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Penguin Random House pledges £15,000 to diverse children’s bookshop

Publisher says it hopes to help the #ReadtheOnePercent pop-up store in south London ‘smash its target’ of £30,000, which it is crowdfunding in order to become permanent… Click here to read full article. ______________________________________ Please Share Our Article On Social Media

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Legends Return to Stage and Oba Esugbayi on the menu

A list of arthouse events on stage, in galleries, at the cinemas and at book shops in the week leading to and during yuletide OPEN HOUSE The Walk 7 A charity concert that is all about giving back to the community featuring Jojo Body Beats and Vector Date: Saturday, December 22, 2018 Venue: Ojo Street […]

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“I am Far More Useful Outside”-TK Resigns

Nigeria’s top filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, has walked out of the job of the umpire for quality and ethics of Nigerian films. He resigned from the high and lofty position of Chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), the industry regulator, last week. “Let me tell you something”, he said to “I am […]

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‘That should shut you up!’ – How Barack Obama proposed to Michelle

BOOK REVIEW Becoming, by Michelle Obama (Viking/ Penguin) There’s a joke that has Barack Obama telling his wife: “I may not be the perfect husband, but you did get to be the wife of the president of the United States.” Click here to read full article ______________________________________ Please Share Our Article On Social Media

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‘That should shut you up!’ – How Barack Obama proposed to Michelle

Becoming, by Michelle Obama (Viking/ Penguin) There’s a joke that has Barack Obama telling his wife: “I may not be the perfect husband, but you did get to be the wife of the president of the United States.” Click here to read full article ______________________________________ Please Share Our Article On Social Media

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Mr. Gold at Terra, Braithwaite’s New Novel and the Hip Hop Party Continues

Here is the full calendar of arthouse activities in the next two weeks and some… Music Adekunle Gold in AG Live, Three Day Series of Concert Adekunle Gold will be performing three successive days on Dates: 13, 14, 15/12/18 Venue: Terra Kulture, Time: 6:00PM                                                                       MUSIC Theme: Decolonization of Africa Etuk Ubong will be performing […]

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THE POWER OF STORYTELLING

The legend of the used car salesman is the greatest example of how marketing and storytelling met, courted vigorously, married each other and have been inseparable for ages. The used car salesman discovered that with a well-told story the prickly details of a dilapidated car might not matter to a customer as much as how […]

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We’re Open! | ARTOJA at Miliki | December 1-15, 2018

PAID POST We’re Open! Please visit us at ARTOJA’s Pop Up Exhibition at Miliki, featuring our second portfolio of fine art prints by Deborah Segun, Demola Ogunajo, Dricky Stickman, Lemi Ghariokwu and Williams Chechet. December 1-15, 2018 3-8 PM (Closed Mondays) Miliki  7B Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos DEBORAH SEGUN Deborah Segun adopts a Cubist approach […]

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Simi Inaugurates the 2018 Hip Hop Festival Season

Over 10 concerts, almost day after day, from Adekunle Gold in Terra Kulture to Wizkid in Eko Hotel…. The phenomenal Asa is scheduled for a Johnny Jazz Night with Femi Kuti in concert this Friday, December 7, but it is Simi’s concert on Sunday at the Federal Palace Hotel that will herald the annual, yearend […]

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Three lessons I took away from the Ake Festival 2018 -Uzoma Ihejirika

When it was announced that this year’s Ake Arts and Book Festival (AABF) would be held in Lagos, two emotions gripped me: surprise and joy. Surprise, because well…why would anyone want to hold Ake Festival anywhere but in Abeokuta? On the other hand, I was joyous because it seemed the founder Lola Shoneyin had heard […]

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