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20 Budding Nigerian Writers Make it to Next Stage of The GTBank Dusty Manuscript Contest

  After spending several weeks poring over more than 1000 stories submitted for the Dusty Manuscript Contest, the judges of the competition have selected their top 20 entries. The selected entries are: Devil‘s Pawn by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson Home to the hill by Eunice Ekelaka Sambisa...

Make a Good First Impression with These 4 Casio Wristwatches

id="olaoluwa.oloyede@jumia.com" data-name="Olaoluwa Oloyede" aria-hidden="true" /> by Olaoluwa Oloyede A man’s swag and style always makes a strong first impression and lend to a man's overall ethos. Take one look at a person and you can assess him by some key aspects: the clothes, his haircut, the...

Buhari charges governors to pay up salaries, arrears before Christmas

President Muhammadu Buhari monday challenged the governors of the 36 states of the federation to pay up all salaries and arrears they owe their workers this festive season so they can have a befitting Christmas. Buhari threw the challenge while holding a closed-door meeting with...

When We Speak of Nothing by Olumide Popoola — London falling

A vivid novel about young black men grappling with urban injustice and gender identity We’ve heard the story before of the two teenage black boys living in one of London’s inner city estates, grappling with racism and lack of opportunity, and their friendship being tested...

Nigeria Spent N428bn on Wheat, Sorghum Importation in 2015, Says CBN Governor

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefeile, Tuesday disclosed that over N428 billion was expended on the importation of wheat and sorghum in 2015 alone. Godwin said the huge bills on the importation of these products informed the decision of...

Book on Brigadier Maimalari Killed in 1996 Coup for Public Presentation

A book titled “The First Regular Combatant, Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari” would be unveiled and presented to the general public on Tuesday 4th July 2017 at the International Conference Centre Abuja. Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon billed to chair the book launch. The book authored...

African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity – A review of the book “BIG BARRELS”

Book Review by Funke Michaels, Curator, ReadAFRICA.global NAIROBI, Kenya, June 15, 2017/ -- BIG BARRELS has arrived very late. For many like myself, who struggled with the scarcity of positive Africa-specific case studies at business school; it’s about time, too. By showcasing examples of countries where...

Eye (for Niyi Osundare)

God is reading the Washington Post Bidding the angels to reduce the noise Of their praise Fine grains of men chant Ahaili* in the desert And God drops his paper God is dancing to men's drums As they clap from the sand dunes Poets are the strings that hold Gods heart For...

Author of “Eze Goes to School”, Onuora Nzekwu, dies at 89

Onuora Nzekwu, the founding General Manager of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has died at the age of 89, the family confirmed on Saturday. Mr. Nzekwu, the author of Eze Goes to School, a novel, died by 4.30p.m. on Friday in his home in Onitsha,...

UNN To Hold Talks To Celebrate Chinua Achebe

The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) will from May 22-25, 2017 hold discussions on the life and times of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, to remember him four years after his death. Director of the Institute, Prof. Emeka Nwabueze,...
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