World Book Day
The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board’s (LASUBEB) EKOEXCEL has reiterated the importance of reading, noting that it will open vistas of development and opportunities
24 Apr 2021
Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi has said Nigeria may find it difficult to have a female President anytime soon, owing to the nation’s hostile political environment.
15 Mar 2021
The passion for sustainable human capital development eventually pays off for individuals, communities and countries at large. But to succeed at it, the talents of the pupils/students who are the beneficiaries have to be identified early enough...
28 Feb 2021
PEN Nigeria will joins over 100 countries across the world in celebrating this year’s World Book Day, a day set aside by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation...
26 Apr 2020
As the world battles with coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said what is needed now is, ‘magic of books’.
28 Apr 2019
April 23 was World Book and Copyright Day. The day is set aside to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. It recognises the scope of books — a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. The day is set aside to celebrate authors, illustrators, books and reading…
31 Mar 2019
Not all readers are leaders, but all readers, who become leaders, have a common attribute: They put their countries in world map within a short period.
28 Mar 2019
‘World Book Day’ as designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) was marked lately in Nigeria, together with...
16 Mar 2019
World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. Celebrated on March 7, it’s the biggest...
11 Mar 2018
In the first day of March, all roads led to Bauchi state where all the literary enthusiasts in the state gathered for an indelible romance with the day set aside for the bookers, World Book Day, aimed at reinvigorating and instilling the gradually fading-out reading culture among younger ones.
28 Mar 2017
The Nigerian version of the World Book Day was on Thursday March 2. It was marked unnoticeably, no frills, no thrills. In this part of the world, matters of the mind always receive scant attention. Compare this with the hoopla and fanfare with which Valentine’s Day was marked on February 14.