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Budding writers: 4 genres of books to consider

March 16, 2017 Administrator 0

I would ’ve sold more books in Nigeria if… – Adichie Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan Award-winning author Chimamanda Adichie has come out to say that she would be more successful in Nigeria if she is not a feminist. She made this statement in an interview with the UK Guardian. “Feminism is not that hot. I can tell you I would Read More

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Kaduna primary schools get mobile libraries, books

December 13, 2016 Administrator 0

Primary schools pupils in Kaduna State will get a fresh impetus to learn, as 100 primary schools in the state become beneficiaries of a mobile library each with 100 beautiful and colourfully illustrated storybooks for reading pleasure. These were delivered to governor Malam Nasir El Rufai, with the formal handover ceremony at LGEA Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Model Primary School, Polytechnic Read More

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China donates mycotoxin handbooks to Nigeria

December 12, 2016 Administrator 0

As part of efforts to assist Nigeria in its fight against exportation of sub-standard non-oil and agriculture produce, and to achieve food safety, the Peoples’ Republic of China, through her embassy in Nigeria, has donated Mycotoxin handbooks to Nigeria. Presenting the book recently to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who received the book on behalf Read More

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Niger releases N869m for textbooks, others

December 2, 2016 Administrator 0

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Niger state government has released N869.2m for the procurement of science equipment, furniture, textbooks and other learning and teaching materials for selected secondary schools in the state. The state Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Fatima Madugu, stated this while briefing newsmen after the State Executive Council meeting. She explained that N655, 106,745 of the amount would be Read More

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Progressive Educational Services donates N3.3m books to UniJos

November 29, 2016 Administrator 0

Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan The Progressive Educational Services Limited, Kaduna has donated text books to University of jos worth three million, three hundred and ninety thousand naira (3,390,000) to aid learning in the institution. Making the presentation at the University main campus in jos, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Moses Jikka McDaniel said that Read More

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Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016 begins

November 22, 2016 Administrator 0

By James Murua The Ake Festival 2016 kicked off officially at the June 21 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state, on November 17, 2016. The fourth edition of the Ake Festival has kicked off at the capital of Ogun state with speeches from eminent personalities and performances from amazing poets. It wasn’t the day that events had started happening in Read More

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Why Nigerians are not buying e-books

September 27, 2016 Administrator 0

By King Koboko Believe it or not, Nigerians are not buying e-books…Because I’m not William Shakespeare? No! Because I’m not Chimamanda Adichie or Nnedi Okoroafor or Onyeka Nwelue or Kiru Taye or Helon Habila or Myne Whitman? No, no, no, no, no and no! Let me tell you the reason: Nigerians are not buying ebooks because of the oshofree mentality. Read More

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2 books on northern Nigeria join NLNG literature prize scramble

July 19, 2016 Administrator 0

Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan In recent years, voices from the Northern Nigeria have continued to impressively push into the global literary landscape which was hitherto less represented, indicating a vibrant future for the region. A pointer to which is the two out of the 11 recently shortlisted books for the NLNG literature prize, ‘Born on a Tuesday’ by Elnathan John Read More

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Ghana’s youngest CEO to launch books in Nigeria

June 28, 2016 Administrator 0

CEO of Potters International College, Caroline Esinam Adzogble, is set to launch two books titled “For the Schools and For the Agents” at the International Africa Educational Summit (IAES) – Nigeria Edition in August this year. Giving an insight about what people should expect, she disclosed: “My books address the common issues of agent and schools relationships, outlining the ways, Read More

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Iyeomoan on life, poetry, books marketing on social media

June 28, 2016 Administrator 0

Born on the 19th day of November 1990, Emmanuel Ehi’zogie Iyeomoan is a graduate of Economics and Statistics at the University of Benin, Nigeria. He is lover of nature which, he believes, is the totality of Art. His writings have been published in anthologies and magazines and other platforms, both home and abroad. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, Ehi’zogie Read More