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By Nkem Egenuka
The Isese Festival is the celebration of all traditional spiritual practices.  The aim of the festival is to give traditional worshippers a chance to celebrate and fellowship together in their shared faith. This festival is celebrated at home and in diaspora in order to preserve the Yoruba culture and values.   Isese Day is also known as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Aniete Isong becomes first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize Anietie Isong, a Nigerian-British writer has won the 2018 McKItterick Prize for his debut novel Radio Sunrise. He received the award from broadcaster and actor, Stephen Fry, at the Authors’ Awards ceremony in the Royal Institute of British Achitects, London.   The McKitterick £4,000... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
A team of Nigerian students won gold at the 2018 World Adolescent Robotics Competition in Guiyang City, China for proper documentation of processes on engineering note. The secondary students namely, Tawakalitu Giwa, Oluwaseun Omotayo and Ayomide Adetunji also won the “Rajaa Cherkaoui El Moursli’ Award for Courageous Achievement at the event... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Five Anambra girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha who represented Nigeria at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US, won the Gold Medal in the contest. The team, led by Uchenna Onwuamaegbu Ugwu- CEO Edufun Technik STEM,  defeated representatives of other countries including USA, Spain, Turkey,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Nigerian writer, Elnathan John is among the judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. The judging panel includes; translator and president of English PEN Maureen Freely; philosopher Professor Angie Hobbs FRSA; essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra, Chaired by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. The Man Booker... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Our annual Summer Holiday Programme for 2018 has commenced.  It offers Computer Training, Pick & Read, Spelling, Drawing, Puzzles and Games and and many more.  Guess what, It is absolutely free!.   The programme holds at our Community library at 196, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. The students are actively engaged in two different sessions daily... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Known and Strange Things by Teju Cole was a finalist for the 2017 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award. Below is an excerpt from the essay collection.  A Piece of the Wall “…Through narrow darkness, through scrub forests and rocky cliffs, our Elder Brother brought us across, his name was I’itio. On our setting out from the other side, he turned us into ants... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The month of August is here and we have put together a booklist for you. Enjoy!  Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree byAdaobi Tricia Nwaubani On April 14, 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls. Some managed to escape. Many are still missing. This novel based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram tells the story of one girl who... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Umar Turaki, a Nigerian writer and filmmaker recently premiered his new drama series, In Love and Ashes. The series stars Nollywood icon Patience Ozokwor and others. It is produced by Watershed Entertainment, directed by Turaki with sound track by Tu Face. In Love and Ashes is an eight-part drama series. It is a narrative that exposes the... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Marvel Entertainment is launching a new comic series centred on T'Challa's younger sister, “Shuri”, of the movie, “Black Panther”. They announced a spinoff based on the elite all-female military crew called Dora Milaje and the award winning writer, Nnedi Okoroafor has been commissioned to write the three part series. The first part was released... Read More

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