Nigerian Writer, Helen Oyeyemi, wins PEN USA 2017 OPEN BOOK Award
Helen Oyeyemi’s latest triumph is seen as a remarkable feat considering the impressive names on the shortlist of finalists.
Nigerian novel shortlisted for Kingston University Big Read 2017
The novel is one of the six shortlisted titles to be considered for staff and students to read.
Ex-Army Chief, Bamaiyi, plans tell-all book on Abacha regime role
Mr. Bamaiyi is seen as one of the henchmen of the 1993-1998 Abacha regime.
130-year-old Harvard Law Review elects Nigerian as first black woman president
Former U.S. President Barack Obama was the first black to be elected president of the Harvard Review in 1990.
Tributes pour in for late novelist, Buchi Emecheta
The author died on Wednesday.
Lagos to honour late Gbadamosi with arts exhibition
“We want to do a monthly build up of Lagos at 50 by organising a programme on 27th of every month.”
Two Nigerians challenge South African for Etisalat Prize for Literature
The winner for the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature will be unveiled at the Grand Finale in Lagos.
Reconsidering Paulo Freire’s “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”
Given that the task of transforming the situation of oppression involves struggle and resistance, is violence inevitable?
Nigerian writers compete with other African counterparts for literature prize
Elnathan John’s Born on a Tuesday is one of the shortlisted books.
Nigerian wins international writing contest, to be honoured in Hollywood
The Nigerian was chosen from a group of 8 finalists.
Anenih’s Bundle of Fallacies, Self Praise and Half Truths
Most of the pages of the book end up being an exercise in self-praise and a denigration of others.
Omolara Ogundipe-Leslie: Between the Literary, the Feminine and the Cultural
Stiwanism, in Molara Ogundipe’s fertile imagination, takes off from the need to retrieve female dignity and agency, into a larger continental reform of institutional restrictions.
Detailing the Politics of Lagos Outdoor Advertising During the 2015 Elections
There is need for reflection now, even as the electioneering wounds of the out-of-home advertising industry are yet to heal.
With Nobel Win, I Consider Myself In Very Rare Company – Bob Dylan
Not once have I ever had the time to ask myself, “Are my songs literature?”
Nigerian University alumni, others to host photo exhibition in honour of IDPs
Adamawa State governor, Muhammad Jibrila, will serve as special guest of honour at the event.
Abuja Carnival credible platform for national unity, peaceful co-existence – Buhari
The carnival opened on Saturday.
Literary icon, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, to headline Ake Arts and Book Festival
The power-pack event will hold between November 15 and 19 at the Arts and Cultural Centre in Kuto, Abeokuta.
Chudi Offodile: Perfecting Biafra’s Uncompleted Narratives
“I have tried to present a …complete story of that era as much as possible, to enable the younger generation have a fuller picture of what happened.”
Water, Water Everywhere Around Lagos, But Not a Drop to Drink
“This report brings to the fore the problem of access to water as a human rights issue.”