Grim headlines fire youngster’s imagination to inspiring debut novel
As hard times continue to bite Nigerians, epitomized by socio-political, religious and economic woes, the writerly segment of society is having a rich harvest, and actually fueling their imagination from it.
Memory, identity take centre stage at Ojaide, Omatseye reading in Ibadan
Although Nigeria’s Niger Delta has produced some of the finest writers in the country, there seems to be little conversation going on among them or cross-conversation between them and writers from other regions.
‘Hardship a canvass for hope, big dreams’
Rather than cringe and be overwhelmed by despair during hard times, there is need to keep hope alive, dream big dreams and be prepared to seize every available opportunity for self-advancement ...
Lack of information, level of awareness bane of standardization in Africa, says Angya
That was the submission of Dr. Paul Angya, the Director General of the body saddled with the responsibility of ensuring that the products sold in the country are of high quality and standards.
Book charts path to human, organisational growth
Tibetan Buddhism priest, Dalai Lama, is known for his universal aphorism: “Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.” Deacon Moses Obuba Kalu might not have read or heard of this Buddha sage ...
Cambell-Fatoki reads from Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon today
Quramo Publishing Limited has released Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon, a collection of short stories by Nigerian-American author Nike Campbell-Fatoki. She will also read from it today in Lagos.
Molara Wood kicks off CORA Book Trek 2016 with reading from Indigo, Route 234
Wood also gave insight into her writerly life, how her childhood fascination with books fueled it. She said she kept a dairy as a child and always had her nose in books combined with what she called her ‘atrocious memory’.
Four women herald Soyinka’s 82nd birthday cultural exchange programme
Four women working in cultural and advocacy projects, Prof. Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka, Hafsat Abiola Costello, Kadaria Ahmed and Sola Salako will discuss an important topic that underlines issue plaguing vulnerable groups...
Etisalat unveils judges for 2016 Literature Prize
Since inception, the Etisalat Prize for Literature (EPL) has lived up to its billing as the pan-African prize that celebrates first-time writers of published fiction books.