Peter Badejo: A brief legacy of Nigerian theatre in 70 years!
Tomorrow, Monday, December 11, culture producers will gather to celebrate their own, Peter Adegboyega Badejo, OBE, in what is tagged ‘Platinum Jubilee Honour for a Living Legend and Dance Ambassador.
Why Christopher Okigbo matters 50 years after
The status of an author can be judged by the fullness and variety of the critical attention to his works after his death.
Rape and toxic masculinity in writing
Rape has become a spectre; a tool of male entitlement, as well as a threat issued to keep women in check. From Kenya to Nigeria, prominent men have threatened female colleagues with rape, in widely reported incidents, without censure.
Wole Soyinka’s surprise appearance at felabration
Legendary playwright, Wole Soyinka, made a surprise appearance at the finale of Felabration last Sunday. A cousin of the late revolutionary African musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in whose honour Felabration is held every year, the excited literature professor and 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature.......
Winners emerge in Lagos essay competition
Dr. Idiat Adebule has expressed optimism that literary giants in the class of Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and world-renowned Chinua Achebe would emerge from pupils in the state.
Soyinka, Kukah, Duke, others for Asaba genocide colloquium
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah and former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, are among eminent citizens...
PRONACO to reconvene conference in January
Barely 24 hours after the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) canvassed a return to the 1963 Constitution, the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has announced...
Solanke, first female SAN, makes living legends’ portraiture
A not-for-profit visual documenting initiative, Living Legend, has announced Chief Folake Solanke (SAN), as its 7th icon.