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Lagos govt advocates improvement in reading culture as state celebrates World Literacy Day

World Literacy Day: Lagos calls for improved reading culture

• By Mojeed Alabi

As part of activities marking this year’s World Literacy Day the Lagos State Government has stepped up the campaign for improved reading culture among students across the state, saying literate citizenry enhances good governance. 270 more words

GrillandRead is One! Celebrates with #APageaDay Campaign Giveaway - Abigail Anaba

People who do not read are always at the bottom rung of the knowledge chain and this often translates to not making any personal or career advances… 695 more words

Do Right By Your Own

At long last. I have returned. The words came back. Or they never left. They had just refused to leave my mind. But I have read. 1,254 more words


Hello! It's me.


It has been a while, but guess what? I’m back and I hope I never have to be absent from blogging for so long. 1,051 more words

Caribbean Literature chat with writer, Joanne C. Hillhouse

How do you feel about literature from the Caribbean? Who are some of your favorite writers of Caribbean descent? 2 months ago, I sent out a Tweet asking for recommendations of book bloggers & blogs that focus on Caribbean literature/culture.  2,576 more words

Caribbean Literature

Why You Should Love Reading

Where I come from, the trains are packed with commuters glued to their smartphones. Either they are streaming the latest Korean dramas, or they’re scrolling through loads of photos on Instagram. 2,041 more words

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One book, two paths....

A simple story about how one book influenced the lives, careers and futures of two teenage girls…

The little blue book was nothing to write home about, judging from its cover. 636 more words