‘There appears to be a resurgence of quality writing in children’s literature’
Servio Gbadamosi heads Winepress Publishing and its parent company, Noirledge Limited, a robust independent publishing house that has in the past 10 years helped mainstream a generation of new voices in Nigerian writing.
Idada: Writing energises me, it is a catalyst, sometimes sedative
Idada has stage plays, collection of short stories and poetry to his credit. His stage plays include, Flood, Brixton Stories, Lost and Coma, 3some. He has also written and published a collection of short stories: A Box of Chocolates and Exotica Celestica.
Interrogating Multilingualism, national development in Nigeria
Chris Uchenna Agbedo’s Multilingualism and National Development in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges examines the multilingual situation in Nigeria. It interrogates the apparent failure to manage centrifugal and centripetal forces in a manner that will douse the flaming embers of conflictin....
Maryam, Tega, others for writers residency
Maryam, Sakina, and Tega, are among the writers from West and Central Africa are to participate in the November edition of the PenPen Africa Writers Residency.
Okey Ndibe: Writing as activism
Hewett (2005) describes the third generation of African writing as a group whose account “is one of triumph over adversity, a story of courageous individuals refusing to be silenced...
‘Impacting young people’s creativity through craft books’
Staying in the midst of school children and young people, teaching them different creative skills, no doubt, has made Ukwudi Maryann Ogbeche to discover the dearth of craft books in the country. This has spurred her to consider filling the void.
Emerald Obahiaghon in The Mind’s Eye
Emerald Obahiaghon, 17, is very good at four attention-demanding creative endeavours. She is a writer, singer, actor and TV presenter. Recently, she released her first book, The Mind’s Eye and her single titled, Heaven Hears My Prayers.
Jude Idada wins Nigeria prize for literature
For Jude Idada, luck finally shone on him on Friday as he was named the 2019 winner of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, for the cycle on Children’s Literature.
Interrogating Nigerian copyright law report 2019
The desire and necessity for law reporting can be traced to the important doctrine called ‘judicial precedent’, which is the core aspect of Nigeria’s jurisprudence and it has become part of legal practice.
Masobe books list new authors, books
Six writers have joined the Masobe Books family. These writers share the publishing firm’s ethos of creating an exciting body of work. The books, which will be published between now and the fourth quarter of 2020, are: