#LABAF2015 Diary. Day 1

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The #LABAF2015 rolled out events for the first day. There was a lot private  discussions with new acquittance at the exhibition floor.

There were conversations on the environmental challenges that reckless oil exploration has done not only to the environment but the mental value chain in Nigeria. Nnimmo Bassey, Ayo Osho,and other experts and scholars contributed to the conversation 

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   Toni Kan, writer and PR guru and Maxim Uzoatu, judges of the Ken Saro Wiwa review competition talked about their private encounters with the late Ken Saro Wiwa. Toni Kan said Ken wasn’t a very tall man but was always challenging the tall powers of oppression, while Maxim said Ken Saro Wiwa spent his money on anything he believed in and was passionate man. They both shared in moments of humour with Ken Saro Wiwa.

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The shortlist of the prize were Chitzi Ogbumgbada, Adebiyi Olusolape and Benson Eluma. From the…

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