Entrepreneurship and youth passion for art

By Sumaiya Musa A Nigerian youth named Maryam maigida has been practising artistry since her childhood and it has become her source of living. Maryam studied at the Ahmadu Bello University, majoring in artistry and has a degree of B.A fine arts. Her passion for art grew more with the influence of her lecturers Professor Jerry Buhari and Dr muazzu Muhammad, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Veteran artist urges more youths to embrace visual arts

A veteran artist, Adeyinka Akingbade, has urged the nation’s youths to embrace visual arts as a profession to enable them become self-reliant. Akingbade told the News agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Lagos that there More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Beloved Japanese artist who depicted horrors of war dies at 93

An award-winning Japanese manga artist, whose retellings of traditional ghost stories and depictions of the horrors of World War Two helped propel anime to global popularity, died on Monday at the age of 93. Shigeru More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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The African Novel as a Strategy for Decolonization in Ama Ata Aidoo’s ‘Our Sister Killjoy’

By Wesley Macheso In Our Sister Killjoy, the Ghanaian writer, Ama Ata Aidoo, domesticates the novel as a strategy for decolonization by re-presenting the “story of Africa”: employing a narrative style More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Toil and trouble: researchers link Shakespeare to disputed play

By Will Dunham This is the short and the long of it,” as William Shakespeare wrote in “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” A play called “Double Falsehood” published in 1728 by a man who claimed More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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This shameful neglect of our writers (I)

By Bob Majiri Oghene Etemiku The monthly Abuja Writers Forum for established, semi-established and budding writers took place at the Nanet Suites, Abuja, last week. The significance of that monthly assemblage is More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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‘Early Mona Lisa’ traced to English country home

By Robert Evans Researchers into the provenance of a painting dubbed the “Early Mona Lisa” reported on Monday they had identified an English noble who probably bought it in Italy in the late 18th century and More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Aper Aku: The Rise of Minority Politics in Nigeria (I)

Title of Book: Aper Aku: The Rise of Minority Politics in Nigeria Author: Nathaniel Ikyur Publisher: Kraft Books Limited, Ibadan Year of Publication: 2014 Pages: 342 Reviewer: Terhemba Shija Ph.D This is a critical More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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A Translation of the Fragments of Human Bodies in War, Peace and Reconciliation (II)

By Abigail George As waves steeped in the history of riverbeds break gently against the shoreline so does the memory of war. Flummoxed soldiers march on towards near death experiences. Far away from home. Left in More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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JK Rowling releases new Dolores Umbridge Harry Potter story

By Felicity Morse Newsbeat social media producer This time it’s a biography of Dolores Umbridge, the pink-loving, sweet-smiling, Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher. A complex personality, Umbridge dabbled in More...