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Lagos celebrates Theo Lawson at 60

The Lagos literary and artistic establishment turned out in their numbers to celebrate Theo Lawson, architect, bon vivant, visionary and moving spirit behind Freedom Park, the eclectic art, literary and event space pat in the heart of Lagos Island. The…

Providus Bank celebrates World Poetry Day with Wole Soyinka

With over 100 specially invited guests seated in the banking hall of their head office in Victoria Island, Providus Bank highlighted their literary bonafides in an evening of poetry tagged “World Poetry Day with WS.” Welcoming guests Walter Akpani, MD…

I wish I can go back to being black-skinned – Bobrisky

Bobrisky, the cross dressing heavily bleached Barbie has said he regrets changing his complexion. Speaking in a segment of actress Beverly Naya’s documentary, Skin, which addresses the skin bleaching phenomenon as well as colourism in Nollywood, Bobrisky said “If I…

Canon Hosts Private Press Screening of Kunle Afolayan’s ‘MOKALIK’

Guests reacted with giggles, laughter and outright applause, during the private press screening of Kunle Afolayan’s anticipated movie, ‘Mokalik’ (Mechanic), which held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Filmhouse theatre, Twin-Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos. Shot on Canon EOS C300…

Writers gather today at Ouida to pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi

If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me (Psalm 139: 9-10). – Pius Adesanmi Professor Pius Adesanmi, award…

Sale of customer’s goods; our hands are clean – Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the alleged sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion. The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos had charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others…

Nigerian writers mourn Prof. Pius Adesanmi

The community of Nigerian writers, scholars and journalists announces with great shock and sadness the sudden and painful passing of our friend, colleague and brother, Professor Pius Adesanmi who was aboard the Ethiopia Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed…

I have a question for Oyinkan Braithwaite – Dami Ajayi

The longlist for 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction was released earlier this week, and, as you know, Naija no dey carry last. Three Nigerian women writers were selected. Sorry, make that two female Nigerian writers and a non-binary transgender person,…

OML 29: Aiteo’s Milestones, FakeNews and Mischief Makers

Criss Jami, a young American poet and philosopher once wrote that “a rumor is a social cancer: it is difficult to contain and it rots the brains of the masses. However, the real danger is that so many people find…

Nembe Creek Well Explosion: More Than Meets The Eye – Ayo Fadahunsi

The predicament that played out on Friday, 1st March 2019, in Bayelsa is indeed a disaster like the others before it in the different parts of the country. The Mile 1 community and others within earshot were in the wee…

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