Nigeria

Four Books to Look Forward to in 2015

  Four Books to Look Forward to in 2015 Elnathan John, whose first novel is scheduled to be released this year by Cassava Republic 1. Eight New Generation ...

“The Price of Things”

“The Price of Things” Last night, after leaving the festival site, called the June 12th Cultural Centre, I took a motorbike taxi home; in the first instance, th...

“Journey to Ake”

“Journey to Ake” If you’ve only watched Lagos Airport – the infamous documentary about said airport, your impression of Murtala Muhammed airport will be a bit ...

Interview: Lola Shoneyin

Last year, a major festival of Arts and Books launched in Nigeria, and surprisingly it wasn't based in one of the larger cities in the country, Abuja, Calabar, ...

Ebola in Nigeria: Should we be worried?

The Ebola outbreak in 3 of West Africa's smallest countries over the past few months continues, with increasing efforts to check its spread, not least in Nigeri...

Review: Finding Fela

'Finding' Fela is the kind of documentary that should be abysmal but isn’t; clearly a marketing conceit from the makers of ‘Fela: The Musical’ – it transcends i...