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  1. 2013 Port Harcourt Book Festival Starts Today and other #GreatReads

    morayooshodi's blog   The Port Harcourt Book Festival starts today. New books by Chika Unigwe and Molara Wood will be launched at the festival by Parresia Books Emmanuel Iduma, co-founder of Saraba Magazine, shares in an interview why Nigerian writer ...

    morayooshodi - 2015-01-13 11:19

  2. An Imaginary Conversation Between Adichie and Fagunwa and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   A fascinating imaginary conversation between Nigerian authors Chimamanda Adichie and DO Fagunwa Read seventeen short stories from Nobel prize-winning writer Alice Munro  available for free online Congratulations to Fego Martins Ahia, a ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 11:23

  3. The Nigerian Student Who Changed Indian Football and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   Check out the amazing story of  Chima Okorie, a Nigerian student who moved to India in the 1980s and became one of the country's most beloved footballers A fascinating interview with Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison  (in which she &qu ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 14:45

  4. How a Famous Portrait of Achebe Came to Be and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   The fascinating story behind Chinua Achebe 's 1959 portrait (taken after the publication of  Things Fall Apart) as told by Africa is a Country “We need to teach our girls to conquer the world"- Chimamanda Adiche on feminism, ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 14:55

  5. Nine-Year Old Nigerian Becomes Microsoft Certified Professional and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   Jomiloju Tunde-Oladipo of Lagos State is one of the world's youngest Microsoft certified professionals- what an achievement! Check out how our brothers and sisters in New York City  celebrated 53 years of Nigeria's independen ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 14:59

  6. The "Double Wahala" of Agagu's Death and More #GreatReads

    morayooshodi's blog   Writing for The Guardian, Martins Oloja looks at the plane crash following the death of former Ondo State governor Olusegun Agagu through the lens of Fela Kuti and Waiting for Godot Lagos beyond borders: a literature scholar sha ...

    morayooshodi - 2015-01-13 15:08

  7. An Okada Rider Video Game and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   Okada Ride and  Mosquito Smasher are just a few of the titles created by Nigerian video game firm Maliyo Games Did you know that NigeriaSat-1 was the first satellite to send back pictures of the east coast of the US following Hurricane ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:12

  8. Ake Festival, Lagos the Megacity and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   The Ake Festival programme of events is out! Will you be in Abeokuta this November for it? Is Governor Fashola's vision of Lagos as a megacity excluding the poor?  Femi Aribisala argues "yes" in the Vanguard A super fan ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:16

  9. Nigeria at 53, Boko Haram and Education and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   Nigeria turned 53 yesterday, but it wasn't all celebration With strikes and violence, getting an education is becoming increasingly difficult in Nigeria Location, location, location: it doesn't matter where you live, your chi ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:26

  10. A Flash Fiction Thriller and More #GreatReads

    ZODML's blog   Flash fiction is growing in popularity and with pieces like "The Assasination" by Leye Adenle, we can see why Teju Cole was in Nairobi during the Westgate Shopping Centre seige. Read his tribute to Ghanaian poet and diplomate ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:33