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Media practices and cultural policies

Title: Message Makers in Practical Journalism Author: Tajudeen O. Adigun Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: Emgee Publishing Limited Ibadan No of pages: 219 Every profession has certain ethical standard that drives,…

Crime thrillers, fantasy stories, my choice –Ogunjobi

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts It’s amazing to note that there are a number of good literature writers and admirers today that never had their background in the arts.…

Akpeti shares powerful stories for women in new book

By Yemi Adebisi Author Ebi Akpeti wanted to write a story about women and the challenges they face at crucial times in their lives – whether when dealing with being…

The Monkey and the Crocodile

The crocodile was not happy about this. He tried to make the excuse that it would be difficult to get the monkey across the river. But his wife was determined…

Managing goose pimples in relationships

Managing goose pimples in relationships

Title: God Has A Sense of Humour Author: Ebi Akpeti Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: AuthorHouse UK No of pages: 113 When she churned out a novella, Growing Pains…the Complete Story,…

King’s College Old Boys give back to alma mater

By Yemi Adebisi The comic genre as a platform of bringing educative and informative story lines to the reading public, especially young readers got a boost recently when some enterprising…

The Monkey and the Crocodile

Once upon a time, a clever monkey lived in a tree that bore juicy, red rose apples. He was very happy. One fine day, a crocodile swam up to that…

I read all Achebe’s works –Ndibe

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts Seasoned author, political journalist, essayist and founding editor of African Commentary, Okey Ndibe, has distinguished himself over time as a critic and activist. This…

Motivators engage Nigerian youth in Port Harcourt

By Yemi Adebisi Organisers of Port Harcourt Book Festival (PHBF) have reassured the reading public of the uniqueness of the seventh edition of the fiesta holding from October 20. This…

Coping with Loneliness: Unleashing Your Potentials for Excellence

Coping with Loneliness: Unleashing Your Potentials for Excellence

Author: Pastor Ayodeji. A. Olulani Reviewer: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Publisher: Christian and Citizens Empowerment Foundation No of pages: 137 Pastor Ayodeji Olulani has written a most important book. It…

Military option may not free Chibok girls –Babajamu

Military option may not free Chibok girls –Babajamu

Former Commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG), retired Colonel Oladele Babajamu is the chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Ilorin chapter. In this interview…

Magical, story books boost my ego from birth – Culliman

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts While many read for pleasure, others are glued to reading to acquire knowledge or discover new innovation. For whichever reasons, experts recommend act of…

A Lion’s Tale: A story about courage and bullies

By Pedro Pablo Sacristán  Then, summoning up all his courage, Leo tensed his body, made two fists, and looked up, fixedly into the eyes of each of the boys, and…

July’s People

July’s People

Author:  Nadine Gordimer Reviewer: Felicia Ohwovoriole Publisher: Penguin Books No of pages:  176 The story is set in South Africa during the apartheid uprisings in the early 1980s. Members of…

Ngugi’s Devil on the Cross, my best – Ellerhoff

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts One of the foremost living African novelists, Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o of Kenya, is a mentor to several writers and literary critics across the…

A Lion’s Tale: A story about courage and bullies

By Pedro Pablo Sacristán  There are many times throughout a person’s life that they may be bullied, abused or harassed by a person or group of people. Probably one of…

P’Harcourt invites exhibitors for book festival

By Yemi Adebisi Management of Port Harcourt Book Festival (PHBF) has invited exhibitors to this year’s edition of the literary feast, which comes up from October 20 through October 25…

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation

Author: Uzodinma Iweala Reviewer: Ogaga Okuyade Publisher: Harper Perrenial No of pages: 176 Agu, the protagonist of the narrative, begins as a young boy growing up in a provincial locale…

The Affected Disaffections of Charles Lescaux

By James Metcalf He went to parties where he saw his brothers and parents, and although he spoke to them with the somewhat supercilious air that he now affected with…

Soyinka, model for social conscience, activism –REPRONIG

By Yemi Adebisi Reproduction Rights Society of Nigeria (REPRONIG) has congratulated the Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, as he marked his 80th birthday. In a statement signed by the organisation’s…

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