Nigerian artist wins Nefertiti prize for African creativity
Mr Kolo won the visual art category with his artwork ‘The Cords of Yesterday’.
Chimamanda speaks of ‘cruel grief’ after father’s death
James Adichie, an emeritus professor of Statistics and Mathematics, University of Nigeria Nsukka, passed on June 10 in Anambra after battling a brief illness.
Nigerian writer becomes first black to win ‘author of the year’ British award
Another Nigeria writer wins the crime and thriller book of the year.
I have a crush on Tiwa Savage – Popular Kenyan writer
The writer equally likes three other Nigerian musicians: Falz, Simi and Burna Boy.
Nobel Prize for Literature’s irrelevant to Africans – Kenyan Writer Alex Nderitu
Alex Nderitu also speaks about his other passion and his favourite Nigerian musicians.
Nigerian artist selected for prestigious U.S. art residency
Victor Ehikhamenor will join The Neon Museum for eight weeks to create artwork inspired by the museum’s collection, starting from October 26 to December 18,
‘Gone with the Wind’ returns to HBO Max with commentary on slavery
The Oscar-winning 1939 film was pulled two weeks ago as the U.S. began a mass reckoning with systemic racism
Trump moves to halt publication of ex-aide’s book on White House
“This is the book Donald Trump doesn’t want you to read. There hasn’t been a detailed, inside account on how this president makes decisions on a day-to-day basis, until now.”
Netflix, Mo Abudu partner for movie adaptation of Soyinka, Shoneyin’s books
A major highlight of this partnership will be the on-screen adaptations of literary works by two critically-acclaimed Nigerian authors.
How I fell into depression after writing ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ – Adichie
Ms Adichie said the book, which tells the story of the Biafran war, was based on the experiences of her family during the war that claimed her grandfathers’ lives.
COVID-19: Nigerian artist raises awareness on depression
The works “represent the everyday experiences of people struggling with depression and anxiety”.
INTERVIEW: Why I wrote historical play ‘Afonja’ – Playwright, Sakky Jojo
The author speaks on the controversy surrounding the dramatic narrative of the play.
Nigerian writer wins 2020 Commonwealth short-story prize for African region
23-year-old Innocent Ilo is the youngest writer to be awarded the Africa region prize since its establishment in 2012
Three Nigerian writers shortlisted for AKO Caine Prize
The Caine Prize is an annual literary award for the best original short story by an African writer.
BOOK REVIEW: Ayinla Omowura: The man who sat on 200 needles, By Lasisi Olagunju
This article by Lasisi Olagunju is a review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend’
A tribute to poet and professor Harry Garuba: we continue to learn with you
In 1996, Harry was a founding member and columnist for the Nigerian national daily newspaper, The Post Express. Harry used his words to illuminate where political shadows cast darkness.
Biodun Jeyifo: A Life of the Mind, and Service To Humanity
“For Jeyifo, every idea was open to negotiation.”
Book on Crisis Communication Strategies receives commendations
SSS, ICPC, others call for professionalism in crisis communication management
Chimamanda Adichie denies plagiarism claim over ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’
Ms Giwa-Amu allege that Ms Adichie reworded and expanded her novel, ‘Sade’.
Events outlined for Poet Odia Ofeimun’s 70th birthday
The Odia Ofeimun at 70 conference will be a gathering of intellectuals, scholars and academics from within Nigeria.