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Book unlocks vital lessons of experience

The great philosopher, Socrates, once said, “an unexamined life is not worth living” and the Bible in Hosea 4:6 also said that “my people perish for lack of knowledge”. And events in and around the world reveals that it is real, and that is why developed nations do not play with the study of history as a subject. History is just the record of past experiences and it is good because without the past, many cannot make it in the future.

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Aig-Imoukhuede’s books document Nigerian festivals

After 53 years of painstaking research and documentation, poet, cultural icon and writer, Pa Frank Aig-Imoukhuede, last week unveiled his two new books. The presentation of the books titled A Calendar of Traditional Nigerian Festivals and Between God and Man: Meaning and Essence in Traditional Nigeria Festivals was attended by eminent personalities and literary giants. It was commendation galore for the man’s sterling attributes and for coming out with such landmark books that speaks well about Nigeria.

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Race for Sisi-Eko @50 kicks off in Lagos

The journey of who wins the 2017 star prize of Diamond bank sponsored annual Vision of The Child, VoTC competition with the theme “Sisi-Eko@50: Ageing Gracefully or Na So So Pancake?kicked off last week with the announcement of the modalities by the organisers. This edition is specially designed to celebrate the 50th birthday anniversary of Lagos, by showcasing the rich intellectual resources of its children and youths.

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Book unlocks vital lessons of experience

The great philosopher, Socrates, once said, “an unexamined life is not worth living” and the Bible in Hosea 4:6 also said that “my people perish for lack of knowledge”. And events in and around the world reveals that it is real, and that is why developed nations do not play with the study of history as a subject. History is just the record of past experiences and it is good because without the past, many cannot make it in the future.

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The misapplication of woman power

Chimdi Maduagwu’s novel, Women Without Hearts (UNILAG Press; Lagos) steps into the loop and offers interesting insights to the complex relationship that exists between men and women in the modern world. The novel presents an intriguing lifestyle of some young women on a journey to success in their chosen careers. The desperate bid to climb the social ladder through despicable means and the exploitation of the weaknesses of powerful men in order to achieve their desired goals is at the heart of this captivating narrative.

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