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By Chidinma Okere
  As a child of 7, I remember being worried that I would never learn how to cook. My little mind counted years in months. I thought that if I hadn't learnt how to make eba very well at the time, by 18 I would be too old and my life would be over.   Who remembers the chapter “Herbert the Accomplice” in Akin the Drummer Boy! I was scared I'd never... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Harvest of Corruption is a play that revolves around Aloho, a naïve and jobless university graduate, desperately searching for a job. Her meeting with Ochuole, a notorious old school mate of hers leads to a series of events. The major characters are Aloho, Ochuole, Chief Ade Haladu-Amaka, Ogeyi, Madam Hoha and  ACP Yakubu. The other characters are... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
If you want to maintain good oral health, then you need to pay close attention to your teeth. One of the major side effects of poor oral hygiene is halitosis known as “bad breath”. Here are some of the easy tips that can help you maintain healthy teeth.   Establish a good oral hygiene routine You need to maintain a healthy oral daily routine if... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The talented media mogul and film maker Mo Abudu has been honoured with the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur in France, alongside Ilene Chaiken, Writer, Showrunner and Producer (USA); Stéphane Courbit, Chairman, Banijay Group (France); and Jane Millichip, Managing Director, Sky Vision (United Kingdom). Mo Abudu is the CEO of EbonyLife Media, has been... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Ten upcoming poets have been shortlisted for the 2019 Brunel International African Poetry Prize; with them are four Nigerian poets Inua Ellams, Selina Iwuh, Omotara James and Mary-Alice Daniel. This year’s judging panel includes Egyptian poet Matthew Shenoda, Tunisian poet Leila Chatti, and South African poet Phillippa Yaa de Villiers. They... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
International Children's Book Day is celebrated to inspire a love of reading in children and paying close attention to their books. These days, it may seem that children do not read anymore. However, a good book always attracts children. Below are must reads for children and teenagers.   HOW THE LEOPARD GOT HIS CLAWS BY CHINUA ACHEBE In the... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
GERD - Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a digestive disorder that affects the ring of muscle between the esophagus (food pipe) and stomach known as lower esophageal sphincter (LES).  GERD is the recurrent occurrence of GER. People usually suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GER. In other words, gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Mango is a member of the drupe family, a type of plant food with an outer fleshy part and contains a seed. Olives and dates are also types of drupes. Mangoes are low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium. They contain dietary pectin that helps regulate digestion and are an excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamin B6, as well as a good... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Ben Okri will headline the 2019 African Book Festival in Berlin which would be curated by Tsitsi Dangarembga. The event would hold on the 4th -7th April, 2019, at the historic cinema, Babylon, Berlin. This year’s festival is organised by InterKontinental with the theme, “Transitioning from Migration”. It would feature panel discussions, talks,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Nigeria’s Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has won the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence. She also emerged The Commonwealth Youth Awards regional winner for Africa and Europe, with her project focus on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5: Gender Equality. The ceremony... Read More

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