Arts/Books

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.”

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.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido

Find solutions to northern challenges, Sanusi charges women

The Emir speaks at a book launch.

Bursting a Criminal Syndicate

Our own Nuhu Ribadu and his EFCC, and Adeola Fayehun, the sassy SaharaReporters journalist, are present in this novel.

Chimamanda

French journalist under fire for asking Adichie if Nigeria has bookshops

The event went from a joyous occasion to an awkward and outrageous interviews.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Praises for Adichie as she gives French journalist epic clapback

Nigerians praise the author for her repost to the withering remark.

Moss, Olatunde, Sar headline AWF’s Guest Writer Session

The session also features a raffle-draw for books.

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Literary club announces contest for African writers

The organisers say the contest is also open to non-Africans.

Semiu-Okalawon

History and the Burdens of Journalism

The book has come at the right time to provide deeper and better perspectives to our struggle as a nation on the way to nationhood.

INTERVIEW: The Challenges the Visual Arts face in Nigerian Universities – Peju Layiwola

The professor also speaks on her history in the visual arts and her efforts to transform that area of expertise.