31 May 2019
Since the emergence 20 years ago of the Fourth Republic, the longest lasting republic after Nigeria’s independence, no president has won with massive support as President Muhammadu Buhari.
12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…
17 Mar 2019
Nigerian literature is expanding in space, context and productivity but this expansion is yet to benefit from a robust engagement from the critics in tandem with the experience of the 80s and 90s and commensurate....
21 Oct 2018
Ahead of the international Convention of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) holding in Lagos this week, preparations at advanced stage for the hosting of the biggest gathering of Nigerian writers.
23 Sep 2018
The allusion to waiting for ‘Godot’ suggests an endless and fruitless wait. In this case, the waiting will soon end, as a winner is sure to emerge at the appointed time.
10 Sep 2018
The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature has approved a final shortlist of three books out of the 11 released in July 2018.
2 Sep 2018
Later this month, the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, sponsors of Nigeria Prize for Literature, will announce the three shortlisted plays for this year’s award.In its 14 years, the company has given out $780,000, which in today’s Naira market (1 USD = 362.17 NGN), is about N282,492,600 million.
1 Jul 2018
Criticism is rarely a popular genre of literature. But emerging issues in modern narrative makes it important and essential. This age old tradition came to the fore at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State recently, when the Association of Nigerian Authors...
2 May 2018
In line with the yearly observance of UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day 2018, Abuja literary enthusiasts had a swell time as Fahimta Literary Discourse and Orpheus Literary Foundation held a Stakeholders’ Roundtable about the state of books and publishing value chain.
1 Oct 2017
A nation is supposed to have a book policy that guides the operations of the book industry. The policy normally shows how government can create enabling environment for writers and other stakeholders in the book industry to operate
1 Oct 2017
Denja Abdullahi said, “We decided to go with the current re-appraisal of the issue of canonization of books and writers in world literature as it affects African writers.
3 Sep 2017
Nigerian Writers Series 2 books, dedicated to children’s literature, are out. It is a culmination of over a year’s process of competitive call, sifting through manuscripts and arriving at a group of three adjudged publishable by the series editors.