INTERVIEW: Why I dropped out of school to pursue writing career – Hymar David
Hymar David muses on his growing up years, withdrawal from the university and how he found his calling – writing.
Nine inspiring moments in Nigeria’s art scene in 2019
In November, a 41-year-old Nigerian author, Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, clinched the award for best fiction writer at the Sharjah International Book Fair.
Author explores poor customer service across Nigeria in new book
The new book unmasks secrets of customer service in Nigeria.
Kaduna’s Atyap people document group’s history in new book
The book uses archaeological evidence to trace the history of the Atyap people.
Nigeria to enlist Kano City Walls, Igbo Olodumare, Ogbunike Cave, others as world heritage sites
Osun Oshogbo Sacred Grove and Sukur Cultural Landscape in Adamawa are the two UNESCO world heritage sites in Nigeria
Handke receives Nobel Prize for Literature amidst protest
The 76-year-old Austian writer was pronounced the 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Nigeria vows to ‘go after’ stolen artefacts worldwide
“We cannot imagine by what logic an Ife Bronze or a Benin Bronze or a Nok Terracotta can belong to any other part of the globe except to the people of Nigeria, whose ancestors made them.”
Soyinka, others advocate cultural renaissance at ‘Yoruba Lakotun’
The show celebrates exceptional literary and cultural icons in Yoruba language.
Lagos expects over 2,000 visitors as Fringe Festival opens Nov 19
The festival will feature performances by young artists from Nigeria, Senegal, UK, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Ghana, Portugal and many more.
12 takeaways from the book about Dapo Olorunyomi (Dapsy), By Yomi Fawehinmi
“People like Dapsy are rare so their experiences documented in a book will make a lot of difference.”
Winner emerges for BBC News Pidgin Essay competition
“I could not believe it when I was told that I am the winner of 2019 BBC News Pidgin essay competition.”
Nigeria engages tech group to digitise artefacts, museums, others
The project is to take digital images of artefacts and monuments in all museums in the country.
Abuja Carnival 2019: Lai Mohammed calls for sponsorship, repackaging
“If we restructure the carnival in a manner that our finances can handle, we will do it. The key to this is sponsorship.”
Why I wrote a book on Heineken’s practises in Africa – Dutch Journalist
During an evening of book reading and signing on Tuesday at Roving Heights bookstore, Abuja, Mr Beemen expounded his claim.
UI students publish anthology on Nigerian campus experiences
The anthology is a collection of 100 stories that centre on the nuances of campus life experiences such as sex-for-grade, cultism, rape, frustration, triumph, struggles and trials.
RovingHeights Abuja to host Olivier Van Beemen, author of ‘Heineken In Africa’
The audience will interrogate Mr Van Beemen’s expose on Heineken and its excesses in Africa.
BOOK REVIEW: The Man Lives: A Conversation with Wole Soyinka on Life, Literature, and Politics by Okey Ndibe
Mr Ndibe provides an inside look into the life of Soyinka in a manner that masterfully captures the enigmatic laureate’s literary, social and political engagements.
Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk emerge Nobel prize winner for literature
Olga Tokarczuk was named the winner of 2018 edition which was delayed by a year after a crisis in the academy sparked by sexual allegations
Lai Mohammed unveils agenda for Nigeria’s culture, tourism sector
Mr Mohammed said it was not true that he paid more attention to the information sector during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term.
Osinbajo urges support for Nigeria’s creative industry
The vice president said the Nigerian creative industry is in a critically innovative moment