Chidi Okoye: Uncommon enterprise and breakthrough of dogged artist – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Artists do not come of a harder hue than light-skinned sculptor, painter and poet Chidi A. Okoye. A firm believer in the creative enterprise, Okoye has applied his art diligently in Nigeria, Canada and the United States, surmounting all kinds…

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…

Lagos is such a vibrant city -Julian Huen

Julian Huen, a poet, writer and comedian from Germany, who performed at the Lagos International Poetry Festival (LIPFEST2018) this year in the city of Aquatic Splendour, had barely spent one night in the city but could feel the energy. His…

Only the Poet can write on nothing – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nothing is the only subject I’ve not written about. Nothing is what I want to write on now to complete my cycle of writing on everything. Nothing survived the fire that burnt my house back then save The Quotable Nothing…

I went home last month -Kafayat Quadri

Kafayat Quadri, singer/songwriter, poet, photographer and lawyer is not lost in Lagos. A month prior to this interview, she was home and two months before that as well. Want to know where she come from and where she grew up?…

I’m yet to experience a drop of the energy of Lagos -Kafayat Quadri

Kafayat Quadri, a singer/songwriter, poet, photographer and lawyer loves Lagos for it energy. She says that she has however not experienced even a drop of the said energy. But there is more in the video.

Is Aye-Ola Mabiaku lost in Lagos?

Aye-Ola Mabiaku, writer and performance poet lives in Lagos but travels to her home state of Delta often. For this she says that she is not lost in Lagos. Find out for yourself in the video.

Chika Jones is lost in Lagos

To hear Chika Jones recite his poetry is to go on a journey with him. But there is a journey the poet has not been taking. That is going home to his roots. Get the full gist in the video.

I love Lagos by Chika Jones

Poet, Chika Jones, loves Lagos. The reasons he gives for loving the city by the lagoon will surprise you. But he should be trusted for he is after all a poet who should know. Find out in the video.

Efe Paul Azino lost in Lagos

Efe Paul Azino, poet and festival director, calls Lagos home but knows that home is also elsewhere in a place he has scarcely been to. Where is that and how long ago was the last time he made the trip…

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