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By Nkem Egenuka
Babatunde Osotimehin was the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA. He was a former Nigerian health minister and former head of Nigeria’s AIDS agency, NACA, an agency that coordinates all HIV and AIDS work. He was one of the most senior Nigerians within the United Nations system, who had been on his second term as a... Read More
By Muhsinat Kamardeen
Muhsinat Kamardeen narrates a woman's ordeal in her short story– Laughing Gas.   People had different names for what was wrong with her husband and how he behaved. In high spirits. No But high on bottles of spirits. He was battling with something, his own demons maybe. Talking was no use He spoke with his fists and eyes. I didn’t help her... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Abubakar Momoh was a prominent Nigerian civil society leader. He was the director general of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute. Momoh obtained PhD in political theory. He began his lecturing career in 1988. Mr. Abubakar was the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Lagos State University, LASU.... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction is one of the most respected, most celebrated and most successful literary awards in the world. Founded in 1996, it celebrates the very best full length fiction written by women all over the world. Nigeria's Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀'s debut novel Stay With Me is one of the shortlisted book amongst others. 2017... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Children’s Day is here again!, Children are our treasure and we love them, they are the leaders of tomorrow and Children's Day is a chance for all of us to celebrate them. As we commemorate, here is a little information about dyslexia in children that you need to know... Dyslexia in Children Dyslexia general term for disorders that involve... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Nigerian writer, Jowhor Ile, has been announced winner of the 2016 edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature, for his novel And After Many Days. Etisalat prize is the most prestigious literature prize for first-time fiction writers of African origin. Ile received a prize of £15,000 and an engraved Montblanc Meisterstück pen among several other... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Reading eases stress, helps you sleep better and makes you feel empowered. What you read reflects your personality in one way or the other. Your love for fiction, non-fiction, newspapers or magazines says a lot about you. Guess what! Research has shown that those who read fiction are kind, empathetic, and display more positive social traits than... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The World Hypertension Day was first inaugurated in May 2005 and has become an annual event ever since. The purpose of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to the prevent and control of the silent killer which is gradually becoming a modern epidemic. The theme for World Hypertension Day... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Here are some motivational quotes by a few Nigerian Writers. Enjoy! “The fault, of course, is not in religion, but in the fanatic of every religion. Fanaticism remains the greatest carrier of the spores of fear, and the rhetoric of religion, with the hysteria it so readily generates, is fast becoming the readiest killing device of contemporary... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Anxiety is a nervous disorder marked by excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behaviour or panic attacks. Anxiety can cause feelings of fear, sense of unease and tension. It may take a while before an individual recognizes signs or symptoms of anxiety, but if not properly handled, it can affect the individual physically... Read More

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