Monday, 2nd October 2023


24 Sep
In commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the death of Yusufu Bala Usman (1945-2005), the Yusufu Bala Usman Institute in Zaria assembled and published a corpus of his papers into a book.
10 Sep
The Quramo Festival of Words (QFEST), presented by Quramo Publishing Ltd., has announced that the 7th edition of the highly anticipated literary arts festival will hold from October 4 to 8, 2023 in Victoria Island, Lagos.
10 Sep
Nostalgia and Tears F’Orile is a new poetry book by Lola Fabowale, a Nigerian-Canadian poet.
6 Sep
GRIOTS Lounge Publishing Canada, in association with the editors — Nduka Otiono, an Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, and Darlington Chibueze Anuonye, a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Research Assistant at the African Poetry Book Fund — is delighted to announce the acquisition of an…
6 Aug
Nigeria's relationship with Booker Prize has continued to deepen with last week’s long listing of novelist Ayobami Adebayo’s second book, titled, A Spell of Good Things. Her first, titled, Stay With Me, in 2019, won the 9mobile Prize for Literature and the Prix Les Afriques in 2020. In 2017, she was shortlisted for the Baileys…
6 Aug
The 2023 CORA-Nigeria Prize for Literature Book Party will hold today at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The event begins at 2.00pm. The Nigeria Prize for Literature is sponsored by the Nigeria LNG. It was inaugurated in 2004 and sponsored by Nigerian LNG Limited with $20, 000 prize money, which was later raised…
6 Aug
• Launches Latest Book, All Things Bright And Beautiful Koko Kalango’s birthday book launch was an enchanting evening of music, reviews and stories. Alliance Francaise Ikoyi’s auditorium was transformed into a literary haven, welcoming guests to a wonderful world of words. The venue, adorned with crimson comfy seats, had the coziness of a cinema hall…
9 Jul
Ameticulous civil servant with a keen eye for documentation and archiving. A folklorist with a desire to keep the narrative flowing, both on the public and creative spheres. These are the inimitable attributes of a former Permanent Secretary in the Presidency, Dr. Bukar Usman.
25 Jun
The deadline for receipt of entries for the 2023 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) literary prizes is June 28, 2023, and there will be no extension of this. [ad]
25 Jun
More than a miracle is an emotional and heart-rending story of a mother’s love for her son, and ferocity in which we would go to any length to save someone we love. It is a story of trials and triumphs, but mostly of faith; of believing that no matter the situation or the circumstance, God has a way of pulling one through if we firmly believe and trust in Him. It is a story of hope and love – for life, family, friends, and God
25 Jun
Organisers of the Ebedi International Writers Residency have said four female writers from Ghana and Nigeria are now in Iseyin, Oyo State for the June/July 2023 edition of the programme.
11 Jun
Perhaps, no former civil servant has explained the complexities of the Nigerian Civil Service as succinctly and elaborately as Dr. Bukar Usman, who retired as a Permanent Secretary in the Presidency.
11 Jun
Tributes from writers and scholars across the globe have started to pour in for Prof. Nduka Otiono,n the author of DisPlace, a collection of poems on the weight of exile on the poet in the western world.


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Senior officials of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) secretariat have met new Nigeria’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, to discuss the future of AMCOW, the preparation towards the seventh AfricaSan Conference coming up in Swakopmund, Namibia next month.
21 mins ago
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has stressed the importance of having cybersecurity and digital literacy in school curriculums.
43 mins ago
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.
44 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged the positive impact of the National Youth Games, saying it generates both direct and indirect employment opportunities in the sports value chain, particularly for the host state.
55 mins ago
Politicians and scholars are calling for a review of the variant of democracy that is in vogue in Africa, where citizens don’t get rewarded with a better life and the electoral process becomes something like magic, such that it becomes easier to take a voyage ....
55 mins ago
In a last-minute effort to stall the indefinite strike billed to commence tomorrow, the Federal Government has again sought concessions with labour unions by presenting new offers for consideration.
58 mins ago
The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has extolled the qualities of Nigerian people in a newly released Afrobeats solo track produced to mark the country’s 63rd Independence anniversary.
1 hour ago
A consultant Cardiologist with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Eze Nwafor, has said heart problems are increasing, because of economic challenges in the country. 
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Former President Muhammadu Buhari has never regretted decisions he took in office. Buhari’s former Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with BBC Hausa monitored in Kaduna.
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The Nigerian luxury real estate market has taken a beating lately due to several indices, which include stricter government regulations and economic factors.