Category: Books

Buhari lauds NLNG literary, science prize winners

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated writer, poet and journalist, Ikeogu Oke, for winning the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Prize for Literature, with his “The Heresiad”, after an intensive process of adjudication. President Buhari commended …
Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature prize

British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. The novelist was praised by the Swedish Academy as a writer “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath …

Toni Kan reads from The Carnivorous City

The book is The Carnivorous City, the venue is Quintessence at Ikoyi, Lagos and and the author is Toni Kan. At a well-attended booking reading on 9 September Toni Kan’s storytelling prowess went from writing …

214,952 students cheated in WASSCE

Some 214,952 candidates cheated in the May-June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and their results have been withheld by the authorities. Mr. Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office of the West African Examination …