A wassail for the wayfarer: Biodun Jeyifo at 71 - Part 1
It is already a year ago, incredibly, that artists, writers, journalists, trade unionists and intellectuals gathered first at Ibadan, and then at Ife, to celebrate the 70th birthday of prof Biodun Jeyifo...
Charting a new roadmap for Lagos water crisis
Alternative Roadmap for Water Sector (Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria, Lagos; 2016) is a monograph produced by Environmental Rights Action, the Nigerian chapter of Friends of the Earth International.
Mapping youthful exuberance gone awry in Patrick Maidoh’s The Protagonist
Buchi Atuonwu, or simply Buchi, as he is known in gospel music circles, first made campus cultism a focus of his novel, Ceasefire in 2009 (BookBaby). Then Eghosa Imasuen took the theme further with his narrative, Fine Boys, in 2013 (Farafina)....
Jenim Dibie’s The Calligraphy of God elicits praise at launch
A Nigerian poet and author Jenim Dibie crowned her literary efforts in year 2016 with the launch of her book, The Calligraphy of God, which was held recently. Family and friends joined the author to celebrate the launch....
Praise Blast… Obey, Fasoyin, Midnight Crew, others thrill at theme pack
Last year ended with a celebrated gospel music concerts tagged Praise Blast, held at Hi Impact Planet Amusement Park on Km 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A total of 19 performers took to the best stage in the country on perhaps the largest.....
Former ANA boss urges FG to support publishing industry
Former national president of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Dr. Wale Okediran, has appealed to the Federal Government to support the publishing industry with loan facilities
Group donates books, ignites reading culture with new approach
The campaign, tagged ‘Read,’ is an advocacy project aimed at getting books to Nigerian children and raising awareness about the dire need to improve and sustain a reading culture in the country.
Okediran plumbs human emotions in Keepers Of The Tribe
The Patron of Nigeria’s first International Writers’ Residency and former National President of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Dr. Wale Okediran, has his latest offering...
When Swedish Embassy celebrated Saint Lucia Day 2016
The Swedish Embassy recently treated friends, guests and partners to songs and dance to commemorate the traditional Swedish Lucia Day 2016. The event was held at Quintessence Limited, Ikoyi, Lagos.