Ikeogu Oke wins NLNG’s $.1m literature prize

Ikeogu Oke The Advisory Board of The Nigeria Prize for Literature and Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) yesterday announced Abuja-based poet, Ikeogu Oke, as winner of the 2017 edition of the contest after an intensive process. Consequently, he goes home with the $100,000.00 cash tag. The board chairman, Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, at a press conference […]

Art X Lagos returns with second edition, features 60 artists from 14 countries

Advisory Board Member, ART X Lagos, Femi Lijadu(left); Founder/Director, ART X Lagos, Tokini Peterside; and Marketing Director, Pernod Ricard  Nigeria, Craig Van Niekerk at a press Conference of the  2017 edition of ART X Lagos, in Lagos. PHOTO; SUNDAY AKINLOLU In its efforts at increasing the visibility of Africa’s most innovative artists, and widening Nigeria’s […]

PIN declares October ‘Month of Freedom and Creativity’

Eriata Oribhabor   In recognition of the pivotal role poetry plays in regenerating society and the undeniable impact of literary creativity, Poets in Nigeria (PIN) has declared October ‘Month of Freedom and Creativity.’ Coincidentally, October, earmarked for the celebration of Nigeria’s independence, is also Poets in Nigeria’s second year anniversary, as an entity devoted to […]

MUSON set to ‘Celebrate Excellence in the Arts’ at 21st festival

Lotana Ojukwu of Winehouse Jazz Family (); Director, MUSON School of Music, Mrs. Marion Akpata; festival Planning Committee chairman, Mr. Kitoyi Ibare-Akinsan; trustee, Adeniyi-Williams; patron, Mrs. Francesca Emanuel; Mrs. Omosolape Akinpelu of Meristem Securities Ltd and CEO, BAP, Mrs. Bolanle Austin-Peters at the media briefing announcing MUSON Festival 2017 last week… in Lagos Nigeria’s foremost […]