Two Nigerian authors shortlisted for 2019 Women’s Prize for Literature
This is the first time two African authors will be shortlisted the same year.
National Theatre MD, Stella Oyedepo, dies in car crash
Mrs Oyedepo died on Easter Monday while returning to Lagos from an official trip in Calabar, Cross River State.
NBC, NAPTIP DGs to feature at Abuja Writers Session
There will also be reading of poems authored by Pius Adesanmi to honour the late Nigerian scholar.
Back talent with professional training, Nike Okundaye advises artists
The renowned textile artist, who once featured as a lead actress in a Yoruba film titled, ‘Ayaba’, said a formal training in the arts will give any artist an added advantage.
Popular Yoruba writer, Oladejo Okediji, dies at 89
The octogenarian novelist died in the early hours of Wednesday.
Book Review X-raying Elnathan’s ‘Becoming Nigerian A Guide’
”With this book, the author has been able to gain the attention of the reader and perhaps shown them how the ‘Nigerian God’ can indeed bless their hustle if they take the timeless tips he is offering…”
Fusion of art, music as Maker Lab Exhibition holds in Lagos
The programme celebrated artists that included visual artist Ruby Okoro.
Book Review: Flipping financial forte through “Borrowing Made Easy”
‘The book engenders a paradigm shift capable of accelerating the global pursuit to end poverty.’
NLNG calls for entries in 2019 literature, science, literary criticism prize
The event, which is sponsored by sponsored by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, is currently in its 15th year.
Black History Month: Africa must tap potentials of Africans in the diaspora – Panel
A don says Nigerians in the diaspora remitted about $9 trillion home last year.
Lagos govt seeks return of ‘Lander stool’ from British Museum
The stool was taken from the country during the colonial period.
Book Launch: At ‘Afonja the Rise’ launch, literary experts make case for Yoruba culture rebirth
The book tells the story of the interplay of politics in the old Oyo Empire.
Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
The controversy around Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continues in death as it did in life.
New Nigerian Copyright Commission boss pledges positive impact
The official says the commission will be proactive in the execution of its mandate.
‘Americanah’, ‘Things Fall Apart’ make Obama’s favourite 2018 books list
‘Americanah’, which is reportedly being made into a film, is Adichie’s critically acclaimed third novel.
2018 Calabar cultural carnival kicks-off with 25 states
”Why should Africa wait for the Western world to tell its story and show its own heritage.”
Fusion of dance, drama as ‘Made in Nigeria’ poetry event holds
Chukwumerije held the audience spellbound for a little over two hours when he performed 20 poetry pieces in drama form.
Chimamanda Adichie concludes creative writing workshop in Lagos
The event was organised in partnership with Trace TV and Venator Partners Ltd.
Nigerian professor, Ugandan win Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature
Another Nigerian was the runner-up for the prize.