up for Richard III. This is Shakespeare's second longest play, and I am a person who has...
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Maami – a traditional Yoruba poem

Maami, this day shall pass away To usher in a boundless joy The energy invested in the hurdles of life Shall be regained in the pleasure of future. You've won many battles with courage And broken many tides with prayers You've...
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Egbere: Keeping the Mat by Fabling Pam

African supernatural short story “Nwe! Nwe! Nwe!” the cries of the child could be heard echoing through the empty night. A cry that would make any concerned human, venture into the forest, were the sound...