Jonathan Raises Alarm Piracy Overtakes “My Transition Hours”

My Transition Hours, Goodluck Jonathan’s book Former President Goodluck Jonathan has raised the alarm over a fake online version of his book, “My Transition Hours’’ which he launched to mark his 61st birthday on Tuesday. In a tweet on Thursday, Jonathan said: “We have just been informed that a fake document contrived by mischief makers is being passed on as the e-version and hard copy of the just launched ‘#MyTransitionHours’’’. “ Also, note that the e-copy of #MyTransitionHours ’is not being marketed, as such, the fake online version could only…

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Ex-President Obama, Other World Leaders Aided Buhari To Win 2015 Election, Jonathan Says

Fmr. President Goodluck Jonathan Ex-US president, Barack Obama meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election, former President Goodluck Jonathan, has claimed. This is contained in excerpts of his new book, ‘The Transition Hours’, where Jonathan said Obama sent his secretary of state, John Kerry and made a video broadcast to Nigerians in ways designed to influence the outcome of the election against him. Jonathan, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost the election to President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and conceded while the final results…

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Maiden SABI Read-outs Kick Off August 19 @ Sports City, Surulere

Kids reading books A germane initiative tagged the Sports and Books Initiative (SABI) Read-outs will for the firsr time kick off this Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the national stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The Read-outs, according to the promoter of the initiative, Alexis Onome Eborge, is a platform that brings children in secondary schools to a specific location where they read together in an environment of fun that will allow them have their say. The Read-out platform afford the children access to extra tutorial from trained tutors in the areas of…

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Chimamanda Adichie, Achebe Books Make Obama’s Summer Reading Recommendation List

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Two Nigerian authors, Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi have made the list of ex-president of U.S., Barack Obama’s recommended books to be read for 2018 summer. Obama, the first American black, president made the announcement when he took to his Twitter and Facebook handles to inform that he would be visiting Africa for the first time since he left office. For Obama, Africa had always remained a source of inspiration, especially through the continent’s literary tradition. He tweeted: “Over the years since, I’ve often drawn inspiration from…

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PR Strategist Unveils Book That Favours Youth Participation In Politics

Amidst growing calls for youth participation in politics, one of Nigeria’s finest PR strategists has released a book which focuses on the need for a paradigm shift in Nigeria’s political space. Written by prolific Political analyst and Strategist, Dipo Mohammed, Stranded seeks to revolutionize and spike conversation in favor of youth representation in the various aspects of socio-political and economic life of young Nigerians. The book paints different scenarios that align with the possibility of youth leadership in a rather complex socio-political environment. It further gives practical suggestions in which…

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World Celebrates Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” @ 60

Chinua Achebe “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe, published in 1958 has this year, 2018, as its Diamond stage. The story’s main preoccupation concerns pre- and post-colonial life in late 19th century Nigeria. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, one of the first to receive global, critical acclaim. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and is widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It was first published in 1958 by William Heinemann Ltd in the U.K. In 1962, it…

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“Legends Of Nigerian Music” Still Sitting In Limbo

Fired by the zeal to immortalize Nigerian music artistes both living and dead, Femi Lasode, a former national president of the Performing Musicians Employers of Nigeria (PMAN) initiated Nigerian Musicians Hall of Fame in 2002. As part of the elaborate package of the project, a book designed to document the biographies of some of the most popular artistes that Nigeria had ever produced was published that year. To facilitate the packaging of the book entitled Legends of Nigerian Music, a select number of music journalists including yours sincerely, was constituted…

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