The Advisory Board for Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, on Friday night, announced Nomad, authored by the poet, Romeo Oriogun, as the winner of the $100,000 prize
French writer, Annie Ernaux, has won the Nobel Prize in Literature, for what the Nobel committee chair said was an “uncompromising” 50-year body of work exploring “a life marked by great disparities regarding
The Roman Empire also fell, like all others before it. Then sprang up new empires: British Empire, French Empire, German Empire, etc. They also looked for new people to oppress and colonise.
5 Aug 2022
Nigerian Academy of Letters is foremost Nigeria’s Academy of intellectuals at home and outside the shores of our country.
24 Apr 2022
The 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize.
5 Dec 2021
In 2019, Wisdom Dafinone launched his first set of three books of poetry at the Institute of International Affairs in Lagos Nigeria. The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council
7 Nov 2021
Only a writer of Umberto Eco’s depth and spread of knowledge could generalise the size and direction of a country’s literature from its noir. He is said to have written
8 Oct 2021
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature was yesterday, awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah for his work on the impact of colonialism and the plight of refugees.
30 Mar 2020
Prolific writer and Co-author of popular English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Phoebean Ajibola Ogundipe has died at the age of 92. The author passed away on 27 March 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States, where she was buried on the same day. However, her death was announced days later, in a statement which…
19 Jan 2020
Fifty years ago in the Bight of Biafra, the anger and love that created rivulets of blood that coloured the landscape of Igboland crimson and changed the concept of Nigeria
29 Dec 2019
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has suddenly become born again. Perhaps, he was, which culture purists did not take note of.
26 Sep 2019
Echezonachukwu Nduka is a triple threat who won’t be put in a box. The recipient of the 2016 Korea-Nigeria Poetry Prize is lauded for his spoken word poetry, his writing and his music. His poetry collection, Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts, has been published by Griots Lounge Publishing and his writings have appeared in fourteen anthologies,…