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NWS children’s literature series unveiled

Nigerian Writers Series (NWS), an imprint of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has released three books in its Children’s Literature series. Th ese include ‘Th e Loyal Queen’ by Chinyere Obi-Obasi, ‘Oma the Drummer Queen’ by Salamatu Sule, and ...

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‘My Oga’

By Dike Chukwumerije I am an elite. But not elitist. These are two different things. For, you see, my name is Dike Chukwumerije. And so long as I can remember every time I say this the likely response is, ‘Oh. ...

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Kabafest: Stories behind the Veil

By Abubakar Sulaiman Muhd Kaduna Book and Arts Festivals (kabafest) is a wonderful retreat that gathered writers from within and without Nigeria to discuss issues from the perspective of literature and the role this can play in human society. Set ...

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Is social reading the future?

Reading is a quiet and solitary experience for me. I open my book in print or on a screen and immediately immerse myself in that world. I might look up now and again to share a comment with my husband/friend/relative ...

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NLNG: 184 poets in tussle over $100,000

By Ibrahim Ramalan The 184 entries selected to compete for this year’s edition of the prestigious Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, were handed over to the Advisory Board of the prize. The entries for 2017 ...

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Unending controversy over Arik Air takeover

The takeover of Arik Air by Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has continued to generate controversy with allegations of sharp practices, huge debt overhang and cannibalisation of aircraft parts to provide spares for Aero, reports IME AKPAN The takeover ...

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Giving back to less-privileged

By Ibrahim Ramalan Immaculate Club Abuja is a non-profit, non-partisan social organization whose programmes centre on efforts aimed at touching lives, especially in the community where its members reside. The club, which came into existence a few years ago, has ...

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Tony Blair under the Knife

By Wale Okediran Title: Tony Blair: The Tragedy of Power Author: Tom Bower Publisher: FaberandFaberLtd,London Year:2016 In May 1997, the Labour Party won a landslide general election victory, the largest in its history, allowing Blair, at 43 years old, to ...

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