CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S WRITING WORKSHOP KICKS OFF IN AWKA

After ten years in Lagos, the highly acclaimed Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop hosted by multiple prize-winning novelist and public intellectual, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has moved to Awka, Anambra State, Adichie’s home state. Almost reminiscent of Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Return of the Native,’ Adichie’s choice to move her workshop to Awka this year in order to give her home state a feel of it has … Continue reading CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S WRITING WORKSHOP KICKS OFF IN AWKA

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NDUKA OTIONO, CARLETON UNIVERSITY DON, TO OFFER BIOCRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON JAMES EZE’S ‘dispossessed’

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Awka, the capital of Anambra State shall witness literary fireworks as some of Africa’s finest writers and scholars gather to welcome ‘dispossessed,’ a collection of poems by James Eze. The Graduate Programme Coordinator at the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, Prof Nduka Otiono has confirmed that he would be on hand to provide what he called “Biocritical … Continue reading NDUKA OTIONO, CARLETON UNIVERSITY DON, TO OFFER BIOCRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON JAMES EZE’S ‘dispossessed’

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JUDE IDADA, NLNG AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, STORMS PORT-HARCOURT, BONNY WITH ‘BOOM BOOM’

David Diai The cosmopolitan, oil industry cities of Port Harcourt and Bonny, basked in the glow of a sumptuous literary fiesta, in the third week of November 2019, when award winning Nigerian author, screen writer, actor, poet, playwright and producer, Jude Idada, came to town bearing good tidings, as he embarked on an engaging reading tour of his excellent prize winning book Boom Boom, thrilling … Continue reading JUDE IDADA, NLNG AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, STORMS PORT-HARCOURT, BONNY WITH ‘BOOM BOOM’

ANA Enugu 2019: THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED IN BRIEF – By Chike Ofili

This history is longer than you appear to know my brother, Aslu. They are connected. Wa di connected nwanem. There is a nexus between the last ANA leadership and the ANA leaderships since Dr. Wale Okediran left power. It is a sneaky and silky smooth operation that was lost on many. But never on me their victim as many others too feeble to fight back. … Continue reading ANA Enugu 2019: THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED IN BRIEF – By Chike Ofili

WHY I WANT TO BE ANA PRESIDENT – Chike Ofili

* I AM CONTESTING TO BE MADE ANA PRESIDENT TO MAKE US TO COLLECTIVELY SET ANA FREE… * From the INTERNAL BONDAGE of a BACKWARD POLITICAL DYNASTY of a CABAL and the EXTERNAL BONDAGE of WRITERS in the BOOK INDUSTRY A political dynasty that one of the candidates is relying on for ascendancy to the throne which made him to disregarded the voters in A … Continue reading WHY I WANT TO BE ANA PRESIDENT – Chike Ofili

ANA Presidency: CHIKE OFILI, CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE EXPLORE DEAL ON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

David Diai Leading candidate for the presidency of the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Mr. Chike Ofili, has negotiated the possibility of a robust International Creative Writing partnership with globally renowned, mercurial, multiple award winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie. Though details of this exciting global creative writing arrangement are still sketchy, the possibility of the proposed international partnership package for Nigerian writers, featured prominently in … Continue reading ANA Presidency: CHIKE OFILI, CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE EXPLORE DEAL ON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

OSINBAJO, OBASEKI IDENTIFY NIGERIA’S CULTURAL DIVERSITY, UNITY AS STRENGTH AT NAFEST TOWNHALL

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has linked Nigeria’s unity to the cultural diversity of its peoples, adding that beyond oil, tourism harbours immense potentials for the nation’s growth and development. Osinbajo, who was in Edo State to participate in the 2019 National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) hosted by the state, visited the palace of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba … Continue reading OSINBAJO, OBASEKI IDENTIFY NIGERIA’S CULTURAL DIVERSITY, UNITY AS STRENGTH AT NAFEST TOWNHALL