Jonathan congratulates Onobrakpeya on honour from American Museum
Mr. Onobrakpeya was honoured by the Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC.
Book Review: Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria
The reader is taken for a ride.
Arts Exhibition: Chima meets Nwanne in Lagos Connections
The exhibition will showcase a body of 37 crafted works on canvas and wood.
Yes, They Slap Court Judges In The Land Of Honour-Part 3 By Niyi Osundare
The writer was inspired current events.
Yes, They Slap Court Judges In The Land Of Honour (Part 2), By Niyi Osundare
The poet was inspired by recent events.
Angelia Jolie made Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth
She was honoured by the Queen for her hard work campaigning against sexual violence.
Sam Ukala’s Iredi War wins 2014 Nigeria Prize for Literature
Mr. Ukala will receive $100,000.
Yes, They Slap Court Judges In The Land Of Honour, Part 1 By Niyi Osundare
The poet writes was inspired by current events.
Augie-Kuta focuses on Alternative Evil in first solo exhibition
The artist focuses on the environmental effects of smoking in general and e-cigarettes in particular.
Final Shorlist of Three for NLNG-Sponsored US$100,000 Literature Prize Emerges
The eventual winner of the competition will be announced at a World Press Conference on October 9.
Makoko Floating School nominated for global Design Of The Year
Al Jazeera’s new series Rebel Architecture uncovers the architects who are shunning the glamour of ‘starchitecture’ and using design to tackle the world’s urban, environmental and social crises. The series premieres on 18 August 2014. Nigerian architect and urbanist Kunlé Adeyemi is one of six ground-breaking international architects profiled. His episode, Working on Water, focuses […]
Walker and the Restitution of Two Benin Bronzes, By Peju Layiwola
June 20, 2014 would go down in history as a memorable day for the people of Benin and advocates for the return of looted Benin artefacts taken during the infamous 1897 British expedition. The British reportedly stole about 4,000 objects from Benin while some were destroyed during the imbroglio that occurred in 1897. The King of Benin, […]
Time Magazine, YouTube, recognize Nigeria’s Reminisce, Orezi
Time magazine listed Reminisce as one of world’s revolutionary rappers while YouTube picked Orezi’s Rihanna as one the 8 amazing videos in the world.
A Captain Investing in the Destiny of Nigeria
Captain: In the Storm of Life; A Biography of Israel Ademola Gbadebo Haastrup, D.D., by Olakunle Abimbola; CSS Bookshops Limited and Continental Gold Network Communications Limited, Lagos; 2007; 631pp. In this age of reading hagiographies of generals who fought no wars, politicians without vision or businessmen who struck it rich by pandering to power, it […]
The People Voted Their Stomach – Blues For An Arrested Renaissance, By Niyi Osundare
A-RICE, oh compatriots Your stomach’s call obey Say, A-RICE, oh compatriots Your stomach’s call obey Hold out your bowls for the golden grains Pawn your pride without delay Grab your bribe and dance in the street To the Riceman’s drum and venal command Yes, grab your bribe and dance in the streets To the Riceman’s […]
Literary scholar, Abiola Irele, to speak at Wole Soyinka 80th birthday commemoration
This year’s event is themed: Wole Soyinka and the Moral Burden of Literature.