Three female writers hit Ebedi Residency
Three female writers, two from Ghana and one from Nigeria, have arrived Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria, for the July-August 2017 session of Ebedi International Writers Residency.
Atona Owe Yoruba to the rescue of Yoruba language
To rekindle interest in learning Yoruba language with its rich proverbs and save it from extinction, Alhaji Nureni Asamu Raimi has launched Atona Owe Yoruba to provide young people a guide to better mastery of the language.
Ndibe, Nwosu, Bola’s fictional responses to migration and displacement of Africans
With Goethe-Institut’s Literary Crossroad Series, African writers, both on the continent and the diaspora, now find a common ground to discuss contemporary trends and themes in their writings.
The playwright Wole Soyinka unveiled a new book on Daniel Fagunwa in Ibadan last Friday with a light hearted titbit about the stubbornness of facts and the allure of fantasy, a reference to the many stories around the demise of pioneer Nigerian/Yoruba novelist and man of letters.
Lai Mohammed, Steve Ayorinde storm Lagos Glo Laffta Fest
There were also Nollywood stars who added glamour to the event and delighted the audience further. Those who came were Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Odunlade Adekola. Glo ambassador, Omawumi Megbele, also graced the event.
Of Abiola Irele and Mustapha Zuglool: An evaluative engagement with two literary traditions
Nigeria currently mourns two literary giants of different traditions. One of them is Abiola Irele, renowned Professor of French and African Literature and the other, Shaykh Mustapha Zuglool...
From Onaism to GownTown: Okediji’s African-structured ‘university’ for development
Across all facets of endeavours come the imperative to induce advancement through creativity, especially those on indigenous knowledge systems. The synergy between art and development seems set to be projected by a Diaspora artist, Prof. Moyo Okediji.
Photographic Foundation legacy for Fashola
With the aim to support, promote and develop the visual arts in such areas as photography, cinematography and videography in Nigeria, a Lagos-based organisation, Temple Management Company has announced the launch of Fashola Photographic Foundation.
Escape makes entry into magazine market
An entertainment, fashion and lifestyle magazine, Escape, has been launched in Lagos. The magazine is Africa’s first dual bi-monthly magazine. Escape Magazine is a global print celebrating African fashion, beauty and lifestyle in the modern age...
Arthouse Gets Better With Its Residency With exhibitions, studio visits and even workshops involving artists currently in residence, Arthouse Foundation has gotten a lot better in maximising the value of its residency. The charity arm of the auction house Arthouse Contemporary, is doing far more with and for Kadara Enyeasi and Thierry Oussu, its current…