Nigerian photographer makes Portrait of Britain shortlist
The Portrait of Britain is a foremost photography competition in the United Kingdom.
In new eBook, Nigerian writer challenges youth to ‘push dreams’
The idea, she says, is to motivate youth to aspire to be more.
Contemplation Is African: A Conversation With Teju Cole
Categories like Afro-pessimism are just a little bit empty, sometimes.
LIVE UPDATES: Books on social disorder, ethnic polarisation unveiled in Abuja
The two books explore the subject of religious polarisation.
Nigerian who crossed Mediterranean narrates own tale in new book ‘Irregular Migrant’
The writer also speaks about what inspired the book.
Dance, drama takes center stage at Eko Theatre Festival
Wole Soyinka’s “A Dance of the Forests” was featured on stage.
Nigerian writer wins UK’s biggest literary prize fund
The winner says he wrote the novel to help draw attention to a myriad of issues in Nigeria.
Nigerian writer named judge for 2019 Man Booker International Prize
The Man Booker International Prize, launched in 2005, is an international literary award hosted in the UK
Duke University confers honorary degree on Chimamanda Adichie
Adichie received the award alongside Marry Bara, Chairman of General Motors.
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