Arts/Books

Challenges Writers Face (2): A solitary occupation

Several studies suggest a disproportionate number of writers report loneliness, compared to other professions.

Challenges Writers Face (1): Sitting as the new cancer

Experts say you may sit to write, but shouldn’t be for too long before you change position.

Indonesian ambassador thrills Abuja writers at literary session

The session also featured Nigerian writer, Adama, and poet Ochega.

Adichie wins Barnes & Nobel award

The award was presented on Wednesday in New York.

What selling my father’s ‘Tutu’ artwork means to me – Ben Enwonwu’s son

Ben Enwonwu’s “Tutu” was auctioned on March 1, 2018 in London.

Chinua Achebe's last visit to Nigeria

Lost archive from Chinua Achebe’s secondary school recovered

Terri Ochiagha, a teaching fellow at King’s College, London, reportedly made the recovery.

24-year-old Nigerian author gets Hollywood deal for new book

She hinged her characters, their conversations and habitats on the rich culture and traditions of her indigenous Yoruba culture.

There Is Only One Funsho Ogundipe!

“But the most influence came from none other than Fela Anikulpo Kuti himself, after he relocated to Ikeja from Jibowu.”

Chimamanda

Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ among 21st century remarkable books by women

The list of fiction books were compiled to mark Women’s History Month, tagging the women ‘The New Vanguard’.

Nigerian breaks world record for longest reading marathon

The reading lasted five days.

Nigeria’s Ben Enwonwu’s ‘Tutu’ painting sells for African record in UK

The art sold for over a million pounds.

BOOK REVIEW: The Three Musketeers

This is a story of how Peter Ajayi, Olusegun Osoba and Felix Adenaike influenced Nigerian journalism.

U.S. comedian Kristina Wong to perform at Lagos Theatre Festival

Wong will perform her acclaimed Wong Street Journal show on Friday.

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Nigerian attempts World Record for “The Longest Reading Marathon”

He still has a little over four days to go.

TRIBUTE: Tunde Kelani @70: Icon of Nigerian cinematography

Kelani is a highly skilled and proficient filmmaker, storyteller, photographer and producer.

Former CBN Deputy Governor, Moghalu, launches new book

“I set out a very clear roadmap that addresses a number of problems and issues in the country.”

Wole Soyinka

Soyinka travels to Haiti for Art’s ‘meetings from here and elsewhere’

The Nobel laureate will be received by Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on Tuesday.

Akinwunmi Isola

Culture Icon Akinwunmi Ishola is dead

Gov. Ajimobi mourns the late literary icon.

Nigeria’s first indigenous photographer, Jonathan Green, hits limelight

Some of his great iconic photographs include that of Oba Ovonramwen in 1897, the British hulk and war canoes.

Nigeria’s Kehinde Wiley paints Obama’s official portrait

Mr. Wiley is the first African-American artist to paint an official portrait of a U.S president.

A Controversial Book, Busy Retirement and a Farmhouse

“The story of Nigeria is a continuous repetition of stupidity, of criminality.”

Ayobami Adebayo. (Photo by David Levenson_Getty Images)

Nigerian author nominated for top global literary award

The author is the only African on the long list of the prize.

‘Dusty Manuscript’ contest for budding writers berths in Lagos

The top 25 book authors will get to attend a 2-day boot camp training.

Missing Iconic Nigerian Painting found in London flat

The painting will be sold at Bonhams in London on February 28.

Six authors win $200,000 NLNG prize for science, literature

NLNG says that the prizes are aimed at bringing Nigerian scientists and authors to public attention.