With Hanging Libraries, Nigeria evolves new way to bridge literacy gap
As part of efforts aimed at improving literacy in the country, a group of young Nigerians has come up with an innovative way of making books available in classrooms across the country.
Ipadeola for International Writing Programme
Winner of the 2013 Nigeria Prize for Literature, Mr. Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Programme (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa.
Experts task Yoruba on culture
In a bid to revive the Yoruba culture and language, experts have tasked indigenes to practice the culture and speak the language as a way of transferring them to their children.
In Obo Effanga’s To The Sun at Sundown, nature meets creativity
It was the gathering of the art community last week in Abuja at the reading of a collection of poems — To The Sun at Sundown, in honour of the poet, Obo Effanga. The collection contains 50 poems, coinciding with the number of years Effanga has spent on earth.
Soyinka’s early romance with England 1954-1959: A cold chapter for an anti-form rebel - Part 2
Wole’s greatest point of admiration for Knight had to do with the revered Thespian’s contribution to the critical reinvention of Shakespeare in the first half of the twentieth century...
Osokpor and the tale of seductive impressions
Mindforte Tony Osokpor is the author of Pray for the Peace: A Tale of Seductive Impressions. It is a detective novel electronically published by Black Tower Publishers, Lagos Nigeria.
Modesty and other virtues: The autobiography of Ayo Banjo
Read this book, and you will be sure, if you were not sure before, that Professor Emeritus Ladipo Ayodeji Banjo, JP, CON, NNOM, FNAL is one of the greatest Nigerians of our time. It is doubtful that he consciously set out to make himself one...
King-Aribisala: Writing for me is like breathing
Karen King-Aribisala is a writer and professor in the 26Department of English at the University of Lagos. The Guyana-born academic recently spoke with SUNDAY AIKULOLA at the launch of her award-winning book, Our wife and other stories.
In The Voice in My Pen, students bare their souls
The book, The Voice in my Pen, written by students of Mater Ecclesiae College, Epe, has again revealed the beauty of expressing your inner thoughts through literature. The joy of the students during the formal presentation of the book knew no bounds, as the occasion featured and celebrated them as young authors.