Category: Literature

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Chief Mrs Taiwo unveils autobiography to mark her 70th birthday

Chief Mrs Taiwo unveils autobiography to mark her 70th birthday

A new book, titled 'My Mother’s Daughter,' which is an autobiography of Chief  Mrs. Taiwo Taiwo, would be unveiled to the public on 16th February, [...]
14 year old takes home winning prize in UBA Foundation’s national essay competition

14 year old takes home winning prize in UBA Foundation’s national essay competition

The UBA Foundation, the CSR arm of the United Bank for Africa, today, held its tenth annual National Essay Competition(NEC) in a virtual ceremony [...]
Carleton’s Sprott School of Business Launches Educational Partnership with Atlantic Hall School in Nigeria 

Carleton’s Sprott School of Business Launches Educational Partnership with Atlantic Hall School in Nigeria 

Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business and Atlantic Hall School have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance entrepreneurship [...]
Chimamanda makes another history, wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

Chimamanda makes another history, wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ title for ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, [...]
Writer, Ann Giwa-Amu accuses Adichie of plagiarism

Writer, Ann Giwa-Amu accuses Adichie of plagiarism

Writer, Ann Giwa-Amu has accused Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie of copying her novel, ‘Sade’ which was published in 1996 for her critically acclaimed 2006 n [...]
Tokunbo, Okada and 27 other Nigerian words added in Oxford dictionary

Tokunbo, Okada and 27 other Nigerian words added in Oxford dictionary

29 Nigerian words and expressions have been added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary. While some of the words are borro [...]
The State and a State – A Review of “Silence Would be Treason” by Ken Saro-Wiwa

The State and a State – A Review of “Silence Would be Treason” by Ken Saro-Wiwa

Title: Silence Would Be Treason: Last Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa (Second edition) Edited by Ide Corley et al Published: Daraja Press Year or P [...]
Novelist, Chigozie Obioma, shortlisted for £50,000 Booker Prize

Novelist, Chigozie Obioma, shortlisted for £50,000 Booker Prize

For the second time, Chigozie Obioma, whose 2015 first novel, The Fishermen, was shortlisted for The Booker Prize, is again on this year’s shortlist o [...]
Nigerian, Lesley Nneka Arimah wins 2019 Caine Prize

Nigerian, Lesley Nneka Arimah wins 2019 Caine Prize

Nigerian and American based writer, Lesley Nneka Arimah, a 2019 United States Artists Fellow in Writing, has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writ [...]
Dele Momodu launches 3 books in honour of late MKO Abiola

Dele Momodu launches 3 books in honour of late MKO Abiola

Journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu has launched three books, all in honour of his late mentor, Chief MKO Abiola who was killed [...]
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