BOOK REVIEW: ‘Successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs: How They Started’
In 12 chapters, the book shows young contemporary businessmen and women, spanning enterprises from broadcasting to construction through couture, dairy production, public relations, innovative digital platforms, health products and cosmetology.
Over 70 exhibiting artists, others for 2019 ART X Lagos
This year the show will celebrate some of Lagos’ most exciting emerging and underground mavericks.
Nigerian experts discuss use of language for sustainable development
Mr Obanya, an emeritus Professor, delivered a paper on the essence of technological advancement and the influence on the media on language.
Akpojotor showcases ‘If Walls Could Speak’ in Lagos
The solo exhibition includes 38 oil paintings, pencil sketches, seminal works in wood, and an installation of copper sculptures
Book Review: Imminent River: A Transcontinental Saga
There is the compelling need for me to go back to the publishing of Alex Haley’s Roots in 1976 to find a book that bears comparison to Anaele Ihuoma’s debut novel Imminent River.
Nigerian poet selected for U.S. govt writing programme
To date, 34 Nigerian literary figures have participated in the IWP Fall Residency.
Nigerian filmmaker releases book on sexual abuse, domestic violence
The author seeks to rehabilitate victims of sexual abuse especially commercial sex workers.
Nigerian blogger, Japheth Prosper, unveils new book
Mr Prosper is widely known for over a hundred short stories which he regularly circulates on social media.
Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 2018 9mobile Literature Prize
The award is one of the most prestigious literature prize for first time fiction writers of African origin.
Submissions open for 2019 African Writers Residency
The initiative is open to writers of African descent living in Africa
Board of Patrons of 9mobile literature prize resigns
The patrons sent a joint resignation letter.
Three Nigerian authors make 2019 Booker Prize longlist
The introduction of the International Prize to complement the Man Booker Prize was announced in June 2004.
Google celebrates late Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta
Over the course of her life, Buchi Emecheta published 16 novels and wrote several plays.
Book on ‘Media and Elections’ by Lanre Arogundade set for launch
Media stakeholders, industry gurus, government officials, diplomatic corps, royal fathers, have been penciled to grace the launch of the latest book by Mr Arogundade.
Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah wins 2019 Caine Prize
Lesley won the award for or her short story entitled “Skinned.”
Nigerian artist, Toyin Odutola’s artwork sells for N215 million
This sale puts Ms Odutola behind a fellow female artist, Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, and the legendary Ben Enwonwu.
Abuja Guest Writer session spotlights Venezuelan, Nigerian literature
Ambassador Carrabballo’s talk will showcase aspects of Latin American Literature.
Peju Olayiwola’s “Indigo Reimagined” displays adire in new light
Adire fabrics feature prominently in the art and culture of the Yoruba people.
New exhibition offers glimpse into the untold tales of albinism
The images explore both the alienation and struggles experienced by persons with albinism, as well as celebrates their lives and achievements.
New book highlighting Nigeria’s political trajectories launched in Lagos
The book highlights the problems faced as a nation and articulates visions that can transform the nation.
‘Game of Thrones’ books will have different ending – author
Martin’s announcement was good news for fans who were dissatisfied with the show’s finale.