Jowhor Ile Wins Etisalat Prize for 2016

Nigerian writer, Jowhor Ile, has been announced winner of the 2016 edition of Etisalat Prize for Literature, the most prestigious literature prize for first-time fiction writers of African origin. Jowhor Ile was born in 1980

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In Praise of Insect-Eating

There is the romantic story of having a lizard on the plate as food in China. There is also bug-eating (isunsun) in Nigeria. And in Kunming, China, they deliberately sell insect as spiced foods again.

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Victor Ehikhamenor’s A Biography of the Forgotten

Few days ago, Nigerian artist Victor Ehikhamenor accused the British Artist Hirst of plagiarism in his Exhibition titled ‘Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable’ which opened last month in Venice. This piece bears exact

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Resetting the Nigeria Publishing Phase Globally

Talking about publishing industry in Nigeria, Cassava Republic has taken giant stride in rewriting publication history and retelling the Nigerian stories and African stories in better light and removing Nigeria publishing industry from the pretty

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The Perks and Troubles of Social Media Influencers

We should all ask what is really pushing our world today? How have social media helped in influencing our stories, products and marketing strategies? Today, influencing goes beyond taking advertising to TV or radio or

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