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 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...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Govt urged to immortalise national hero’s through arts

In art and entertainment promoter, Jide Johnson has urged the federal and state governments to immortalise fallen heroes through the arts. Johnson gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Memory Work and the Gut Symmetry of Writing (I)

By Abigail George The very act of writing anything is emotional. It is a key to our borderline spirit. It grounds us when our ego swells. It is a hard – from the get go – career to be successful in. Realising More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Publishers aim to take Chinese literature to the world

By Kirsti Knolle China, the world’s second-biggest book market after the United States, has long been a consumer of works from other countries, now it is making a push to export its own literature abroad, helped More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Black Heritage festival set for Yenagoa in November, says CBAAC Boss

The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC) says the Black Heritage festival, which will hold in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, is to keep alive the spirit of FECTAC 77. Sir Ferdinand Anikwe, the Director More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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The Teacher’s Blood

Book: The Teacher’s Blood Author: Ben Ige Reviewer: Wande Ijaluwoye The Teacher’s Blood is a play centered on examination malpractice in schools. The play starts out with the glaring evil of students in an examination More...