The Nigeria-rooted academic and writer Nnedi Okorafor has been on a steady climb in the world of literature and entertainment. She graced the red carpet with the man who accompanied her. To many the name of the man, George R.R. Martin, is more famous than Nnedi Okorafor, at least to some. To her fanbase Nnedi … Continue reading She got that glow
Today is the start of a festival at the northern Nigerian town Minna. Many literary events take place in the southern parts of the country and it seems that the northern parts are left behind and left on their own. Well, Minna takes up the challenge. Have a look at the website of this festival.
Ben Okri has made a name for himself as writer, based in The United Kingdom, with his Nigerian roots. Now he is making a name for his adaptation of a famous novel by the French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. He turned the novel into a play. He wanted to stress the situation of the Arab with … Continue reading ‘I was nearly shot because I couldn’t speak my dad’s language’
The writer of this article travelled north of Lagos, the former capital city of Nigeria. He travelled to Abẹ́òkuta to meet the famous writer Wole Soyinka at his house, a bit secluded.
The World Championship Football is played out on fields in Russia. One of the participants is the Green Eagles team. The national squad from Nigeria. Nigerian football has seen many famous names, some of the players have played and play for major teams in Europa (and other continents) where they have gained glory. Think of … Continue reading The history of football in Nigeria
Harold Pinter was a famous British dramatist. His name is attached to an important prize. Now this prize has been awarded to the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In this article you will read more about this prize and the reasons for awarding it to Chimamanda.