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By Nkem Egenuka
Faceless is a compelling story of children plunged into the streets by poverty and parental neglect. Amma Darko in very graphic details presents sociological issues of child-neglect, gender, child abuse, defilement of girls, child-trafficking, child-labour, and violence. Amma Darko tells the world that every street child has a story, though rarely... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Harvest of Corruption is centred on the venal acts of public servants in a country called Jacassa. The principal public servant in the play is Chief Haladu Ade Amaka, the minister of external relations. He is corrupt and unpatriotic. He is an exploits of the state by robbing her blind in an act referred to as "Pen-robbery.  He has aids,  such as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
A lot happened in the literary world in 2018, new voices emerged and old ones remained. Various competitions were held prizes were awarded. Chimamanda won the 2018 Pen Pinter Prize for her writing and activism that has cut across borders. Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto won the New Hampshire Institute of Art’s 2018 Award: Narratives in Prose and Poverty;... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The holiday season is over and school resumption period is here. For those wondering what to do, we have put together some tips to make life easy for you. BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS Develop a Bedtime Routine Children who do not get enough sleep have difficulty concentrating in class and can lower his or her academic performance. Set a bedtime for your... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
We wish you a prosperous new year filled with joy, hope and great accomplishments. Happy New Year!. The year 2018 was a splendid year with lots of accomplishments. Here are some of the highlights. Top 5 ‘Discover Nigeria’ Posts of 2018 Discover Nigeria platform features Nigerians in Diaspora, heritage and culture, Nigerian fact file and others.... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, we wish you and your family joy, love and happiness of this season. Merry Christmas!   Top Blog Posts for 2018 Here are our top blog posts for the year based on page views. Analysis of Faceless by Amma Darko Faceless is a fascinating story on the effect of poverty on children and how it relates to other... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic childhood memoir, Ake,The Years of Childhood, has been finalized and it is now available. Ake tells the story of Wole Soyinka’s first eleven years as a child a period that housed major historical events in Nigeria, and the world at large.   The story combines a deep child-view narrative with resonances... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The classic novel, The Passport of Mallam Ilia by Cyprian Ekwensi is currently being adapted into an animated movie.It was written in 1948 and published in 1960. Set in 19th century Kano, The Passport of Mallam Ilia focuses on a man, seeking to revenge the death of Zarah his wife. The 2D feature movie is by the Magic Carpet studios, an Animation,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Plot Summary Mr. Hardcastle makes arrangement for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, hoping the pair will marry. Marlow prefers lower-class women, finding them less intimidating than women of high society. On his first acquaintance with Kate, she realises she will have to pretend to be 'common' to get Marlow to woo her. Marlow sets out for... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The play She Stoops to Conquer is based on practical jokes, mistaken identities, and miscommunication interwoven into a comedy of manners. Mrs. Hardcastle wants her ward, Constance to marry Tony Lumpkin who is a drinker and a prankster. Indeed, his pranks lead to confusions and false assumptions. However, there's another suitor, Hastings, who's... Read More

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