Arts/Books

Nigerian authors reveal books that shaped their lives

From Achebe to Adichie to Henshaw, Nigerian writers shaped worlds away from literature.

ALARA Art presents ‘Down The Rabbit Hole’ by Logor ‎

Down the Rabbit Hole is Logor’s maiden exhibition with ALARA Art.

Are ‘We Are All Biafrans’? Author, Chido Onumah, explains

Author of We Are All Biafrans, Chido Onumah, explains the central idea behind the book and hopes it sparks a national conversation.

BOOK REVIEW: Chidi Odinkalu’s review of Chido Onumah’s “We Are All Biafrans”

Chidi Odinkalu stated one of the reason of Nigeria’s failure is our collective tendency towards convenient amnesia.

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah

Nigerians poor at documenting nation’s history – Kukah

Bishop Kukah says the nation would face less problems if its history is preserved and told.

In Rivers, Nigerians pick poetry as weapon of protest amid national challenges

‘Democracy’ – a poem by the late African-American poet, Langston Hughes – could be regarded as the poem of the moment.

Book on Nigeria’s flawed federalism “We Are All Biafrans” for public release

We are all Biafrans is a clarion call to reclaim a country that is on the verge of national suicide.

Cambridge University Press begins production in Nigeria, promises affordable books

Cambridge University Press publishes locally relevant and accessible books for students in more than 50 countries.

AUN students display talents at Aproko Musical Theatre

At the colourful night, students showcased talents through music, drama, and dance.

Meet Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature

Mujila is the first Francophone writer to win the prestigious Etisalat Prize, the first ever pan-African prize celebrating debut fiction books by African authors

Nigerian artists sell best works for charity

Proceeds from sold works would be used to assist the education of children from poor homes.

Congo DRC writer, Fiston Mujila, wins Etisalat Prize For Literature

Mr. Mujila was unveiled at the award ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday night.

Gerald Chukwuma’s ‘People’s Paradise’ opens March 21

The exhibition of 43 artworks features wooden slats, as well as new watercolour paintings and sculptures.

Five-year-old inspired mum to write Ibibio folktales

“It then dawned on me that our folktales were dying out.”

Copyrights society seeks to make music, arts profitable

COSON organises forum to chart a new course for copyrights issues

Soyinka asks government to compensate artists displaced from National Theatre

The Nobel Laureate says displaced artists must seek compensation for the destruction of their works and other belongings.

Prolific Nigerian author, Bisi Daniels, launches bestselling books on Amazon

Mr. Daniels has written over 20 books including five children books, seven novels, inspirational books and plays.

Mike Omoighe returns with Unule Unuile Ozese

The collection of 33 works would feature pieces like ‘Eki Philosophy,’ ‘Merciless Rider,’ and ‘Igbabonelimi on the threshold,’.

Face of Nigeria pageant 2016 to hold in Uyo

The event is expected to hold in September 2016.

Nigeria will not sell National Theatre, minister says

”We will restore the National Theatre to its pride of place and make it more user friendly,” Mr. Mohammed says

National Arts Theatre, Lagos

Fun returns to National Theatre after invasion by hoodlums

Some hoodlums had on Christmas day punctured the carnival-like atmosphere when they invaded the premises.

Etisalat announces shortlist for 2015 Literature Prize

Now in its third year, the Etisalat Prize is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious literary prizes for African fiction.

BOOK REVIEW: Nigeria and the Search for a Politics Based on Ideas, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

  Title: Democracy, Good Governance and Sustainable Development Author: Professor Jerry Gana, Ph.D. Publisher: New York/Abuja, Triatlantic Books Year: 2015 Pages: 311 Price: Unstated Reviewer: Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, Ph.D. In the general elections of 2015, Nigeria for the first time replaced a ruling party through the ballot box. Until now, the ruling party at the […]

Nasir El-Rufai

Why I no longer read books – Governor El-Rufai

The governor says he had been busy righting the wrongs done in the state before his emergence.

‎Why we are organizing Ake Arts Festival – Lola Shoneyin

Ms. Shoneyin said it has been very challenging organizing the festival.