A tale of two Nigerians and the German Consulate
On Tuesday 17 2017, the Lekki traffic was monstrous as at 7am and the only option was a bike for a visa interview for 8:30 am. As a frequent traveller to East Africa (which has a visa on arrival policy in most nations in that region).....
Stakeholders’ take as frenetic season of book festivals ends
Wikidepia's description of a literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers’ festival, comes handy in delineating the place of a gathering for conversation...
Google Honours Chinua Achebe With A Doodle
On what would have been his 87th birthday, late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has been honoured with a Google doodle. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Considered as one of the greatest African writers of his generation, Achebe's best-known novel…
Winners emerge in Lagos essay competition
Dr. Idiat Adebule has expressed optimism that literary giants in the class of Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and world-renowned Chinua Achebe would emerge from pupils in the state.
‘Future of children depends on quality of literature at their disposal’
Though, the concept of children’s literature continues to be popular, the quality of some of the literary works has begun to raise concern among critics and scholars.
Onobrakpeya… Second national medal for mastery in visual culture
For being continuously recognised, home and abroad, as a distinguished artist, Onobrakpeya (born 1932), owes his resplendent career to quite a number of innovations he has introduced into the visual arts profession, specifically in the print genre.
WAEC results as metaphor of collapsing education standards in Southwest
For some consecutive years, Nigeria’s Southwest states have stuck out like a sore thumb in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) with their dismal performance.
Soyinka, Clark, Ike, others to celebrate Okigbo’s legacy
Fifty years on, Christopher Okigbo Foundation, set up by his daughter, Obiageli Okigbo, in collaboration with the University of Ibadan, will hold the Christopher Okigbo Conference at Trendchard Hall, University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Help bring generational shift in political leadership, Agbakoba urges Obasanjo
Former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has called on the ex-Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to use his political clout to bring generational shift in political leadership.