Aina: Exposing children to the art of reading
When Nigerian literary critic and coach, Oluwaseun Aina decided to attend the 2016 edition of the International Literacy Association Conference, a global reading network in Boston, United States of America, she had no inkling that her appreciation of children literature was about to evolve.
Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time
Someone said, “Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams”. I believe there is an iota of truth in this quote because most times, if care is not taken, we become so much busy with our job that we have little time for our dreams.
‘A serious-minded student should not be carried away by theories’
University of Benin student, Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, popularly known as Mr Voiceover, is a multi-talented artiste, who is skilled in acting, writing, social media and technology.
Chimamanda wins big in France
Award winning Nigerian Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has added a new feather to her cap, as her book, ‘Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,’ has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro.
Vision of The Child… Promoting creative thinking among children
People assume that creativity is an inborn talent that their kids either do or do not have; just as all children are not equally intelligent, all children are not equally creative.
Give corruption quit notice, not fellow Nigerians
While youths in other parts of the world are positioning themselves for leadership and change, the Nigerian youths are being used in oiling the wheels of divisive propagandas and classical corruption.
Falz returns to Coke Studio Africa
Falz is back on the Coke Studio Africa for the second time. The lawyer turned singer known for hits such as Jeje, Soft Work, Soldier and others, is paired with Ugandan artiste Bebe Cool, who makes his anticipated debut on the show this year.
Ford Foundation, The Future Project hold youth leadership boot camps
The Youth boot camp for leadership and civic engagement started in Abeokuta, Ogun State from June 28 to end in July 2, 2017. The Lagos State edition holds between July 4 to 8, while Ibadan, Oyo State will hold between July 11 and 15, 2017.