Sunday, April 20, 2014

Securing Nigeria Through Intelligence, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

National Security: Intelligence and Community Partnership Approach Edited by Solomon E Arase; LawLords Publications, Lagos & Abuja;2013; 242pp National security is... read more

Chimamanda Adichie: The Price of Genius By James Eze

Chimamanda Adichie Adichie seems to be always drawn to “stabbing at something new.”…... read more

Iconic photographer, Peter Obe, passes on at 81

Peter Obe Iconic photographer, Peter Oyeyemi Obe, who brought the swampy gloom of the Nigerian civil war horror to public... read more

Neo Africanus: In Teju Cole’s World, By Akin Adesokan

Akin Adesokan Of the many encounters in which Julius, the protagonist of Open City, Teju Cole’s elegantly disarming novel, finds himself,... read more

Reinvention of Fagunwa from CHAMS to CBAAC, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I was greatly thrilled by the recent 3-Day International Conference in Akure, capital of Ondo State, in memory of a... read more

Book Review: To Negotiate Nigeria

Book Title: Nigeria is Negotiable – Essays on Nigeria’s Tortuous Road to Democracy and Nationhood Author: Chido Onumah Publishers: African... read more

Governors Fayemi, Aregbesola to unveil Onumah’s new book, “Nigeria is Negotiable”

Mr. Onumah is an author and an activist. Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Rauf Aregbesola of the State... read more

Chimamanda leads other writers to 2013 Literary Evening in Lagos

In this piece, Chimamanda Adichie extols Chinua Achebe at 82 KCEE is set to thrill guests at the event Chimamanda... read more

A Mirror Unto a Depraved Bohemian Class, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Title: A Quiet Revolutionary Author: Ibrahim Buhari Publisher: Kraft Books Date of Publication: 2012 Pages: 173    For this holiday season, my recommendation is... read more

Spectacle, Words, and Performance, are the Essence of Creativity, says Professor Sekoni at 70

Dr Ropo Sekoni, a retired Professor of Comparative literature, and chair, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Reporting, turns 70 saturday,... read more

MTV searches for talented Nigerian artists to create Shuga comic book

The Shuga Comic Book will be published by Kachifo in January 2014.…... read more

Encomium’s ‘White Gig’ party returns

The party will be held in August.…... read more

Chimamanda Adichie’s AMERICANAH wins American prize

Chimamanda Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s third novel, AMERICANAH, has been awarded the2013 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for fiction. The Heartland... read more

A Global Garden for Mandela in Nigeria, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Mandela Garden Prototype The whole wide world is stark awake, day and night, waiting for the Mandela hour. But there’s... read more

Nigeria’s Tope Folarin wins 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing

Tope Folarin, Winner, 2013 Caine Prize For African Writing Tope Folarin is the fifth Nigerian to win the Caine Prize,... read more

Nigeria launches new tourism identity

Nigeria has a lot to showcase to the world. Elizabeth Embu …... read more

“Soldiers Of Fortune: From Buhari to Babangida”– A Review By Femi Fani-Kayode

One of the most important foundations of any civilised society is a good knowledge of its own history. I therefore... read more

The Unsung Book World of ABIC in Enugu

ABIC Books published Chinua Achebe’s “The University and the Leadership Factor in Nigerian Politics”, an interesting 26-page monograph published in... read more

Why Wole Soyinka hates me — Adewale Maja-Pearce

Writer Adewale Maja-Pearce … Photo: Courtesy www.thenewgong.com The exchange of brickbats between Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, and writer, Adewale Maja-Pearce, has taken... read more

Bauchi Town agog as Atiku’s son, Mua’zu’s daughter wed

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Atiku’s son paid N1million and a flashy car as bride price.…... read more

Raoul da Silva’s ‘Inner Worlds, Outer Space,’

The carpenter will hold his exhibition at Wheatbaker on June 8.…... read more

3-year-old photographer to stage exhibition in Lagos

The three year old will show case a collection of street photographs he has captured in his brief life time.…... read more

Great News: Four of five finalists in 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing are Nigerians

Writer Elnathan John is one of those shortlisted for the prize… Photo: Courtesy ynaija via google The shortlist for the... read more

205 authors vie for Nigeria Prize for Literature

NLNG Plant This year’s prize focuses on poetry.…... read more

GNEXT plans home makeover for Nigerian flag designer, Akinkunmi

Taiwo Akinkunmi designed the Nigerian flag at the age of 25.…... read more