Uloakonwa… Tribute to a mother
Literally her name, Uloakonwa, translates to ‘there will always be a child in the home.’ This is the first name of the mother of this biographer, Callistus Chinedu Iwuozo.
2016 cultural landscape and its peculiar resonance
Following on its heels was Lagos Arts and Book Festival (LABAF 2016), organised by Committee for Relevant Arts (CORA). And for four days at Freedom Park, writers and painters, performers enchanted the venue in a feast of...
‘Opportunities to partner, tell stories are huge in Nigeria’
Some months ago, CNN launched a new, multi-platform operation in Lagos, Nigeria, designed to give the network a nimble, broad-based, digital-first presence in Africa’s most populous country.
Ambode’s five theatre offerings elicit cautious optimism
I never believed I could sit down for two hours; I thought I would just pop in briefly and then leave, but this is awesome and fantastic.
Asunder promotes family programming, values
A new television series, Asunder, was premiered to the public last week at a colourful evening at Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Kaduna primary schools get a lift with mobile libraries, books
Primary schools pupils in Kaduna State will get a fresh impetus to learn, as 100 primary schools in the state become beneficiaries of a mobile library each with 100 beautiful....
Marine Platforms’ intervention gives Northern Nigerian writers a boost
Nyam philosophically concluded his presentation thus, “Literature uplifts; literature admonishes; literature enriches and enlightens; literature instils pride and builds nationhood and a sense of togetherness.
The clear and present danger of human trafficking
Steve Osuji and Boniface Opute employ the best modes of New Journalism as enunciated by Tom Wolfe in digging deep into the minds of the case studies of the victims of human trafficking presented in the book.