Bane of Nigerian literature is absence of mentors, editors in the publishing space
Well, multi-tasking is the main source of a dynamic life. Right now, I’m working on a new collection of essays. I’m trying my hands on a novel. I’m doing many things at the same time. I’m coordinating the most exciting thing in the literary space in Nigerian poetry now, Ibadan Poetry Foundation....
It takes twice the efforts of a man to succeed as a female artist, by Okundaye
Okundaye is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated female artists, who, despite not having a formal education, have lectured in some top world universities including, Harvard.
Odugbemi: The filmmaker as activist
He’s one of the very few Lagosians, who gives accurate direction to locations; he usually takes his time to give detailed instruction with visible landmarks. So, largely, the journey to Femi Odugbemi’s new office in Ogudu, Lagos, this morning, was hitch free. Except for the early morning showers, coupled with the ongoing construction work on…