Category: Literature

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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 [...]
Winners of GT Bank Dusty Manuscript unveiled

Winners of GT Bank Dusty Manuscript unveiled

After months of carefully poring, sifting and curating over 1000 manuscripts that spanned crime, romance, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery/thriller genre, sub [...]
20 budding writers enter final stage of Dusty Manuscript contest

20 budding writers enter final stage of Dusty Manuscript contest

After spending several weeks poring over more than 1000 stories submitted for the Dusty Manuscript Contest, the judges of the competition have selecte [...]
Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize for African writing

Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize for African writing

Three Nigerians have made the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist. They are Nonyelum Ekwempu for her story, ‘American Dream’, Olufunke Ogun [...]
GT Bank Dusty Manuscript competition: The journey so far

GT Bank Dusty Manuscript competition: The journey so far

The race to finding the eventual winners of the 2018 edition of The Dusty Manuscript which began in February, is on. With less than a month to announc [...]
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