Arts/Books

Mabel Ndagi (Head, Corporate Comms & External Affairs - BOI)_ Moses Umoru (DG, CCI-France Nigeria)

Adekunle Gold, Ituen Basi, seven others for Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange

The event is an initiative of the Embassy of Nigeria in France.

A Nigerian poet, Theresa Lola. {Photo credit: Medium]

Nigerian wins Brunel African poetry prize

Theresa shares prize with Hiwot Adilow from Ethiopia, and Momtaza Mehria, a Somalian.

Chimamanda

Chimamanda Adichie named Harvard class day speaker

Award-winning author to address graduating seniors on May 23.

African Drum Festival in Abeokuta

Nigerian govt to add drum festival to national calendar

The festival is important to Africa because it provides us an avenue to showcase our rich cultural heritage.

89 writers jostle for $100,000 NLNG Literature Prize

The sponsors of the prize announced this during a formal ceremony held in Lagos.

Challenges writers face (3): Money!

The real writer’s block for many people is “lackoffunditis”, a bad disease coined from lack of funds with which to feed the family

Six ‘Mobile Museum’ artists on their Way to Dak’Art

Their arrival will coincide with the opening of the 13th edition of the International Biennial DaK’Art, beginning in May.

British-Nigerian writer, Sarah Ladipo, others shortlisted for California Book Awards

Manyika’s novel is up against Andrew Sean Greer’s ‘Less’, Percival Everett’s ‘So Much Blue’, and Josh Weil’s ‘The Age of Perpetual Light’.

Chinua Achebe's last visit to Nigeria

Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ makes 12 ‘Greatest Books Ever Written’ list

The honour comes months after the 60th anniversary of the publication of the novel.

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.

Kingsley Moghalu

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.”