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Zaynab Alkali, Ecuadorian diplomat entrall at June Guest Writer Session

By Tosin Omoniyi The June Guest Writer Session featured writer, Zainab Alkali,  alongside  the Ecuadorian Ambassador, Mr Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto and musician David Adzer. Zaynab Alkali,  according to a press statement sent to Aljazirah Newspapers was born in Tura-Wazila in

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Actress counsel parents on children upbringing

Mrs Josephine Abraham, actress and movie producer, has urged parents to raise their children with the best moral values to make the society a better place for all. Abraham made the call in an interview with the News Agency of

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Book Review- Icarus Rising: Of a Nation’s Dystopia and a Poet’s Rhetoric

Icarus Rising: Of a Nation’s Dystopia and a Poet’s RhetoricBook Title: Icarus Rising Author: Emman Usman Shehu Publisher: Topaz Publishing House (Topaz Books) Pages: 94 Year: 2017 Reviewer: Paul Liam Emman Usman Shehu’s poetry volume Icarus Rising is a metaphorical portraiture of

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Encomiums as Nzekwu goes home

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has described the pioneer General Manager of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the late Mr Onuora Nzekwu, as a patriotic Nigerian. It was at a night of tribute and songs for the

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Book Review: ‘The Grace of God’

Author: Francis Adebayo Daramola Publisher: HoofbeatDotCom Book Reviewer: Rotimi Opeyeoluwa Place of Publication: Ikeja, Lagos Price: Not Stated Pages: 299 I have just finished reading a thoroughly engaging, insightful and historically relevant book entitled, ‘The Grace of God’ written by

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Cheating doesn’t make your husband a bad person– Funke Adesiyan

Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan is educating women on relationships. According to her, leaving a man because he cheats is silly. She didn’t actually use the word silly, but when you read what she wrote, she means something like that. Most

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Falz stirs dust for urging singers ignore ‘Yahoo Boys’

Falz the Bad Guy has stirred some controversy after his advice to fellow singers, to stop praising Yahoo Boys, a parlance for internet fraudsters. Falz spoke in an interview on Hip TV, that hailing the Yahoo Boys amounts to glorification

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ISLAMIC SERIES: Rulings and Sunnah of Eid  

  In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. Allah has set out several rulings concerning Eid, including the following: 1 – It is mustahabb to recite takbeer during the night of Eid from sunset on the

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Newlyweds and their ‘Third Wheel’ go viral with funny wedding photos

It started out simply enough: When Brittney and Kody Frysinger got engaged, they asked photographer Lindsey Berger if she could re-create a photo Brittney had seen on Pinterest. The couple posed with Kody’s best friend, Mitch Jolliff, and made a

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“My pregnancy at 17 infuriated my mum”

Veteran Nollywood actress, Iretiola Doyle has opened up on some aspects of her teenage years. Speaking recently at Harvesters International Christian Centre, Lagos, Ireti revealed that her family members, including her mother, were hard on her when she got pregnant

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