18-year-old wins BBC news Somali young female poet award
Shugri’s poem explores old Somali culture and the cultural utensils that were in use in nomadic life.
Obama recommends Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Adichie books for summer reading
The former U.S. president is visiting Africa next week.
Macron in Lagos: My view of Africa differs from that of many Europeans
The French President was at the Afrika Shrine in Lagos.
Lagos literary event urges reading culture among young Nigerians
At the event, students staged plays that dissect the Nigerian society.
Narrating Lagos: Beyond the Chronicler’s Paltry View
Cole’s narrator makes everyday available for the thief in this book, the owner never had his day. It is a farce.
Group canvasses for better deals for local arts and crafts
Group says talented artists in rural communities live on peanuts as proceeds.
Nigerian writer shortlisted for UK’s biggest literary prize fund
The four prizes will be awarded at The Authors’ Awards on July 19, in London.
Tourism Corporation partners writers for Abuja Literary Festival
The festival is slated for June 28-30, 2018 in the nation’s capital.
BOOK REVIEW: ‘In the Name of our Father’ exposes tragedy of a soulless society
‘If literature is the mirror of the society, ‘In the Name of our Father’ showcases Nigeria in its ugly nakedness.’
New book reveals football in Nigeria started in Calabar
Author, Wiebe Boer, speaks about his new book, The history of football in Nigeria.
25 universities’ contingents in Plateau as Theatre Arts festival begins
The six-day festival begins Sunday, June 3.
Three Nigerian writers shortlisted in prestigious African award
The winner and two runnersup will be announced on June 21.
Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, dies at 85
He published more than 30 books before ending his fiction career in 2009
ART X calls for entries from emerging Nigerian artists
Winner will get a ₦1million grant towards an ambitious project or installation.
“The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” to hit London Theatre
Since the novel was first published in 2010, it has already been under stage lights in Abeokuta.
Nigerian author makes TIMES’ “Next Generation Leaders” list
The 32-year-old is a Hausa-language author of six books featuring forbidden romance
Awujale, Olukotun, others for Segun Adeniyi’s book reading
The book reading will take place on May 17 in Ibadan.
Dorcas online photography competition calls for entries
The contest is part of GTBank’s Art635 Gallery initiative.
Olumide Onadipe’s ‘Connecting the Dots’ opens in Lagos
Connecting the Dots’ exposes the different layers of Onadipe’s artistic personality.
Adekunle Gold, Ituen Basi, seven others for Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange
The event is an initiative of the Embassy of Nigeria in France.