BOOK REVIEW: Wizards dethrone world’s highest-paid author

Here, we review the 2017 Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid authors

Soyinka, Scholars, Others For Christopher Okigbo’s 50th Posthumous Celebration

Okigbo isacknowledged as an outstanding post-colonial African poet.

An Unbending Hope: Mark Nwagwu’s “I am Kagara” and the Nigerian Project

Nwagwu’s book could be easily renamed, “I am Nigeria”.

Nigerian writer Gimba Kakanda selected for prestigious Iowa Writing Program

He will be participating alongside 25 other writers from across the world.

As Business Meets Literature: Would the Affection Endure?

Big business is what Nigerian and African writers need to flourish, to blossom, considering the economic circumstances they find themselves in.

Engaging With D.O. Fagunwa’s ‘Writing Into Being’ of the Terrifying Wild

For Fagunwa, there is no possibility of textual closure..

Beware of the Bad Samaritans!

Developing countries planning to adopt protectionist strategies could learn a few things in the book from past pitfalls.

Nigeria to rebuild World Heritage Site destroyed by Boko Haram

The Sukur world heritage site was destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014.

BOOK REVIEW: Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA): A Warrior Enslaved by History, By Festus Adedayo

This is an interesting review of Femi Kehinde’s “Samuel Ladoke Akintola: A Biography and Postscript”.

Art exhibition to raise awareness on Hepatisis B holds in Abuja

“We are convinced that we can positively use art to sensitize people to social issues.”

INTERVIEW: My writing, my books and my Nigerian tour — Author Okey Ndibe

The writer speaks about his work and his book tour of Nigeria

Africa’s leading artists prepare for Lagos Fair

The fair is aimed at increasing visibility of African artists

INTERVIEW: Why we won’t allow Abuja arts village run 24 hours daily — Runsewe

The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture explains why he is on war path with residents of the village.

Lai Mohammed

Creative industry is Nigeria’s new oil- Lai Mohammed

Creative Industry Financing Conference kicks off in Lagos

At Abuja arts and crafts village, change stirs tension

The recent change of guard at the Arts and Crafts Village in Abuja is generating ripples beneath its otherwise calm exterior.

Author Okey Ndibe tours Nigeria to promote new books

The don will be talking about his recent novel, Never Look an American in the Eye.

Germany-based Nigerian artists present ‘Wanderlust’ in Lagos

‘Wanderlust’ is a German word that describes a desire to travel and explore.

Moderator’s question on women’s ‘submission’ to men sparks heated debate

Hear Word! as it was presented at the Institut Français, highlighted a gamut of issues Nigerian women face regularly.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Gowon, Obasanjo extol virtues of Maimalari, first Nigerian Army regular combatant

A book on the life of the military officer killed during the 1966 military coup was presented in Abuja.

Yakubu Gowon

Book on Brigadier Maimalari killed in 1996 Coup for Public Presentation

A former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, is billed to chair the book launch.

Encomiums galore as burial rites of ‘Eze Goes to School’ author begin

Mr. Nzekwu, a notable writer and editor, was born in Kafanchan on Feb. 19, 1928.


Lagos, Nigerian govt plan festival to help Africans in diaspora trace roots

The festival would be a replica of the 1977 Festival of Arts and Culture.