Quramo Writers’ Prize announces 2021 longlist

Quramo Publishing Limited (Organisers of the Quramo Festival of Words, QFest) has announced the longlist for the annual Quramo Writers’ Prize (QWP). The list of 10 manuscripts was selected from a total of 351 entries received on the portal for…

2021 Quramo Festival of Words to explore words as tool in fight for social justice, equality

Quramo Publishing has announced the third edition of the Quramo Festival of Words (QFest 2021), with the theme: “Transcendence: Words Defying”. This year’s theme, according to a statement by the Director of QFest 2021, Iquo DianaAbasi, will unravel how storytellers…

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim weaves reality with a dose of terror in “Dreams and Assorted Nightmares” – Sage Hassan

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Dreams and Assorted Nightmares reads like a voyage into a Stephen King world – reality with a twist of terror. But Abu writes like a hair maker deftly plaiting perfect cornrows laced with a dark weave. He…

Northern writers and poets begin digital fellowship May 18

Bada Murya Fellowship, which invokes the power of narrative/storytelling to shift perceptions and facilitate accountability in the north, will begin virtually on May 18. Following a call for application and the selection of 15 fellows from a total of 438…

Ukamaka Olisakwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim join Masobe Books

Masobe Books has announced that two renowned writers, Ukamaka Olisakwe and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, have joined its fold. According to a statement by Masobe Books, Ukamaka and Abubakar are important voices in Nigerian literature “because they have used their craft…

Panels, symposium and more on Saturday at LABAF -Gabriella Opara

The Lagos Book and Art festival draws to a close after a week full of discussions, celebrations, mentorship and networking. Here is what will go down on Saturday evening, one day before the curtains fall on the 20-year-old festival. A…

Kudo Eresia-Eke: Man in the bow tie bows out of NLNG – Mike Jimoh

For nearly two and half decades, he was the public face of one of the most successful and efficiently run companies in Nigeria. All through that period, he carried on his duties with the quiet demeanor and calm professionalism that…

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