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AUGUST 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE by OKEY NDIBE

AUGUST 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE by OKEY NDIBE

“A thrill to read, and yet offers powerful insights into the trials, prospects, and triumphs of being an immigrant in America. In a style that is impressively skillful, Ndibe masterfully conveys the odysseys of his early life in Nigeria and as well as his immigrant life in the US. I have never laughed harder in recent years when reading a book.”  Sahara Reporters  

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB REVIEWS AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB REVIEWS AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI

OluSegun Adeniyi’s Against the Run of Play was the focus of the Rainbow Book Club monthly book reading that held on the 29th of July at Le Meridien, Ogeyi Place, Port Harcourt. Those present at the book reading agreed that this book was filled with vital information on the political history of Nigeria. As the discussion kicked off, Mr Amachree Danagogo pointed out an attitude […]

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JULY 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI

JULY 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI

‘Against the Run of Play takes an intense look at Nigerian politics at a time when an entrenched political party was defeated in a presidential election after 16 unbroken years in power. This book offers the reader a narrative explanation and an unusual insight into the major human and institutional factors that led up to the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.’

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PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF DRUMS OF EMOTION by JUSTICE CHIKA WILLIAMS

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF DRUMS OF EMOTION by JUSTICE CHIKA WILLIAMS

Justice Chikadibia Williams, author of Drums of Emotion and Event Manger for the Institute of Arts & Culture at the University of Port Harcourt launched his book on the 7th of June 2017 at the Amatu Braide Hall, UNIPORT. The event which featured live performances of selected poems from the book was attended by various lovers of poetry. Justice, in his welcome address expressed his […]

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BILL CLINTON CO-WRITES THRILLER NOVEL- THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING

BILL CLINTON CO-WRITES THRILLER NOVEL- THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING

Reminiscing on his time in the Oval Office, Former president Bill Clinton writes a thriller with best-selling author James Patterson titled The President Is Missing. Going by his statement, The 42nd President of the United States said it has been a lot of fun working on a book about a sitting President — drawing on what he knows about the job, life in the White […]

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RAINBOW TAKES A CLASS AT ALAKIJA’S ‘UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE’

RAINBOW TAKES A CLASS AT ALAKIJA’S ‘UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE’

The Rainbow Book Club on the 23rd of June 2017, held its monthly book reading at Le Meridian Ogeyi Place, Port Harcourt. The book in focus was University of Marriage by Mrs. Folorunso Alakija. Present at the reading were various married and single individuals who gave their intelligent and honest opinion of the book relating some of the author’s points and examples to real life […]

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JUNE 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE by FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA

JUNE 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE by FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA

‘…at a time when many marriages end in divorce, leaving many a family in emotional and financial disarray, Mrs Alakija advises each and every one of us to work on our marriages… the lifelong journey of a couple, together, in good times and in bad, is the University of Marriage every husband and wife needs to attend…’ This month as we mark global day of […]

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COUNTERCULTURE – A LETTER TO THE NIGERIAN CHILD by Koko Kalango

COUNTERCULTURE – A LETTER TO THE NIGERIAN CHILD by Koko Kalango

Dear Nigerian child, today the nation will pause to ponder the issues that concern you. The news would be agog with all manner of socio analyses and statistics flying left right and centre over you.  I have learnt so much from working with you for close to two decades. I love your zeal for knowledge. I admire your passion for life, your inquisitive innocence; I […]

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THE RIVERS STATE OF MY DREAM; RAINBOW BOOK CLUB HOLD ESSAY COMPETITION AND BOOK READING TO MARK RIVERS STATE GOLDEN JUBILEE AND CHILDREN’S DAY

In celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Rivers State and Children’s Day, the Rainbow Book Club organized a writing competition titled ‘THE RIVERS STATE OF MY DREAM’ The event, which held at Alliance Francaise, was attended by over 100 students from 20 primary and secondary schools in Port Harcourt. It held on the 26th of May, 2017.     After the essay competition there was […]

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MAY 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is 17 SECRETS OF HIGH-FLYING STUDENTS by FELA DUROTOYE

MAY 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is 17 SECRETS OF HIGH-FLYING STUDENTS by FELA DUROTOYE

‘If you desire success in your academics and life as a whole, this is your chance to make your dreams come true… packed full with exciting life-changing stories, nuggets and principles, 17 Secrets Of High- Flying Students gives you the wings to fly….’ From the book cover This month, as we celebrate Children’s Day, the Rainbow Book Club recommends Fela Durotoye’s book not just for […]

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