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ZODML 2016 Summer Holiday Programme

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 01/08/2016 - 10:07

We are organizing a summer holiday programme for primary and secondary school children, which will run from Monday 1st August to Wednesday 31st August 2016. As always, the programme will be filled with loads of exciting activities for children. This will be a great opportunity for children to have a fun learning experience. So bring your children to our community library at 196, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi.

Various competitions you can enter as a Nigerian writer.

By Regina Alabere on Wed, 22/06/2016 - 11:30

As an emerging writer, there are several things that can get you discouraged. From creating your niche to a desperate search for a publisher while accepting crazy criticism.  The truth is that you need to go through all these as well as  do several checks and rewrites to hope for an acceptable work.  Here are various competitions you can enter for! We wish you success!

12 things you didn’t know about Stephen Keshi

By Regina Alabere on Fri, 10/06/2016 - 12:43

                  It was very sad to hear of Keshi’s death in the bus, on my way to work. Immediately I heard it, I was mute, but my eyes were round like a tennis ball. A woman in front of me shouted “Keshi ke! Steven Keshi? It can’t be!” shaking her head in disbelief. On the 8th of June, Nigeria stood still to mourn the ‘Big Boss’, Our heroic Keshi who led us to victory both as a player and a coach. How much do you know about the Man? Read on.

Badagry Prisoners learn from Books.

By Regina Alabere on Wed, 18/05/2016 - 11:04

The ZODML  library in Badagry prisons is fast producing  positive results since it was installed last year. For the inmates who are pursuing formal qualification like GCE, NECO and WAEC, the books have been fantastic as an aid and encouragement. For casual readers, it provides an interesting avenue to pass time, escape to a new environment, meet new people in the book, share their lives and learn from them.

The Commissioning of Prison Libraries in Lagos

By Regina Alabere on Wed, 13/04/2016 - 15:51

The simultaneous commissioning of the library in Kirikiri Maximum Security, Medium Security and Badagry prisons in Lagos took place in Kirikiri Maximum Security prison and was performed by the Controller General (CG) of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ekpendu on the 17th of April 2016, and organized by Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries, ZODML,  an NGO and donors of the libraries.

Important things to know about Tunji Braithwaite

By Regina Alabere on Wed, 06/04/2016 - 13:25


Dr. Tunji Braithwaithe was a prominent lawyer, activist, politician and author who made a visible contribution in Nigerian political history in his campaign against corruption which was evident in his deeds throughout his life. The 3 outstanding things to know about Dr. Braithwaithe are;

An SSRP session with Mr. Bukola Akinrogbe

By Regina Alabere on Thu, 31/03/2016 - 15:32

The book chosen for the programme is‘’Capturing Our Dreams’’ a collection of stories by Catherine Snow. Out of the ten selected to be read by the students,‘The Girl Who Married the Moon’ was the story discussed by the students of Wahab Folawiyo Senior Secondary School and Government Senior College Maroko, led by the guest, Mr Bukola Akinrogbe.

CATHY session with Stephen Aminehin

By Regina Alabere on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 11:00

The first CATHY session for the year was held on the 19th of February, 2016 at the community library, between 23 pupils of Ikoyi primary school, Osborne road and Jinadu Anglican primary School, Akanbi Damola Street, off Awolowo road. The birthday mystery by Kara Hill was the book discussed and it is about how the pupils of a class gave their class teacher a birthday surprise throughout the week of his birthday.


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