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Analysis of Faceless by Amma Darko

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 21/01/2019 - 09:46

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 told. The common denominator in all of these stories is parental neglect.

Analysis of Frank Ogbeche's "Harvest of Corruption"

By Nkem Egenuka on Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:35

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.

5 Back to School Tips for Parents

By Nkem Egenuka on Wed, 09/01/2019 - 19:07

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.


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 child and let it be consistent

Have your child turn off electronic devices an hour before bedtime and remove any distractions that would prevent them from falling asleep.

Happy New Year 2019

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 31/12/2018 - 23:23

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.

Find out what our top 2018 Discover Nigeria Posts are below.

New Yam Festival

Seasons Greetings from ZODML

By Nkem Egenuka on Sun, 23/12/2018 - 13:04

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 sociological problems… more

Ekwensi’s "The Passport of Mallam Ilia" Adapted Into Movie

By Nkem Egenuka on Tue, 18/12/2018 - 21:50

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.

Review of 'She stoops to Conquer' by Oliver Goldsmith

By Nkem Egenuka on Thu, 13/12/2018 - 04:45

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 coming down from London in hopes of winning Constance's hand in marriage.



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