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By Nkem Egenuka
Wole Soyinka has released a new book, which happens to be his 50th. It is titled Beyond Aesthetics: Use, Abuse, and Dissonance in African Art Traditions. It draws on his experience as a longtime art collector and widens into a reflection on aesthetics and cultural histories. Beyond is an intimate reflection on culture and tradition, creativity and... Read More
By Oyeniji Sadeeq
I looked at the faces present in the room, I shook my head, none of us can be saved, this gathering is a useless one, as if reading my mind, the instructor said. “No one is totally broken, and no one is beyond repairs, this gathering is not about what to do or what not to do, in order to get rid of your addictions, it is for you to share your... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
WORDS Ayoola summons me with these words – Korede, I killed him. I had hoped I would never hear those words again.   ***   BLEACH I bet you didn’t know that bleach masks the smell of blood. Most people use bleach indiscriminately, assuming it is a catch-all product, never taking the time to read the list of ingredients on the back, never taking... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’, published in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern‘s Issue 53. She is the sixth Nigerian to win the Caine prize In 2016, Arimah was shortlisted for the Caine prize £10,000 prize in 2016, for the title story of her collection, and in 2017, for “Who Will... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Nnedi Okorafor, the prolific science fiction, fantasy and magical realism writer has written her first nonfiction, a memoir, Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected. The novel was published on 18 June, 2019 by Simon & Schuster imprint TED Books. It is her 15th book in 14 years, since her 2005 debut. In Broken... 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
Cod liver oil is extracted from the livers of cod fish, it is high in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A and D and more.  It is packed with a lot of nutrients that are pivotal to our neurological, cardiovascular and reproductive health. Here are some benefits of cod liver oil. Contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids Cod liver fish oil is one of the richest... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Molara Ogundipe- Leslie, a professor, poet, social critic and feminist thinker has passed on. She died on Tuesday, 18 June, 2019, aged 78. She wrote an essay- Stiwanism where she argued that “African women must theorize their own feminisms“…“There can be no liberation of African society without the liberation of African women.” (Stiwanism, 208,209... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The immune system of your body is what helps it fight against infections and diseases and there are some foods that can aid it. Below are some foods and herbs that are antibiotic.   Garlic Garlic cloves can be an effective treatment against bacteria and infections. According to research, it can be used in the treatment of tuberculosis, flu, cold,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries – ZODML is a nongovernmental organisation that aims at providing free channels through which Nigerians can access information and learning tools to acquire knowledge. Our head library is at Awolowo road, Ikoyi, Lagos. • ZODML is a free library • We have set up a total of 29 libraries in Public Primary... Read More

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