To give more African writers opportunity to enter for the yearly James Currey Prize for African Literature, organisers have extended the deadline for the 2023 from to June 12, 2023. Entries would have closed on April 1, 2023.
For Afolabi Oluwaseun, there is need to question the moment for a deeper understanding of life. Speaking at the launch of his book titled, In The Age of Gods & Monsters, in Lagos recently, he said issues such as, religion, politics, hope, pleasure, art, environment and struggles of human fate must be interrogated.
At a first glance into the book, one will observe the author was deliberate about creating a pleasurable reading experience for his readers. From the wonderful choice of font-text used – Georgia, with a unique size 12 and adequate spacing...
Chairman, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc., Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, has advised youths on the importance of first impression. Speaking at the unveiling of his book, Akin Ogunbiyi: Footprints Of A Peerless Entrepreneur...
Bibiani Books has released The Tragedy Of Being Born Beautiful to the Nigerian market. The book, an anthology that interprets human experiences from the African prism, touches diverse aspects of life. Written by Cookey Iwuoha, the collection of poetry is divided into four parts — Dawn, Sunrise, Sunset and Twilight. In Dawn, the poet concentrates…
Nigerian-born H.B Asari and 27 other writers have made the shortlist for 2023 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Little Words: The title is modest with a poignant juxtaposition between reality and fantasy. This book possesses a coherent simplicity that could pass for common sense.
Tuesday, March 21 is World Poetry Day. The Day “celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity,” according to United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the day was hatched and adopted by UNESCO in 1999, on the occasion of its 30th General Conference held in Paris to “give fresh recognition and impetus to national, regional and international poetry movements
The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism, sponsored by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, has called on dramatists and playwrights in the country to submit their winning copies for the 2023 edition of the the prizes. Entries close on March 31, 2023.
The documentary film, No U-Turn, by Nigerian filmmaker, Ike Nnaebue, has won the ECOWAS Prize for the Best Film on West African Integration at the 28th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
Written by Sarah Ladipo Manyika, published in 2022 by Footnote Press, Between Starshine and Clay is a composition of encounters with 11 living and 1 deceased titan of modern history.
Oba Adeyeye charged the committee members to go and plan for the sod turning and flag-off of the proposed centre named after Oloye Alabi as a way of meeting the funding need of the project.