Three Nigerian writers shortlisted for AKO Caine Prize
The Caine Prize is an annual literary award for the best original short story by an African writer.
BOOK REVIEW: Ayinla Omowura: The man who sat on 200 needles, By Lasisi Olagunju
This article by Lasisi Olagunju is a review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend’
A tribute to poet and professor Harry Garuba: we continue to learn with you
In 1996, Harry was a founding member and columnist for the Nigerian national daily newspaper, The Post Express. Harry used his words to illuminate where political shadows cast darkness.
Biodun Jeyifo: A Life of the Mind, and Service To Humanity
“For Jeyifo, every idea was open to negotiation.”
Book on Crisis Communication Strategies receives commendations
SSS, ICPC, others call for professionalism in crisis communication management
Chimamanda Adichie denies plagiarism claim over ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’
Ms Giwa-Amu allege that Ms Adichie reworded and expanded her novel, ‘Sade’.
Events outlined for Poet Odia Ofeimun’s 70th birthday
The Odia Ofeimun at 70 conference will be a gathering of intellectuals, scholars and academics from within Nigeria.
Goethe-Institut hosts workshop for children’s book authors, illustrators
Six authors and six illustrators will be in attendance
Minister’s aide, Kaze kick-off Abuja 2020 guest writer session
The Guest Writer Session features live music, a Q and A segment and a raffle draw for books.
Mexico returns ancient Ife bronze sculpture to Nigeria
The sculpture, which dates back to sixth century Ife, is that of a man wearing woven pants and a hat, sitting with his legs crossed and holding an instrument.
How Nigerian words made it into the Oxford English Dictionary
By taking ownership of English and using it as their own medium of expression, Nigerians have made, and are continuing to make, a unique and distinctive contribution to English as a global language.
Nigeria film corporation introduces masters degree in film culture
The programme was introduced to meet trajectory necessities of providing in-depth knowledge and skills for the management of creative works and audio visuals.
INTERVIEW: Painting fast becoming lost art in Nigeria – Isaac Emokpae
“I actually just call myself an artist. We draw lines where there are no lines. In our culture, there are no words for the arts.”
200 performers, 5 countries set for Lagos Theatre Festival
Themed, ‘Going out of Bounds’, the festival will feature over 120 events.
Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children’s book co-written with Kobe
The writer said it did not make sense to continue the project after the NBA legend’s death.
Minister to Investors: Invest in Nigeria’s Creative Industry
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged investors to take advantage of the opportunities in the nation’s creative industry.
Shaping a Modern Experience Through Village Values
“By every means, the village boy shines through in this book, as the author does not forget his origins.”
INTERVIEW: Why I dropped out of school to pursue writing career – Hymar David
Hymar David muses on his growing up years, withdrawal from the university and how he found his calling – writing.