Lolo I motivates students at career guidance workshop
Media personality and artiste, Omotunde Adebowale-David, was the star attraction at the Ogun State edition of Promasidor Harness Your Dream career guidance workshop in Abeokuta.
British Council promotes reading in mother tongue
British Council, in partnership with African Storybook Initiative, just concluded the maiden edition of the Story Making West Africa project. The project brought together writers and illustrators in a weeklong residential workshop that resulted in the production
Two UNILAG lecturers win 2018 edition of Rhodes Artist and Writer Residency Fellowship (RAW)
Professor Peju Layiwola, Head, Department of Creative Arts, and Dr. Patrick Oloko, a senior lecturer in the Department of English, have been awarded the Rhodes Artist and Writer (RAW) Residency Fellowship Programme for 2018.
Glo’s Professor Johnbull cautions keke riders against dangerous lifestyle
The humorous TV drama series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by Globacom, begins a new season this weekend with a note of caution to commercial tricycle riders, popularly known as Keke riders, to desist from dangerous lifestyle....
Chiedu’s biblical view of 100 Things Jesus Did Not Say
Vincent Chiedu’s new book 100 Things Jesus Did Not Say clarifies the misconception about what the bible says concerning Christian doctrines. The main objective of the book is to align with the truth, the queries and doubts that have risen in the minds of many Christians.....
‘How Yusuf Ali literary grant promotes reading awareness’
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) is vested with the responsibility of promoting reading and writing among Nigerians. The association has taken into cognisance the fact that reading culture is gradually dying.
Author tasks government on creative industry, reading culture
An author mrs. Kelicha Ochonogor, has enjoined the Federal Government to support the creativity industry to grow to its full potential. She particularly wants encouragement for book writers by way of recommending their works to schools for use.
Afropolitanism and Nigerian literature: Beyond the sceptical shrugs
The dawn of this millennium was bound to rupture some still beliefs, ideas, traditions and ideologies. Globalisation had been given more verve with the introduction of World Wide Web in the last decade of the 20th century; the once surrealist idea of a global village would then become a ricocheting fact. A few years into…
Calls for entries for 2018 The Nigeria Prize for Literature and Science competition
Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, sponsors of The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science, has called on writers to entries for the 2018 edition of the two prizes. The focus for the literature prize in 2018 is Drama while the science prize will be accepting entries on Innovations in Electric Power Solutions.…
With Abuja book convention, Abubakar Gimba lives on
No less than 500 people from all walks of life recently converged on Idris Abdulkadir Auditorium, National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja, for the maiden edition of Capital Territory Book Convention. Late illustrious writer and former president of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Abubakar Gimba, was immortalised at the book event organised by Delta Book Club,…
Why Gabriel Okara literary festival will not hold this year
For those who wholeheartedly embraced the entrant of Gabriel Okara Literary Festival into the Nigerian calendar of cultural offerings, this may not be the best of times. The festival will not hold this year, according to eggheads at the University of Port Harcourt, host institution for the festival. The festival was last held on April…