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How Sub-Saharan Africa can rescue itself

One of the books that changed the thinking of many during our undergraduate days was Walter Rodney’s How Europe Underdeveloped Africa. Rodney in the book tried to paint the picture of how the actions/inactions of the Europeans impoverished the people of Africa. After going through the book, most of us were infuriated about the Europeans.

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Akubuiro’s Prodigals in Paradise read at UNILAG

The venue was the Faculty of Arts Boardroom, University of Lagos, and the book in focus was Henry Akubuiro’s debut novel, Prodigals in Paradise. And as expected it was filled to the brim as students and lecturers from English Department, reporters and other art lovers came to participate in the monthly Book Reading session in honour of writer and journalist Mr. Henry Akubuiro, the Arts Editor of The Sun Newspaper.

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Photography is big business – Segun Olotu

Bayo Omoboriowo inspires me a lot. Bayo has inspired and is still inspiring most of us. It has got to the point that if I need advice, the first person I call is Bayo. He has made impact in the lives of many photographers in Nigeria, and he has inspired me to do more. I also look up to George Oshodi, TY Bello, and a number of others.

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The creative industry cannot survive with strong regulation – Lai Mohammed

Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has submitted, based on the discussions during the 2-day Creative Nigeria Summit that the creative industry cannot survive with stringent regulations nor can it survive without strong collaboration with intellectual property lawyers, IT experts, and financiers. The minister made this submission while addressing a press conference at the end of the 2-day summit which held at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos.

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