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2 Feb 2020
For her towering achievement, Achebe and Friends at Umuahia: The Making of a Literary Elite, Terri Ochiagha won the ASAUK Fage and Oliver Prize in 2016. Published by James Currey, it is an edition of the African Articulations...
10 Jan 2020
Nigerian author Professor Chukwuemeka Ike has passed away at the age of 88. The author reportedly died on Thursday, after a brief illness, at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi. Prof. Ike until his death was the traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. He was born on 28,…
12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…
22 Jul 2018
Resolving the row between publishers and writers will continue to dominate discussion in the book industry. Issues such as, betrayal of trust, non-payment of royalties, inability to meet expectations, poor marketing and sale of books and breach of contract are major causes of the confrontation....
16 Apr 2017
The university has been central to the consolidation of Nigerian literature in many ways. While a great deal of the literature is produced by members of the university communities...
3 Jul 2016
In its determination to safeguard human lives and infrastructure in oil communities in Imo State, government has engaged about 250 youths in the oil- rich Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta Local ...
24 Jun 2016
In its determination to safeguard oil communities in the state, the Imo State Government, yesterday in Owerri, said it has engaged about 250 youths in the oil- rich Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta Local Councils, to safeguard humans and infrastructure...


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Award winning author and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has made her entry into children’s literature with the book titled “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf”. Chimamanda made this known via her Instagram page with the caption "So delighted to announce that I’ve written my first children’s book, Mama’s Sleeping Scarf. It is a celebration of the joy in…
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Super Eagles on Friday in Abuja lost 0-1 to the Guinea Bissau senior national team, following a 29th minute goal by Mama Samba Balde in their Match Day 3 clash in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
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As the world marks the 2023 World Tuberculosis Day today, March 24, the Nigerian Thoracic Society has appealed to the government to do more in tackling Tuberculosis in order for the country to be delisted from the group of high-burden states.
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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has raised concern over the continued rise in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere with devastating global consequences.
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The Cross River State Director of Public Health Mr Jonah Offor has said that the state is having a shot fall of about 4000 tuberculosis cases out of the 8,000 cases expected to be notified.