Nigeria: Managing Director of State-Owned Newspaper Dismissed for Writing, Publishing Article Disparaging President

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Nigeria: Scroll Magazine Publisher Escapes Death – 2009-01-16

THE publisher of the Scroll magazine, Janet Mba, escaped death by the whiskers yesterday after a gang of 15 armed men suspected to be robbers invaded her Arepo Journalists' quarters house in Ogun...

Nigeria: 'Book Fairs Are Not Selling Points for Publishers' – 2009-01-12

Mallam Sanusi Abdullahi Nassarawa is the Director of Reasearch and Development in the National Library and also Co-ordinator of the Northern Nigeria International Book Fair Trust, organisers of the...

Gunmen free abducted author in SE Nigeria

People's Daily – 2009-01-07

Unknown gunmen who abducted renowned author Captain Elechi Amadi on Monday night in his home in Port Harcourt, southeast Nigeria's Rivers State, released him to his family on Tuesday night....

Nigeria: Police Arrest Publisher – 2008-12-09

THE publisher of the Niger-Delta Detail and Isoko Detail Newspapers, Mr. Richard Ogbage has been arrested by police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Delta State Police...

Nigeria: Police Arrest Leadership Publisher, Editors – 2008-11-17

Police yesterday arrested and detained the Publisher of Leadership Newspaper and some of his editors.

Nigeria: Managing Director of State-Owned Newspaper Dismissed for Writing, Publishing Article Disparaging President – 2008-08-25

Copyright © 2008 Media Rights Agenda. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media ( ). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections -- or for permission to...

Pearson ups stake in Longman Nigeria

The Bookseller – 2008-08-07

Pearson has increased its interest in Longman...

Nigeria: 'Mediocres Are Killing Country's Publishing Industry' – 2008-07-21

Sam Asowata is a poet, journalist and book editor.

Using Star Power to Repair Nigeria’s Image

New York Times – 2008-07-10

Nduka Obaigbena, a Nigerian media mogul — part Bono, part P. Diddy — has been challenging his country’s often brutal kleptocracy for decades.

Nigeria: TV Digitalisation - Three Men in Search of Great Content – 2008-07-09

AS the country sets the 2012 target for all TV stations in Nigeria to go digital and conform with the rest of the world, three men reacted separately in Los Angeles penultimate week all looking for...

Nigeria: FRCN Launches Book On Obasanjo Tomorrow

allAfrica – 2012-02-20

[Daily Trust] The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) will tomorrow launch a book it published on the policies of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Nigeria: 'I Love Adventures, Read Great Books By Great Writers'

allAfrica – 2012-02-13

[Leadership] Nurudeen Rafindadi, is the Chief Executive Officer of Afri Project Consortium, a multi disciplinary consulting firm and national President of...

Nigeria: Bookshop to Curb Ignorance With a Discount

allAfrica – 2012-02-10

[Daily Trust] Abuja-based Islamic bookshop, De-Minaret International has announced a 25 percent discount on its stock with a view to attract readership to curb...

Nigeria: Ta Cannot Be Loyal to Abia People and Orji Kalu - Okereke

allAfrica – 2012-03-06

[Vanguard] Mr Jenson Okereke is the Senior Special Assistant on Public Relations to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State. He is also the author of a new book,...

Nigeria: Notes From the Civil War

allAfrica – 2012-03-07

[This Day] Onuora Nzeakwu released his latest publication Troubled Dust at the NAN Conference Centre in Lagos last week, Adewole Ajao writes

Nigeria: Never Judge a Book By Its Cover - Njamah

allAfrica – 2012-03-12

[Leadership] Empress Njamah is not only your kind of girl; she is also a talented actress that has been in the industry for years. But like all celebrities, she has...

Nigeria: Youngstars Launches Movie and Book

allAfrica – 2012-03-16

[Leadership] A youth development Youngstars foundation has launched film titled I voted, Now Wetin.

Nigeria: Osoba Breaks Journalism Rule at Book Launch

allAfrica – 2012-03-23

[This Day] With a demeanour that typified fulfilment and accomplishment, former governor of Ogun State and veteran journalist, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Thursday broke...

Sect publishes video of Nigeria newspaper attack

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-01

(05-01) 11:15 PDT LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A radical Islamist sect published a video Tuesday showing a smiling suicide bomber drive into the offices of a major Nigerian newspaper and blow himself up,...

New Africa: how a bank executive became Nigeria's leading publisher

Guardian – 2012-08-25

Muhtar Bakare is a passionate believer in story telling, which is why he gave up finance for fictionMuhtar Bakare believes in the quietest of revolutions. He thinks what we read can change us. He has...

“Americanah”: The many voices of America and Nigeria – 2013-08-23

Chimamanda Adichie's novel of African immigrants in the U.S. gets a bravura performance from Adjoa Andoh

My Conversation Examining the Tragedy of Nigeria's Stolen Girls

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-20

Tonight on PBS I have a conversation with Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of, and Amber Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, which...

Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a New Kind of African Romance

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-12-18

Ankara Press, a new digital imprint of Nigeria's Cassava Republic, has aims to deliver "romances that reflect the complexity" of modern African lives. The post Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a...

Invidious Comparisons: Asymmetric Massacres in France and Nigeria

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-16

"A week is a long time in politics," to use words from my old country's late and somewhat unloved Prime Minister Harold Wilson. In the media too, inevitably. A remarkably packed media week...

Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-12-01

Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016. The post Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK...

Valentine’s Play: Nigeria’s Ankara Press Releases First Romances in Print

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-02-13

'A new kind of romance' is the goal of Abuja's Ankara Press, which focuses on romantic fiction written by African authors. The post Valentine’s Play: Nigeria’s Ankara Press Releases First...

VIDEO: Meet Nigeria's comic book superheroes

BBC World – 2016-02-19

The BBC visits Nigeria's Comic Republic - a team inventing and illustrating comic book superheroes with homegrown names.

Nigeria’s Balaraba Ramat Yakubu: Translating Injustice Into Inspiration

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-23

Turning her own story into women's rights advocacy, Nigeria's Balaraba Ramat Yakubu is the first female Hausa-language writer to be translated into English. The post Nigeria’s Balaraba Ramat...

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