Osita Ike was fondly remembered last week in Ibadan and eulogised just as his father was also consoled at a gathering of writers that included Emeritus Professors Ayo Banjo and Ayo Bamgbose, Profs. Niyi Osundare and Femi Osofisan among others.
Hausa-Igbo… Nzekwu’s vision of a binding North-South Nigerian Union
What is most fascinating about Nzekwu’s works is the way every new work peaks beyond the one before it in mature treatment of theme and technique, sweetened by a sumptuous narrative tone and telling.
AMAA 2017…National Theatre misses opportunity to host Africa
If there’s any structure in Lagos that distinctly portrays the city as a centre for arts and culture in Nigeria, it’s the iconic National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
Enhancing intellectual property rights campaign through advocacy, scholarship, research
Igelige informed the select guests at the unveiling that included event chairman, Maj. Gen. Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd), his wife, Senator Stella Omu, a retired Justice and former Dean, Faculty of Law, DELSU, Prof. Durobor Narebor, President, Isoko Development Union....
Diaspora Festival Badagry 2017: How Lagos can leverage smart city tourism
Diaspora festival is a peculiar kind of festival that is a common phenomenon that has become a force in driving international tourism along the coastal states of West Africa.
Mother tongue… Lagos lawmakers set learning pace for school children
Over the years, scholars have stressed the importance of mother tongue, noting that it is imperative for a child’s development and grasping of the basic elements of teaching and learning.
Tackling dwindling reading culture at book fair
Stakeholders have again reiterated the need for the implementation of policies that would improve reading among Nigerians. This was the concern of participants at this year’s Nigeria International Book Fair....
Badagry Diaspora Festival 2017 to open ‘door-of-return’ to the source
The infamous ‘Point-of-No-Return’ through which Africans were forced out of the continent in millions as slaves centuries ago before the TransAtlantic Slave Trade...
Gabriel Okara Literary Feast 2017... Making a book city out of Port Harcourt
The maiden edition of Gabriel Okara Literary Festival 2017, which seeks to re-energise literary consciousness in the city of Port Harcourt that also hosted similar feast a few years ago that culminated in the city....
To overcome recession, goverment must invest in theatre and the creative industry
“So, it is incumbent on all of us at NANTAP, on all performing artists, patrons, sympathisers and empathisers to rescue the theatre from down-under, from the cold, gripping and strangulating hands of the messengers of death.”