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By Nkem Egenuka
OkadaBooks, in partnership with Union Bank of Nigeria have organized a Campus writing challenge. This Challenge focuses on discovering students that are bold and have creative writing talents. It is open to students of tertiary institutions across Nigeria and is aimed at providing them with the necessary exposure to own their craft and become... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Kabba Tribe is a major enthic group in Kogi State, Nigeria. It is surrounded by mountains and a beautiful environment. Kabba is one of the Yoruba-speaking tribes in Kogi State. Located in Okun and are the people are often referred to as Owe people. Kabba is a trade centre for coffee, cocoa, yams, cassava, maize, sorghum, shea nuts,  groundnuts, ... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Swedish Librarians have nominated authors from everywhere in the world, who have told a story about “humans in the world”. They have drawn up a longlist of 47 persons for the Alternative Nobel Prize Award, amongst which are Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, JK Rowling, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofi Oksanen, Olga Tokarczuk, Don DeLillo,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The Nigerian Navy has announced the establishment of a new university called Admiralty University of Nigeria- ADUN. This University was established out of a public-private partnership between the Nigerian Navy through its investment arm, ‘Navy Holdings’ and Hellenic Education, an international educational organization. According to the Chief of... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Eid al-Adha, is the holiest Islamic holiday, it is one of the major celebration after execution of Hajj. Muslims throughout the world celebrate this bearing in mind religious readiness and sacrifice. We wish all our Muslim brothers and sisters a very Happy Eid Mubarak. May love, joy and hope fill your home and may your sacrifices be accepted and... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Chigozie Obioma’s Fisherman centers on four Nigerian brothers, Ikenna, Boja, Obembe and Benjamin, who decide to go fishing, their encounter with Abulu, the prophecy and the outcome. Torn between his fear of prophecy and his love for his brothers, Ikenna withdraws into himself…   The adaptation is based on the same novel, Fisherman by Chigozie... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The Isese Festival is the celebration of all traditional spiritual practices.  The aim of the festival is to give traditional worshippers a chance to celebrate and fellowship together in their shared faith. This festival is celebrated at home and in diaspora in order to preserve the Yoruba culture and values.   Isese Day is also known as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Aniete Isong becomes first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize Anietie Isong, a Nigerian-British writer has won the 2018 McKItterick Prize for his debut novel Radio Sunrise. He received the award from broadcaster and actor, Stephen Fry, at the Authors’ Awards ceremony in the Royal Institute of British Achitects, London.   The McKitterick £4,000... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Five Anambra girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha who represented Nigeria at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US, won the Gold Medal in the contest. The team, led by Uchenna Onwuamaegbu Ugwu- CEO Edufun Technik STEM,  defeated representatives of other countries including USA, Spain, Turkey,... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Nigerian writer, Elnathan John is among the judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. The judging panel includes; translator and president of English PEN Maureen Freely; philosopher Professor Angie Hobbs FRSA; essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra, Chaired by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. The Man Booker... Read More

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