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By Nkem Egenuka
Ola Rotimi is one of Nigeria's finest playwrites, his first plays To Stir the God of Iron and Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again were staged at the drama schools of Boston University and Yale, respectively. His later dramas include The Gods Are Not to Blame, a retelling of the Oedipus myth ; Kurunmi and the Prodigal;  A Tragedy of the Ruled  and Hopes... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
ZODML annual Summer Holiday Program for the year 2017 held from 1st – 31st August 2017 at ZODML community library, 196, Awolowo road, Ikoyi Lagos. The program lasted 5weeks, running from Mondays to Fridays, morning and afternoon session. A lot of students and pupils were available, making a total of Two hundred and four participants. Their age... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
In the middle of his second year in prison, Lomba got access to pencil and paper and he started a diary. It was not easy. He had to write in secret, mostly in the early mornings when the night warders, tired of peeping through the door bars, waited impatiently for the morning shift. Most of the entries he simply headed with the days of the week;... Read More
By Femi Morgan
This week's ZODML Poetry Corner features a poem on the beauty of life. Do you write? Send your poems, short stories, book reviews and NYSC experience to editorial@zodml.org for a chance to be featured on our blog Life is a word, made of many groupings.   Words of sentiments, of dates. Cowries hidden ripped upon by hoes, under a shed.   Give thanks... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Ewedu leaf as the Yoruba's call it, Achingbara in Igbo, Rama in Hausa or Jute leaves as in English Language all point to the same leaf botanically known as Corchorus Olitorius. It is a green leafy edible vegetable that is prepared into the delicious slimy soup called ewedu. Jute is rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. It also contains iron... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Eid El Kabir is very significant because it is the day of Sacrifice and it marks the climax of Hajj or Pilgrimage, which is the fifth pillar of Islam. Rams are slaughtered to honour Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his beloved son for Allah. In commemoration of the rejection of Satan, stones are thrown at symbolic pillars during the Stoning of... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
According to Oxford dictionary, idioms are group of words that are established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words. It is a form of expression that is natural to a language, person, or group of people. Idiomatic Expressions and their Meaning He will clean his bathroom when pigs fly    Never He has been... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Today is National Sports Day and we celebrate Nigeria's Female Basket Ball Team. The Nigeria women's national basketball team, also known as D'Tigeress, is the national senior women's basketball team. The Team competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and qualified. They earned their berth through a zone qualifying tournament and played in Group A... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Today is Women's Equality Day and we have put together books that would help you understand feminism and the struggle for equality from the eyes of different authors. We Should all be Feminists By Chiamanda Ngozi Adichie I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femininity. And I want to be respected in all my femaleness. Because I deserve... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
    In the night of 22 to 23 August 1791, men and women, torn from Africa and sold into slavery, revolted against the slave system to obtain freedom and independence for Haiti, gained in 1804. The uprising was a turning point in human history, greatly impacting the establishment of universal human rights, for which we are all indebted. UNESCO is... Read More

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