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17 Apr 2016
For anyone unfamiliar with the terrain, northern Nigeria is one swath of silence cloaked in inscrutable, unifying Islamic religion that is unknown to the rest of the country.
10 Apr 2016
The yearly London Book Fair (LBF), 2016 edition, opens on April 12 through 14 and will host some 25,000 authors from 124 countries.
10 Apr 2016
One of Nigeria’s leading theatre production companies, Thespian Family Theatre & Productions (TFT), recently honoured veteran theatre practitioners for their unrelenting efforts at promoting theatre arts and entertainment in Nigeria.
2 Apr 2016
I’m always saddened by the fact that Nigeria has produced the greatest body of literature of relevance and strength of any African nation yet little matching national development.
27 Mar 2016
Forty-nine years is a long time indeed, but certainly not long enough for literature, with its long memory, to lose track. While some may have forgotten and moved on...
27 Mar 2016
River People and Other Stories by Peter Ukwa (Words, Rhymes and Rhythm; 2015) raises some thought-provoking life issues that many take for granted. Ukwa uses a simple narrative style to deliver this short...
24 Mar 2016
The book, Introduction to Computer Law in Nigeria (Ink-Spire Ventures Ltd, Lagos; 2015) written by Femi Daniel focuses on the crimes perpetrated with the aid of the computer.
20 Mar 2016
Democratic Republic of Congo writer, Mr. Fiston Mwanza Mujila, has won the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 edition.
20 Mar 2016
Although the theme for the march reading event of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Lagos Chapter, is ‘Salute to the Master Builder...
12 Mar 2016
Ebedi International Writers Residency in Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria, has recognised the contributions four pioneer Nigerian writers towards the development and sustenance of literature
6 Mar 2016
When Lagos Theatre Festival opened on Tuesday, February 23 through 28, at The Kongi Harvest Gallery, Freedom Park, Lagos, it seemed a reclamation of one of the city’s lost pastimes. From Freedom Park, Terra Kulture, University of Lagos and more, theatrical activities – acting, workshop, masterclass –characterised the weeklong event that drew together a clan…
21 Feb 2016
AN abridged biography of the first Registrar, Secretary to the Council, University of Lagos, Late Abudu Yesufu Eke, was launched in Lagos recently. The unveiling of the biography was part of activities marking his 20th remembrance and the 5th anniversary of the endowment of Chief A.Y. Eke Print and Production Laboratory donated to the Department…

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