How to Inculcate Reading Habit into Your Child

How to Inculcate Reading Habit into Your Child

Children who are exposed to books from an early age do not only tend to develop a high level of IQ than those who are not, there is also the high tendency of performing excellently in their academics than other children. However, most parents fail to realize this, and...
Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka born 13 July 1934), known as Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honoured in that category. Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family in...
Some Notable Quotes on Reading

Some Notable Quotes on Reading

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn “The...
How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” — W. Somerset Maugham If reading is a habit you’d like to cultivate, there are a number of ways to do it. Set times. You...
Bring Back the Book

Bring Back the Book

For book lovers and the book industry in Nigeria, last week was a week to remember for a long time. It was one week to remember  for  two significant things that happened, which underline the importance of book  to  the general well being of Nigeria as a nation. First...
Forming A Reading Club

Forming A Reading Club

Forming A Reading Club Our future leaders – our children – are growing up with less attraction for books and serious reading. They like to watch television, especially addictive cartoon channels. They surf the internet for chatting, social networking, entertainment...
The Power of Reading

The Power of Reading

The Power of Reading Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham once said, “It is virtually impossible to become proficient at a mental task without extended practice.” Reading is no different. The reading students do each day represents a form of self-guided practice,...
Change is Education

Change is Education

Change is Education It must have been sometime in 1999 when my stylish finance professor in university shared her personal career journey with us, wide-eyed third-year students. She spoke about her remarkable career and her decision to leave corporate America to...
Setting up Your Reading Experience

Setting up Your Reading Experience

Setting up Your Reading Experience Reading requires a level of concentration that is not always easy to attain. You can improve your focus by finding a good place to read, energizing your body and mind, and bolstering your enthusiasm about the book itself. Committing...