Soyinka at 85… Kongi defying age with grace
Perched at the wooded end of a picturesque estate, the redbrick house was serene and welcoming this morning, when students from 21 states of the federation and some others mobilised from about 10 schools around Abeokuta, sat with him for an interactive session.
Nigerian authors nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize
Two Nigerian writers Chimamanda Adichie and Nnedi Okorafor have been nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize for Literature. The alternative Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by a Swedish non-profit organization called The New Academy. The New Academy was founded on the initiative of a Swedish journalist and author Alexandra Pascalidou following the announcement of…