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Excitements as new tabloid is born

The print media industry in Kwara State last Saturday celebrated the birth of a new medium, Fresh Insight Newspaper. UMAR BAYO ABDULWAHAB reports It was a moment of joy and excitements in Ilorin, Kwara State capital last Saturday when a ...

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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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