Ambode flags One Lagos Fiesta

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has flagged One Lagos Fiesta. The festival which will be an annual festival will hold simultaneously in five locations across the state including Epe,…

Three Nigerians awarded 2015 Morland Writing Scholarship Awards

Three Nigerians Akwaeke Emezi, Bolaji Odofin and Noo Saro Wiwa have being awarded this year’s Miles Morland Foundation. Emezi and Odofin with receive 18,000 pounds each which is about six…

South Africans Dominate Etisalat Shortlist

Two South Africans Penny Busetto and Rehana Rossouw have being shortlisted for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The shortlist which was announced today also include Fiston Mwanza Mujila novel…

Government needs to invest huge money on Badagry monuments- Msewedo

Babatunde Msewedo is the director of African Renaissance foundation. He spoke with Adeola Ogunrinde on the need to invest on Badagry Monuments and how African Renaissance Foundation can contribute to…

My Mother Read My Novel Before She Died-Adeniyi

Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi’s novel ‘On the Bank of the River’ is on the long list for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. She spoke recently in an interview with WESTERN POST’s Adeola…

Etisalat Funds Creativity at Ake Arts and Book Festival

Etisalat Nigeria was one of the brands that sponsored this year’s Ake Arts & Book Festival. The festival,, which is an annual event, brings writers and thinkers from Africa and…

Farafina To Publish Butterfly Fish

By Adeola Ogunrinde Jacaranda books art music base in UK is to sell the Nigerian rights of  Irenosen Okojie’s  novel Butterfly Fish to Farafina. According to Okojie who recently attended…

Wiwa Represents The Depth Of Our Possibilities, Says Osundare

By Adeola Ogunrinde Professor Niyi Osundare has praised the works of late Ken Sarao Wiwa saying Wiwa’s works  represents the depth of our possibilities. Osundare made this known last weekend…

Governor Ibikunle Amosun     By Adeola Ogunrinde Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State this morning said ‘literature is the soul of life. He said this at the opening of…

Governor Ibikunle Amosun   By Adeola Ogunrinde Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State this morning said ‘the culture of reading is very critical’. He said this at the opening of…