'Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, others damage brain'
Books like Harry Porter series, Games of Thrones and Hunger Games are dangerous to the brain of a child, said a United Kingdom headmaster, Graeme Whiting.
Gomba’s poetry of thunder, defiance and hope
University don, Dr. Obari Gomba’s new collection of poetry Thunder Protocol (Farafina Kamsi, Lagos; 2015), his third, evinces the mind of a social crusader whose battered society is in need of healing.
Olumide… The odd man out
The two books are being launched to commemorate the 80th birthday of the author – Professor ‘Folabi Olumide “a distinguished gastro-intestinal surgeon, a foremost educator, an enthusiastic musician.....
173 writers enter for the Nigerian prize for literature
A total of 173 prose fiction works by Nigerian writers at home and abroad are in the race for The Nigerian Prize for Literature 2016 edition. This marks the beginning of another circle.....
Born on a Tuesday… a deft delivery on Northern Nigeria’s religious ferment
For anyone unfamiliar with the terrain, northern Nigeria is one swath of silence cloaked in inscrutable, unifying Islamic religion that is unknown to the rest of the country.
High cost keeps Nigerian publishers out of London book fair 2016
The yearly London Book Fair (LBF), 2016 edition, opens on April 12 through 14 and will host some 25,000 authors from 124 countries.
Nigerian Literature at odds with her poor politics, says Barrett
I’m always saddened by the fact that Nigeria has produced the greatest body of literature of relevance and strength of any African nation yet little matching national development.
Asaba massacre of 1967 finds poetic expression in last dance on the Niger
Forty-nine years is a long time indeed, but certainly not long enough for literature, with its long memory, to lose track. While some may have forgotten and moved on...