“My brother, abeg I need help, i no fit pay my children school fees. The school go pursue dem comot from school this week, abeg borrow me some money” “My brother your own even better, me I never chop since yesterday. I no get money to buy food. The kain hunger wey dey wire me[…]
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Switching into Tech masterclass: How to get into tech and build a great career in the industry
We At Utiva Want to Help You Get Into Tech and Build A Great Career in the Industry! Knowledge opens the doors of opportunity and makes your life better. If you want more doors to open to you, you must be willing to take challenges. Challenge yourself both personally and professionally to learn or try[…]
The story of Uyo Book Club
by Dr Udeme Nana I have always had a natural fascination for literary arts and, particularly, literature. As a teenager in St Patrick’s College, Calabar, I used to write poems which I handed over to our Literature in English Teacher then, Mr. Aglais Joseph – an Indian to review for me. Along the line, I[…]
How to register for the National Book Clubs Conference, Uyo 2021
* The 1st ever National Book Clubs and Reading Promoters Conference comes up in Uyo this month, between 16th – 17th September, 2021. * It would be hosted at the rated Watbridge Hotels&Suites, opp Ibom Hall, IBB Way, Uyo. The hotel is reputed for its innovative services and facilities including a Guest Library. * It[…]
How to submit your entry to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022
According to Commonwealth writers, the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022 Prize is now open! Submissions close 1 November 2021. The prize is free to enter and open to any citizen of a Commonwealth country who is aged 18 and over. It is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words). Regional winners[…]
Why Maria’s eviction from Big Brother Naija house is good for the show
Maria’s eviction from the big brother naija house came as a shock to herself and her fellow housemates. She told Ebuka that she didn’t expect to leave at this point. However, I think her exit is good for the show. The big brother naija show is a social experiment where a group of people from[…]
Cristiano Ronaldo is coming to Manchester United!
“Cho boy! Have you heard the news? “What news Fancy boy? Why are you looking so excited?” “Cristiano Ronaldo is coming to Manchester United!” “No way! He is still at Juventus, though he has been linked to a move to Manchester city” “You are living in the past! Cristiano Ronaldo is coming to Manchester United,[…]
5 things you need to know about the Petroleum Industry Act
“This Petroleum Industry Act is confusing! I wish I can get someone to explain to me what it is all about” Rowland said as he scrolled up and down his phone. “What other explanation do you want to know other than that they have cheated the Niger Delta once again with 3% of oil profits[…]
Is President Hakainde Hichilema a very religious man?
President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia is a very religious man. A look at the posts on his social media pages especially Facebook reveals the influence of his Christian faith. He posts prayers and messages alluding to God to his audience of over a million followers. Zambia is officially a Christian nation and thus, a very[…]
Have you listened to the speech by the Olu of Warri?
There is a new Olu of Warri. His name is Tsola Emiko. I listened to his speech at his coronation ceremony yesterday. I was enthralled by the trending 26 minutes long speech. I have never heard any monarch in Nigeria speak in that way. It was an eloquent speech. A speech filled with wisdom. A[…]