CORA opens entries for 2017 Ken Saro-Wiwa prize for book review
The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), promoters of the yearly Lagos Book & Art Festival (LABAF), has opened submission for entries in the yearly Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize For Book Review 2017.
Arterial Network Nigeria, has called for a halt to proceedings on a new bill at the National Assembly, which seeks to set up a federal agency to be known as the NGO Regulatory Commission.
History and politics in 21st century Nigerian poetry - Part 1
History and politics are common themes in Nigerian poetry. From the pioneer writings of the nationalist poets, to the first, second, and third generations of Nigerian poets, history and politics have manifested as salient motifs.
Nigerian written literature since 1914 - Part 2
Just as the University College, Ibadan trained writers were coming of age, the pioneer poets such as Dennis Osadebay, K. Epelle, Enitan Brown, Adeboye Babalola etc held the forte.
A writers’ body and the burdens of current Nigerian writing - Part 2
The possible link between this theme andthat of terrorismis strong. Terrorism, like torture, exploits the vulnerabilities of the body to make a political statement.
Nobel Peace Prize for Nigerian leaders?
“Nigeria will reach a deal with Niger Delta militants in 2017.” That is the topmost prediction by SB Morgen, one of the up and coming, risks analysis, intelligence and consulting groups in Nigeria.
The unfortunate generation writes back: The signifying tears in Akeem Lasisi’s night of flight - Part 2
Denji Ladele and Dejo Faniyi inform that it was a usual ceremonial engagement predominantly held in the Ogbomoso, Oyo, Iseyin, Okeho, Saki and Ibadan areas of Yoruba land, about 60 to 80 years ago...
The Unfortunate Generation writes back: The signifying tears in Akeem Lasisi’s Night Of Flight - Part 1
Ever recurring within the sanguine stream of Nigerian literary criticism is the volatile whirlpool of the ‘generational debate,’ which has monumentally constructed polemical signposts of the Nigerian literary canon.