David Bailey’s portrait of Queen to mark birthday

A portrait of the Queen by British photographer David Bailey has been released in honour of her 88th birthday on Monday. The black and white photo, which shows the Queen smiling, was taken in March. She is pictured wearing pearls, and a dress by Angela Kelly, who has served as personal assistant and senior dresser to her since 2002. Bailey has previously More...

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By Peoplesd On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Make music compulsory subject in schools, MUSON chairman advises govt

The three tiers of government should make the teaching and learning of music compulsory in primary and secondary schools, the chairman of Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON), Kitoye Ibare-Akinsan, has said. . Ibare-Akinsan More...

By Peoplesd On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Dyed Thoughts: A Conversation In And From My Country”

One of the greatest difficulties in reviewing a book made up of articles written at different points in time is uncovering a common thread that unites all the articles contained in it. I must say that this was not More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Board mulls tourism village in Ibadan – Official

The Oyo State Tourism Board said has said that the state government would soon build a tourism village as part of efforts to boost tourism in the state. Mr Gabriel Asaolu, the General Manager of the board, said More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Four Nigerian Poets Make World Poetry Anthology

The works of four Nigerian poets have been chosen for inclusion in a forthcoming publication titled: The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry. The poets are Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Uzor More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Waiting for godot

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) ESTRAGON: I’m going. POZZO: What was it exactly you wanted to know? VLADIMIR: Why he – POZZO: Don’t interrupt me! …..If More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Democratic Interface: Memoirs of a Political Reporter

FRCN seasoned correspondent, Gbenga Onayiga, captures some remarkable moments in Nigeria’s quest for democracy in his 250- page book prelude to his retirement after 35 years of service. Nigerian journalists are More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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The Lion and the Jewel opens in Abuja

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) It has been a very interesting year. With eight different performances and the year is just starting. This is the only way to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Trio for Abuja literary event

Two writers, Iresiri Samson and Yinka Olagbile, and a musician, Zainab Sule, will share the spotlight on the platform of the Abuja Writers’ Forum’s March 29 edition of the popular Guest Writer Session. Kukogho More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Book 6 of ‘Rediscovering The Qur’an’ out in October

By Samira Sadiq The 6th Book of an Islamic publication, ‘Rediscovering The Qur’an,’ will soon be ready. As a matter of fact, it is expected to be out in October, 2014. Its author, Engineer Abubakar A. Fari, More...