Typical of the extremely organised personality that he is, the multiple award-winning poet, Niyi Osundare, had already “served notice” of his imminent visit to Nigeria, weeks before he came.
The federal government yesterday said that no winner merited the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award for 2022.
9 Feb 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, conferred the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) Award for years 2020 and 2021 on three Nigerians who distinguished themselves in the fields of medicine and science.
3 Jan 2019
A renowned playwright, Prof. Olufemi Obafemi, has attributed the inability of Nigerian universities to attract students and lecturers from around the world to the decay in the country’s educational sector.
20 Dec 2017
The Nigerian National Merit Award, (NNMA) was established about four decades ago to stimulate and reward intellectual, academic and professional excellence for national development in Nigeria.
8 Dec 2017
It was reward for excellence as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday conferred the 2017 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on the celebrated...
11 Jan 2017
This 2017 edition of the yearly literary get-together of writers and scholars of the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria, hosted by Professor Tanure Ojaide...
30 Nov 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged eminent laureates to proffer solution to the current economic recession.
29 May 2016
Having read Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun’s illuminating autobiography, I Remember, I felt justified by my enthusiasm in accepting from the publishers, the privilege and challenge of bringing it to the attention ...