Book to be unveiled March 1st in Lagos   By Nsikan Ikpe     Veteran Nigerian social commentator, media practitioner and columnist, Otunba Tola Adeniyi is out with a new book which he is personally describing as his 'landmark bequest to the country, particularly...
  GTBANK LAUNCHES THE DUSTY MANUSCRIPT CONTEST By Nsikan Ikpe   Succour has come for the craft of creative writing in Nigeria as the pan-African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, launches the Dusty Manuscript Contest to give budding writers the opportunity to...
Bill Gates reacts to Stephen Pinker's new book, Enlightenment Now American billionaire and Microsoft founder,  has not hidden the fact that he is mightily impressed by the author, Stephen Pinker. After a very generous endorsement of the author's previous book, The...
New books presented, sessions raise multiple issues as the literati gather Credit: Praxis Magazine By Nsikan Ikpe   The novelist, Chuma Nwokolo and the journalist, Dapo Olorunyomi are among Nigeria's literary practitioners that are participating in the 2017 Lagos Book and Arts Festival,...
Book review: Jacques Pauw’s President’s Keepers. Joining the dots. Brilliantly. By Alec Hogg, Biznews.com   Although we operate in the same small sector, I’ve never met Jacques Pauw. But the next time I’m in the Swartland, I have every intention of sampling...
Declines payment requests on free PDF copies By John Eche   The author of a damning new book that was released in South Africa last week, and which copiously outlines those it claims are involved in covering up the alleged misdeeds of...
Bookseller insists he has a right to sell despite security threats By John Eche     South Africans are rushing to the shops to get copies of a controversial new book, The President's Keepers, after agents of the State Security Services made it...
Nigerian-American storyteller bags award By Ada Anioji   Okey Ndibe's book, “Never Look an American in the Eye,” has won the Connecticut Book Award in the nonfiction category. According to a Facebook notice by the author, he is 'so grateful to Connecticut Humanities...
Kenyan writer in the news once again as possible winner of coveted prize   By Ada Anioji   Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo is being tipped in informed circles as a possible winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2017. Ngugi, who is the...
Gov. Okowa commissions new library complex at Oleh By Ada Anioji   Apparently responding to public criticism on the decrepit state of library facilities in the state, and notably in the Isoko area, the Delta State Government has now gone ahead to...

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