Welcome to the second issue of the ZODML newsletter! This month we highlight some of our projects with which we've kicked off the school year, recommend an unconventional romance tale set in Lagos and feature another short story for your reading pleasure. The response to our inaugural short story contest was wonderful and we will announce the winner in our November newsletter. The competition is ongoing, so do submit your work - you could feature in our December newsletter and win a prize!
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New from the Library

ZODML donates books to Gbara Community Senior Secondary School Library

A recent rainy day saw ZODML visiting Gbara Community Senior Secondary School in Lekki to donate books to their library...Read More

The CATHY Reward Scheme – Encouraging a Love of Reading

In order to further promote a strong reading culture amongst children, ZODML has established a new reading programme at its main library in Ikoyi...Read More

Book Recommendation

The Spider King's Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo

"Lagos is the Nigerian capital of romance. Every guy is a toaster and every girl is a babe in Eko," says Chibundu Onuzo, the youngest author to be signed by prestigious publishing house Faber and Faber, in a recent interview with Brittle Paper. For those who know the city as a fast-moving place where there's barely time to snatch lunch...Read More


The Digital Learning Centre and Community

ZODML has taken advantage of new technology in line with its mission of providing channels through which people can access information and learning tools by establishing the Digital Learning Centre (DLC). The DLC is focused on raising awareness on the seminal role information and communication technology (ICT) plays in enhancing the scope, reach and quality of education...Read More

Short Story

Hope and Faith by Arierhi Esiri

Leaving for Africa was something which I was unsure of. I knew of the general economic situation in West Africa so I was not alarmed when I was told that we weren’t going to stay in a four star hotel or in the nicest of African cities...Read More

Call for Short Stories

Do you have a flair for writing? Fancy yourself as the next Chimamanda Adichie? Then send your short stories to us and you could win a prize and have your work feature in our December newsletter! Learn More

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