The Poem Is Mightier Than Cancer- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The legendary poet W.H. Auden famously wrote that “poetry makes nothing happen.”. I beg to differ. Poetry makes everything happen. A poem is mightier than the bomb for one. Quote me! Which bomb-maker or thrower is mightier than Yeats, Eliot,…

Remembering Ikeogu Oke – Michael Jimoh

On Friday, September 22, 2017, I met and spoke with, for the first time, Ikeogu Oke, one of three poets shortlisted for the Nigeria Prize for Literature the same year. Others were Ogaga Ifowodo and Tanure Ojaide. Three of them…

*One injured, properties destroyed as fire gut buildings in Lagos (Punch) * Buhari approves enhanced salary structure for NPF (Guardian)

One injured, properties destroyed as fire gut buildings in Lagos (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified person sustained injury as fire gutted a residential building, which also houses an interior decoration firm, Goldland Interiors and Furniture, at Omole Bus Stop in the Ogba…

Buhari mourns Ikeogu Oke, condoles family, literary community

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply grieved to learn of the passing of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 Nigeria LNG Ltd-sponsored Nigerian Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke. On behalf of the Federal Government, said a statement…

A documentary fest, dance drama and many more shows

Lagos loves to party and it would not be Lagos if it didn’t have so many shows and events. See for yourself.   iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) filmmakers from all over the world have converged at the iREPRESENT…

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