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.
‘Modern Interpretations,’ paintings by Titi Omoighe opens in Lagos
The exhibition is sponsored by luxury house, Moet Hennessey, and runs until August 30, 2017.
Four African countries to participate in Lagos fashion show
The carnival is billed for the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
African Literary Diversity Is Honoured, Many Days After
The winning novel is set is suburban Nigeria, a deeply introspective fare that deals with loss and family relations in the midst of Nigeria’s political and social crises.
Benue begins translation of science textbooks into indigenous languages
Federal government officials have hailed the initiative.
SPECIAL REVIEW: Clinton, Patterson in a writing coup, By Bisi Daniel
Former occupants of the White House have written books, but not a novel.
Nigerian Writer, Jowhor Ile, wins 2017 Etisalat Literature Prize
Judges say three finalists were selected from a long list after fulfilling some criteria.
U. S., Cuba, others to participate in African Drums Festival
Twelve states in the country also confirmed their participation in the festival.
Chimamanda, Jega, Aig-Imoukhuede, Mabogunje elected into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on October 7 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
56 editions after, Nigeria debuts at Venice Biennale
Venice Biennale is the oldest cultural biennale, and one of the most prestigious large-scale art exhibitions.
Chimamanda Adichie makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders
Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.
Chimamanda’s “Americanah” wins New York book contest
“Americanah was the book most New Yorkers wanted to read.”
Acclaimed South African artist found guilty of murdering sex worker
The Court relied on video evidence.
Stories of Pastor Adeboye: An Account of Love, Faith, Fame
Mr. Adeboye is a great believer in the power of testimony and is considered a living testimony of the power of God.
Chimamanda elected into American Academy of Arts and Letters
The Academy explains that the author will be honoured alongside 14 others.
Lagos Theatre Festival hosts international theatre critics conference
Seventy-six theatre critics from across the world are expected at the two-day conference
Nigerian Writer, Helen Oyeyemi, wins PEN USA 2017 OPEN BOOK Award
Helen Oyeyemi’s latest triumph is seen as a remarkable feat considering the impressive names on the shortlist of finalists.
Nigerian novel shortlisted for Kingston University Big Read 2017
The novel is one of the six shortlisted titles to be considered for staff and students to read.
Ex-Army Chief, Bamaiyi, plans tell-all book on Abacha regime role
Mr. Bamaiyi is seen as one of the henchmen of the 1993-1998 Abacha regime.