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Obaseki congratulates Edo-born author, Irenosen Okojie, winner of AKO Caine Prize...

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Irenosen Okojie, an indigene of Edo State, for winning the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing with her short story, ‘Grace Jones’, from Nudibranch, a collection of short stories published by Dialogue Books (2019).

Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces For Change’ Vogue list features Chimamanda Adichie

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has been featured in Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces of Change’ list for British Vogue cover.

My tribute to late Prof.  Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi

Tales from 2018 Lagos theatre festival

Although the 2018  edition of Lagos Theatre Festival, LTF which began on February 27, ended   Sunday, March 4, the memory it created in the hearts of theatre lovers will linger for long.

NLNG calls for entries for 2018 Nigeria prize for Literature

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Limited, sponsors of The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science, is calling for Entries for the 2018 edition of the prizes. The focus for the literature prize in 2018 is Drama while the science prize will be accepting entries on Innovations in Electric Power Solutions.

Breaking: Princess Tutu’s paint sells for African record N508m

Ben Enwonwu’s Tutu (1974). Photograph: Ben Enwonwu/Bonhams Press Office
Ben Enwonwu’s  paint of Ile-Ife princess,  Adetutu Ademiluyi, known as Tutu, has fetched in a London auction £1, 205,000, four times more than expected.

Film on Tafawa Balewa’s book screens at Berlin Festival

Sir Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s Prime Minister in the First Rebublic
A film adaptation of the book “Shehu Umaru” written by Sir Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s Prime Minister in the First Rebublic, has been listed for screening at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival in Germany.

Vestiges of Baba Buratai’s  foreverhood

Vestiges of Baba Buratai’s  foreverhood

NLNG rewards 2017 Literature, Science Prizes winners with $200,000

By Prisca Sam-Duru & Vera Anyagafu Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, yesterday at a Public Presentation in Lagos, formally presented The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science, which come...

Missing Iconic Nigerian Painting found in London flat

Ben Enwonwu’s Tutu (1974). Photograph: Ben Enwonwu/Bonhams Press Office
A missing painting of a Nigerian princess that attained an almost mythical status after going decades unseen has been discovered in a north London flat.