Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop

Writers’ Training Institute and Media Career Development Centre present Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop. DATE: Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th of August 2018 VENUE: WTI Training Centre, Ogba, Lagos TIME: 10.30am A practical based interactive session for aspiring writers, freelance writers, prospecting newsletter/magazine publishers, self-published authors and online writers who desire to develop journalistic skills to write creatively to enhance and advance … Continue reading Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop

News: British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, President of Lagos State Medical Women Association of Nigeria and Instagram Sensation, Lasisi Elenu Celebrate World Menstruation Day in Lagos

On Thursday, 24th of May, 2018 PadMan Africa hosted the PeriodConf2018Lagos at the Civic hive, Yaba, Lagos, in celebration of theMay 28 World Menstrual Hygiene Day. This year’s theme was; “No more limit for the girl child”. The one day event was set to address menstrual hygiene management practices in relation to health, education, economic and psychosocial outcome in Nigeria, bringing together different organisations, individuals, … Continue reading News: British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, President of Lagos State Medical Women Association of Nigeria and Instagram Sensation, Lasisi Elenu Celebrate World Menstruation Day in Lagos

Adebisi Olaniyi Launches her Debut titled ‘Pointless’

On Saturday, October 7 2017, adorable and petite author and poet, Adebisi Olaniyi launched her debut entitled “Pointless… A lesson of love as inspired by God.” It was a time of reflection as people gathered to celebrate God’s message to a dying world. More than a book launch, the event was an announcement of hope and a promise of restoration if every man would look … Continue reading Adebisi Olaniyi Launches her Debut titled ‘Pointless’

GrillandRead is One! Celebrates with #APageaDay Campaign Giveaway – Abigail Anaba

People who do not read are always at the bottom rung of the knowledge chain and this often translates to not making any personal or career advances – Abigail Anaba First we brought you the GrillandRead Book Party. Then we brought you SpeedDatingwithBooks. Next we brought you the GrillandRead Reading Festival. And now we present you the GrillandRead Annual Readers Award. We have indeed come … Continue reading GrillandRead is One! Celebrates with #APageaDay Campaign Giveaway – Abigail Anaba

Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

The Prestigious Nigerian Writers Awards is here again; a platform organized to reward excellence, network and celebrate Nigerian Writers of different genres from literature, journalism entertainment and arts also reaching wide to Nigerian writers in the diaspora. It is the first of its kind awards to reward writers of different genres and writers’ supportive brands. Following the successes of the first and second editions, the … Continue reading Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

Made In Naija Fair, AUGUST RUSH, In Colour

The much publicised August edition of Made In Naija Fair tagged AUGUST RUSH went down last weekend. It was a very grand event which set Ikoyi and environs ablaze with bursts of activity. Our purpose is to encourage the youth to become Job Creators, rather than complain of unemployment. So, what is the Made in Naija concept all about? Another buy and sell gathering out … Continue reading Made In Naija Fair, AUGUST RUSH, In Colour

Multi-award Winning Writer, Tomi Adesina, Launches Publicity for Upcoming Book, George’s Pieces of Me (GPOM) – @tomi_adesina

The literary world is getting more exciting by the day with recent influx of amazing new entrants, and innovative twists to writing, publishing and literary events by renowned industry players. One trending literary event that is bound to add to the thrill is the upcoming book launch of George’s Pieces of Me aka GPOM by the brilliant and multi-award winning author, blogger and (screen)writer, Tomi … Continue reading Multi-award Winning Writer, Tomi Adesina, Launches Publicity for Upcoming Book, George’s Pieces of Me (GPOM) – @tomi_adesina

Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
? ​So, editing is beyond correcting typos, grammar and punctuation with text editors like MS Word? Amazing! We can’t stay calm 💃. Our first ever Instagram Page Takeover with  Funmi Adebayo (Instagram handle – @funmie_adebayo is going down in a bit💃 . Details: Date: Tuesday May 16 (TODAY) Time: 12 noon Venue (😂) : our instagram page and blog (@funmiadebayodotcom… Continue reading Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Do You Want To Learn The Secret to Self-publishing Success on Okadabooks?

​ ​ I started writing online in 2012. There was a lot to learn then, thanks to my readers who took it upon themselves to correct my mistakes. However, it wasn’t until 2013 that I ventured out into self-publishing. I started with Amazon and Crestespace. The experience was a sad one as nobody bought my stories. Later that year, I visited Mary Okeke on her … Continue reading Do You Want To Learn The Secret to Self-publishing Success on Okadabooks?