Lantern Storybook of the Week: Hopes and Betrayals

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Joke and Vincent are both born-again Christians. They have been courting for years. The families of the couple are anxiously waiting for Joke to complete her National Youth Service Corps, so as to solemnize the couple’s marriage in the church. In the process, someone else enters the picture. Joke meets Dele, her close friend’s brother.

Will Joke and Vincent’s relationship remain the same afterwards?

Find out in Hopes and Betrayals by Matthew Adeta.

Hopes and Betrayals is available for purchase online here and can also be found in these outlets nationwide.


Lantern Storybook of the Week: The Greedy Little Bird by Olamide Bamtefa

Greedy Little Bird1.gifOnce upon a time, a little boy named Dayo worked in a big house as a cleaner. He was from a poor family and could barely get enough to eat daily. Most of the servants at the big house were very cruel to him, except the cook who usually gave him crumbs of bread to eat. Continue reading


Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the one closest to the Sun.

It is a very hot planet which has a barren surface which looks similar to Earth’s moon.


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Facts about Diabetes

  • The full medical name for diabetes is Diabetes Mellitus
  • There are 3 main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Diabetes affects around 370 million adults worldwide
  • Sedentary lifestyle (A lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity) is a major cause of diabetes.
  • Exercise and diet can either reduce or delay the incidence of diabetes by over 50%.