By Ada Anioji   The adult continent of the 18th Annual Lagos Book and Arts Festival, LABAF will focus on interrogating the use of knowledge as a weapon for responding to the vagaries of terror and fundamentalism that continues to maintain...
  Shock as Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo misses again! By Ada Anioji   Outrage, shock and anger has greeted yesterday's annoncement by the Nobel Committee awarding its 2016 Literature prize to the musician, Bob Dylan. Before now, there were very strong feelers all...
Events commence September 16 By Ada Anioji   Foremost literary scholar, Professor Isidore Okpewho will be buried September 17, 2016 in New York, sources close to the family have revealed. The pan-African achiever, who has had a distinguished career as an oral literature...
May be buried in a fortnight By John Eche   Tributes have continued to pour in for the scholar and literary icon, Professor Isidore Okpewho who died recently in a Binghamton Hospital, in Upstate New York where he had lived and taught since 1991. An...
Epistle To President Buhari By Nengi Josef Owei I TOOK the loss of Elechi Amadi at a personal level, Your Excellency. I feel related to him, and I’m happy to have known him one on one, not just as a writer...
Otunba Olayinka Lawal-Solarin is indeed a total book personality. From 1969 when he set up Literamed Publications Limited, he has not rested. It's been year after year of pouring himself into the cause of Nigerian national book development, a...
By Ada Anioji Students from some 30 primary and secondary schools took part in the annual FCT Inter-school Performing Arts Competition (FIPAC), which was held in Abuja on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The competition was sponsored by the United Bank for...
By Ada Anioji   This year's edition of the Nigerian National Reading Week was marked from 18th- 23rd April 2016. Sunbird African Media Limited, the publishers of The Difference Newspaper, has over time invested in making this an annual event and this...
By Ada Anioji   A new book by the writer, Chido Onumah is due to be presented to the public  at a launch on May 31. The book, We are all Biafrans is a collaboration between Parresia Publishers Ltd and the African Centre...
Raphael James is indeed a very vibrant and most engaging personality; one that you will call a man of many parts. Amongst others, his passion spans areas like zoo-keeping, women’s development, travel and the environment. But what excites us...

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