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17 Feb
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Friday, emphasized the government's commitment to youth development and empowerment at the Kwara Books and Arts Festival (KWABAFEST). The Governor highlighted key initiatives and projects aimed at nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and equipping the youth with essential skills. The event, themed "Transcendence," focused on celebrating creativity, innovation, and the…
23 Nov
Mama’s Sleeping Scarf is a delightful children's fantasy book that is sure to captivate readers of all ages with its heartwarming message. The story follows little Chino, who spends the day without her mother but finds comfort in her mother's sleeping scarf. Chino's imagination is a safe space where she can be herself, Chino's imagination…
5 Nov
Scholars from the Yale University School of Art, yesterday, concluded their visit to three Africa countries in an effort to deepen collaborations for the promotion of African literature and culture.
3 Sep 2023
The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature has announced the finalists for the 2023 edition of the Prize. The shortlisted plays in alphabetical order of their titles are: Grit by Obari Gomba The Ojuelegba Crossroads by Abideen Abolaji Ojomu Yamtarawala - The Warrior King by Henry Akubuiro The Nigeria Prize for Literature is…

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Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) has dedicated this year’s edition of World Book and Copyright Day to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, for his dedication to the promotion of reading culture and the protection of copyright. 
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Government at all levels have been enjoined to activate policies aimed at encouraging learning among children.
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Nigeria Development and Finance Forum (NDFF) 2024 Conference is set to strengthen the momentum for Nigeria’s economic growth and catalyse development in the country’s blue and green economies, the organisers have said.