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.
Reviving the pioneer literary club, Mbari through Ibadan literary society
Christopher Okigbo, JP Clark, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Demas Nwoko, Mabel Segun and a few others, pioneers of Nigeria’s literary and cultural landscape, cut their teeth under the tutelage of a German, Mr. Uli Beier ...
Intertwine of two young hearts on the path of faith
Titi Horsfall’s fictional narrative, Influence of a King (Deep River Books, Oregon, U.S.; 2015), her second after From an Orphan to a Queen Esther, is the unusual story of two young hearts born in far-flung places...
How to rekindle interest in fiction writing
For the publisher of defunct Next newspaper, Olojede, the prize is making efforts to bridge the gap of “insufficient infrastructure for publishing.
The abiding relevance of Erediauwa
The book, A Benin Coronation: Oba Erediauwa by Tam Fiofori, paints a poetically enchanting picture of the March 1979 crowning ceremonies of Oba Erediauwa as the 38th Oba of the Benin Kingdom.
Literature in the service of anti-graft campaign
For grooming better citizens that will shun corruption and other vices, Emeritus professor of English, Ayo Banjo, has urged Nigerians to embrace the country’s literature and read it widely.
Mujila: Etisalat Prize opens great visibility to book, writer
The African literature isn’t just limited to francophone African writers. Before being an author, I am first an avid reader.