Only very recently the world woke up to the curious news of the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to American lyricist, Bob Dylan.
Chimamanda Adichie makes list of 50 world leaders
Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking.
Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter dies at 86
British crime writer Colin Dexter, best known for his popular Inspector Morse character, died on Tuesday at the age of 86, his publisher said in a statement.
History and combative commitment in the poetry of Odia Ofeimun
Odia Ofeimun was born in 1950 in Iruekpen-Ekema, Edo State, Nigeria. Ofeimun belongs to the second generation of Nigerian poets - a generation that emerged in the seventies to challenge the tradition of “apolitical poetry” associated with an earlier generation.....
Osundare at 70: I have been extremely lucky with life
Very early in my academic and writerly career, like Pablo Neruda, the immortal poet of Chile of the world, I made an abiding pledge that the people would find their voices in my songs.
Novelist Paula Fox dies at 93
Fox died at a hospital near her Brooklyn home, her daughter, Linda Carroll-Barraud told The New York Times.
Curtailing unemployment through vocational education and training
Worried by the sprawling unemployment that has almost capsulated many countries, especially developing ones such as Nigeria, Ganiyu G. Oke, a professor of Adult Education...
Mou’s book talks tough on African countries
This is a massive, paperback book from a seasoned technocrat. The author, Dr. Dan Mou is an expert on public policy analysis. He is worth being listened to by politicians and public servants.
Summit to reenact Ibadan literary glory underway
An Ibadan-based educational opportunity and literacy development organisation, BIBLOPHILLIANigeria, is perfecting arrangements for the maiden edition of its Young Writers’ Summit and Literary Festival.
'Batman vs Superman' and Hillary doc tie at Razzies
The rivals won four "Razzies" each for their poor acting, writing and directing, although the anti-Clinton documentary walked away with the spray-painted trophy for "worst picture."