Lagos expects over 2,000 visitors as Fringe Festival opens Nov 19
The festival will feature performances by young artists from Nigeria, Senegal, UK, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Ghana, Portugal and many more.
12 takeaways from the book about Dapo Olorunyomi (Dapsy), By Yomi Fawehinmi
“People like Dapsy are rare so their experiences documented in a book will make a lot of difference.”
Winner emerges for BBC News Pidgin Essay competition
“I could not believe it when I was told that I am the winner of 2019 BBC News Pidgin essay competition.”
Nigeria engages tech group to digitise artefacts, museums, others
The project is to take digital images of artefacts and monuments in all museums in the country.
Abuja Carnival 2019: Lai Mohammed calls for sponsorship, repackaging
“If we restructure the carnival in a manner that our finances can handle, we will do it. The key to this is sponsorship.”
Why I wrote a book on Heineken’s practises in Africa – Dutch Journalist
During an evening of book reading and signing on Tuesday at Roving Heights bookstore, Abuja, Mr Beemen expounded his claim.
UI students publish anthology on Nigerian campus experiences
The anthology is a collection of 100 stories that centre on the nuances of campus life experiences such as sex-for-grade, cultism, rape, frustration, triumph, struggles and trials.
RovingHeights Abuja to host Olivier Van Beemen, author of ‘Heineken In Africa’
The audience will interrogate Mr Van Beemen’s expose on Heineken and its excesses in Africa.
BOOK REVIEW: The Man Lives: A Conversation with Wole Soyinka on Life, Literature, and Politics by Okey Ndibe
Mr Ndibe provides an inside look into the life of Soyinka in a manner that masterfully captures the enigmatic laureate’s literary, social and political engagements.
Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk emerge Nobel prize winner for literature
Olga Tokarczuk was named the winner of 2018 edition which was delayed by a year after a crisis in the academy sparked by sexual allegations
Lai Mohammed unveils agenda for Nigeria’s culture, tourism sector
Mr Mohammed said it was not true that he paid more attention to the information sector during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term.
Osinbajo urges support for Nigeria’s creative industry
The vice president said the Nigerian creative industry is in a critically innovative moment
BOOK REVIEW: ‘Successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs: How They Started’
In 12 chapters, the book shows young contemporary businessmen and women, spanning enterprises from broadcasting to construction through couture, dairy production, public relations, innovative digital platforms, health products and cosmetology.
Over 70 exhibiting artists, others for 2019 ART X Lagos
This year the show will celebrate some of Lagos’ most exciting emerging and underground mavericks.
Nigerian experts discuss use of language for sustainable development
Mr Obanya, an emeritus Professor, delivered a paper on the essence of technological advancement and the influence on the media on language.
Akpojotor showcases ‘If Walls Could Speak’ in Lagos
The solo exhibition includes 38 oil paintings, pencil sketches, seminal works in wood, and an installation of copper sculptures
Book Review: Imminent River: A Transcontinental Saga
There is the compelling need for me to go back to the publishing of Alex Haley’s Roots in 1976 to find a book that bears comparison to Anaele Ihuoma’s debut novel Imminent River.
Nigerian poet selected for U.S. govt writing programme
To date, 34 Nigerian literary figures have participated in the IWP Fall Residency.
Nigerian filmmaker releases book on sexual abuse, domestic violence
The author seeks to rehabilitate victims of sexual abuse especially commercial sex workers.
Nigerian blogger, Japheth Prosper, unveils new book
Mr Prosper is widely known for over a hundred short stories which he regularly circulates on social media.