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.


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.


Literary club announces contest for African writers

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


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.

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” $450.3m bought by Saudi Prince Salman

Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint

The crown prince allegedly made the purchase through a proxy.

Dami Ajayi: Journeying Beyond the Geography of Desire

This collection is a call not only into this body of poems but a body that births new meaning and imaginaries as you journey.

Writers, artistes, books lovers storm Ibadan for ‘literary feast’

The literary festival targets the younger generation of writers.

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi

Da Vinci’s portrait of Jesus shatters art record, sold for N162 billion

The same portrait was sold for 45 pounds in 1958.

Chinua Achebe's last visit to Nigeria

Google honours Chinua Achebe at 87

If he hadn’t died in March of 2013, Achebe would have clocked 87 today.

Helon Habila

Helon Habila, Maaza Mengiste named The New American Voices award judges

The novelists will judge alongside Booker and Baileys Prize finalist, Madeleine Thien.


FESTAC ’77 not fetish, says Obasanjo

“We must not accept the narrative given to us by others, stories of helplessness.”