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13 Mar
Library of African and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) has unveiled its 18 residents for West African Writers. 120 applications were received from nine West African countries for the residency programme...
20 Feb
A Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management at Lagos State University (LASU), Yunus Adeleke Dauda, will on Tuesday, February 22, deliver the 83rd inaugural lecture of LASU, titled ‘Managing Technological Challenges: Workers, Employers and Governments Perspectives’.
13 Feb
The 54-paged novel, divided into 12 chapters, is an interesting read, involving two main characters - Ucheoma, the catechist’s daughter and Chiadi, the priest.
6 Feb
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves, says ‘Henry David Thoureau’.
6 Feb
In an attempt to capture the exploits of Nigerians in music, science, business and other sectors, Foluke Oyeleye has released two books under Tani Series. The books are, I Am A Nigerian In Music and I Am A Nigerian In Literary Arts.
6 Feb
Nigeria has serious energy crisis that has seemingly defied all solutions till date. When energy especially electricity was solely provided by government in the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), Nigerians experienced a gradual worsening of power supply.
30 Jan
Last Wednesday, book enthusiasts and lovers of integrity in public life gathered at the open court of The Booksellers Ltd premises on Jericho Road, Ibadan, Oyo State, at ‘An Evening of Virtues’ to celebrate the life and times of late Deacon Gamaliel Onosode...
30 Jan
Bayode Olawunmi-Treasure and four other Nigerians have broken the Guinness record for reading. The new record is 480 hours (29 days), which surpassed the last record of 365 hours (15) days.
23 Jan
Visiting the seaside and looking beyond the shore far across the billows into the horizon isn’t enough to present the total nature of the ocean.
Tunde Leye
13 Jan
Tunde Leye has announced the release of  Afonja The Fall after his critically acclaimed novel Afonja The Rise, which is the first instalment in his historical fiction series based on the Oyo Empire. Leye in a social media post where he unveiled the book's cover design announced that Afonja The Fall is due to be…
9 Jan
Florida-based Nigerian writer, Uwem Akpan, has mastered the art of writing about pain. This is self-evident in his first work, a collection of short stories, Say You’re One of Them, a fictional account set in troubled places in Africa...
2 Jan
Amara Chimeka, CEO of Purple Shelves Publishing Ltd, has been selected as one of the six applicants to receive the Holden Diversity Fellowship for 2021.

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