Revolt of the ghost players
The characters in this play, A Play of Ghosts (Konk International, Lagos; 2016) by Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, are all actors starring in their own show to incite a long, overdue revolution.
Grim headlines fire youngster’s imagination to inspiring debut novel
As hard times continue to bite Nigerians, epitomized by socio-political, religious and economic woes, the writerly segment of society is having a rich harvest, and actually fueling their imagination from it.
At NLNG/CORA Book Party, poor publishing infrastructure others dominate discourse
No matter where you turn in Nigeria, whenever the discourse is about books, there is usually lamentation about the country’s inability to provide elementary key infrastructure for learning and knowledge acquisition.
‘Hardship a canvass for hope, big dreams’
Rather than cringe and be overwhelmed by despair during hard times, there is need to keep hope alive, dream big dreams and be prepared to seize every available opportunity for self-advancement ...
Superstory and Purple set to premiere ‘Star and Scars’
Wale Adenuga Productions (WAP) in collaboration with Purple will commence broadcast of a new season of Superstory, titled Stars and Scars on Thursday, July 28, 2016. According to Wale Adenuga Jnr., producer ...
Book charts path to human, organisational growth
Tibetan Buddhism priest, Dalai Lama, is known for his universal aphorism: “Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.” Deacon Moses Obuba Kalu might not have read or heard of this Buddha sage ...
Molara Wood kicks off CORA Book Trek 2016 with reading from Indigo, Route 234
Wood also gave insight into her writerly life, how her childhood fascination with books fueled it. She said she kept a dairy as a child and always had her nose in books combined with what she called her ‘atrocious memory’.
Four women herald Soyinka’s 82nd birthday cultural exchange programme
Four women working in cultural and advocacy projects, Prof. Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka, Hafsat Abiola Costello, Kadaria Ahmed and Sola Salako will discuss an important topic that underlines issue plaguing vulnerable groups...