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.
BOOK REVIEW: Chidi Odinkalu’s review of Chido Onumah’s “We Are All Biafrans”
Chidi Odinkalu stated one of the reason of Nigeria’s failure is our collective tendency towards convenient amnesia.
Nigerians poor at documenting nation’s history – Kukah
Bishop Kukah says the nation would face less problems if its history is preserved and told.
In Rivers, Nigerians pick poetry as weapon of protest amid national challenges
‘Democracy’ – a poem by the late African-American poet, Langston Hughes – could be regarded as the poem of the moment.
Book on Nigeria’s flawed federalism “We Are All Biafrans” for public release
We are all Biafrans is a clarion call to reclaim a country that is on the verge of national suicide.
Cambridge University Press begins production in Nigeria, promises affordable books
Cambridge University Press publishes locally relevant and accessible books for students in more than 50 countries.
AUN students display talents at Aproko Musical Theatre
At the colourful night, students showcased talents through music, drama, and dance.
Meet Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature
Mujila is the first Francophone writer to win the prestigious Etisalat Prize, the first ever pan-African prize celebrating debut fiction books by African authors
Congo DRC writer, Fiston Mujila, wins Etisalat Prize For Literature
Mr. Mujila was unveiled at the award ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday night.
Gerald Chukwuma’s ‘People’s Paradise’ opens March 21
The exhibition of 43 artworks features wooden slats, as well as new watercolour paintings and sculptures.
Five-year-old inspired mum to write Ibibio folktales
“It then dawned on me that our folktales were dying out.”
Copyrights society seeks to make music, arts profitable
COSON organises forum to chart a new course for copyrights issues
Soyinka asks government to compensate artists displaced from National Theatre
The Nobel Laureate says displaced artists must seek compensation for the destruction of their works and other belongings.
Prolific Nigerian author, Bisi Daniels, launches bestselling books on Amazon
Mr. Daniels has written over 20 books including five children books, seven novels, inspirational books and plays.