Obasanjo, Buhari to honour Bolanle Awe at book launch, Sept. 29
“The book is a chronicle of 33 Nigerian women whose lives and achievements distinguished as outstanding, and who made notable contributions to the development of Nigeria.”
Chigozie Obioma’s “The Fishermen” – A Deadly Game Between Leviathans And Egrets
“Nigeria is a Western idea that needs to be rethought and turned into an African construct to be viable.”
INTERVIEW: How we shipped 36 million books to Nigeria, others since 1988 – U.S.-based charity
Emeka Offor is the group’s largest single donor of books for Nigeria.
Obiora Udechukwu: Honouring Genius, Moral Integrity
“Through his visual art, poetry, scholarship and social engagements, Udechukwu has inspired countless people.”
Pained Remembrance, Prayers for Vigilance and “The Book of Chibok”
“The Book of Chibok” is an invocation of a landscape and the pillaged psyche of a people outside and inside Chibok on the edge of erasure.
Vanishing Reading Culture Has Inflicted Failed Leadership on Nigeria – Shehu Sani
“Our young people are no more interested in reading books. They prefer to tweet and to post”, Sani said.
Foremost literary scholar, Isidore Okpewho, dies at 74
The don also won many literary awards.
INTERVIEW: Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Is Not the Great African Novel – Onyeka Nwelue
“Young people of my age have no idea who Flora Nwapa was, so they need to be told her story.” – Writer and Budding Film-maker, Onyeka Nwelue
Three Nigerian writers shortlisted for Writivism Literary Prize
No Nigerian made the Kofi Addo Prize for Non Fiction category
11 novelists emerge finalists at NLNG, CORA prize for literature
Eight women are among the shortlisted novelists who competed in Nigerian prose and fiction
82 students to compete in essay writing to mark Soyinka’s 82nd birthday
The organisers say all the essays will be edited and subsequently published into a book.
‘Adieu Soldier and Poet,’ Soyinka pays tribute to Elechi Amadi
“I remain appreciative for the instinctive rapport that marked our encounters, public or private.”
Two Nigerians, others shortlisted for Caine Literary Prize; winner to emerge tonight
The winner of the prize will be announced tonight
Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, talks motherhood, racism in interview with FT
The writer also spoke about her relation with some of the characters in her books, racism, Biafra and American politics.
PREMIUM TIMES’ journalist, 24 others for 2016 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop
The workshop is organized by the multi-award winning writer, Chimamanda Adichie’s Farafina Trust.
Soyinka denies ‘Lagos at 50’ celebrations will run for 12 months
Mr. Soyinka’s membership of the Lagos at 50 committee has been criticized.
Nigerian authors reveal books that shaped their lives
From Achebe to Adichie to Henshaw, Nigerian writers shaped worlds away from literature.
ALARA Art presents ‘Down The Rabbit Hole’ by Logor
Down the Rabbit Hole is Logor’s maiden exhibition with ALARA Art.
Are ‘We Are All Biafrans’? Author, Chido Onumah, explains
Author of We Are All Biafrans, Chido Onumah, explains the central idea behind the book and hopes it sparks a national conversation.