GTBank Remodels Herbert Macaulay Library; flags off YOU READ initiative By Ada Anioji   In expression of its concern for the state of reading in Nigeria, the pan-African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has transformed the old Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba...
  Africa Study Bible to be Launched in Nigeria By Ada Anioji   The Africa Study Bible ( published by OASIS International/Tyndale House, 2017) , the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries,...
Event to mark 50 years of his death By Nsikan Ikpe   The University of Ibadan, UI will be the venue for an international conference to mark 50 years of the passage of one of Africa's preeminent poets, Christopher Okigbo. In a notice...
  Book makes strident case for war against corruption By Vicky Bricks   A Nigerian author, Mr Sunday Abbah has been commended for taking up the challenge of doing a book on the present administration even when it is still in office. Titled BUHARI...
  Restates commitment to promotion of reading culture   As part of its determination to bring books closer to the people for education and self-improvement particularly in this digital age, Lantern Books, incorporating Literamed Publications,  has now ventured into digital publishing. A statement from...
By Ada Anioji   The adult continent of the 18th Annual Lagos Book and Arts Festival, LABAF will focus on interrogating the use of knowledge as a weapon for responding to the vagaries of terror and fundamentalism that continues to maintain...
  Shock as Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo misses again! By Ada Anioji   Outrage, shock and anger has greeted yesterday's annoncement by the Nobel Committee awarding its 2016 Literature prize to the musician, Bob Dylan. Before now, there were very strong feelers all...
Events commence September 16 By Ada Anioji   Foremost literary scholar, Professor Isidore Okpewho will be buried September 17, 2016 in New York, sources close to the family have revealed. The pan-African achiever, who has had a distinguished career as an oral literature...
May be buried in a fortnight By John Eche   Tributes have continued to pour in for the scholar and literary icon, Professor Isidore Okpewho who died recently in a Binghamton Hospital, in Upstate New York where he had lived and taught since 1991. An...
By Ada Anioji   This year's edition of the Nigerian National Reading Week was marked from 18th- 23rd April 2016. Sunbird African Media Limited, the publishers of The Difference Newspaper, has over time invested in making this an annual event and this...

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