Pain drove me to poetry, but love kept me – Hauwa Shafi’i Nuhu

Hauwa Shafii Nuhu is a promising poet whose works have appeared in The Kalahari Review, Brittlepaper, Praxis magazine and many other platforms. She is currently a Law student in Bayero University, Kano. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, Hauwa discusses her parent’s influence on her writing, her life as a poet as well as why she is now more at More...

by Muhammed Adamu | Published 2 weeks ago
By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
0 Comments

My New Year message to writers

By Wale Okediran The year 2016, was for me, a mixed bag of happy and sad emotions on the domestic, professional and political fronts. However, by the grace of God, I had a very fulfilling artistic endeavour in 2016. More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
0 Comments

Children writers shouldn’t be too preachy in their story-telling – Ameh

Teresa Oyibo Ameh, who hails from Kogi state, is one of the reputable children’s writers of the moment. A mother and philanthropist, Ameh has seven children titles to her credit: ‘The Twins Visits’, ‘The More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
0 Comments

Boys must cry: Masculinity in Nigerian fiction

By Nicole Gervasio In contemporary Nigerian literature, muscular heroes of postcolonial independence have lost their swagger. Today’s patriarchs read like quaint fogies, stomping their feet about government, money, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
0 Comments

Medicine taught me how to write – Okediran (II)

Continued from last week With educational background in Medicine, what informed your foray into literature and are you not unfulfilled that the literary side of you has outshined other engagements of yours? The More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
0 Comments

Kaduna primary schools get mobile libraries, books

Primary schools pupils in Kaduna State will get a fresh impetus to learn, as 100 primary schools in the state become beneficiaries of a mobile library each with 100 beautiful and colourfully illustrated storybooks More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
0 Comments

4 ways to get over a breakup

Breakups are not easy. It can be devastating to end a relationship, but it is also a new beginning. This is your time to not only discover more about yourself but also learn about what you really want in your next More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
0 Comments

Elechi Amadi was captive of conscience – Soyinka

Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has said the late renowned writer, Captain Elechi Amadi, was a captive of conscience, human solidarity and justice. In a condolence message to the family More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
0 Comments

Jigawa fights against illiteracy with Jolly Phonics

As part of efforts to boost education as well as promoting quality education in the state, the Jigawa State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) launched the second year of Jolly Phonics Literacy Project in partnership More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
0 Comments

AWF closes 2016 in high spirit

By Ibrahim Ramalan Last Saturday at the Nanet Suit, Abuja, the Guest Writer Session of the Abuja Writers Forum held its last reading for the year and the event closed for the year in high spirit. Instead of the More...

Get News Alerts