US-based Nigerian writer Tope Folarin has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing. He received the £10,000 ($15,000) prize for his short story Miracle, set in an evangelical Nigerian church in the US state of Texas. The judges described it as a “delightful and beautifully paced narrative”. Mr Folarin was among five writers […]
Nike from Joel Benson A visit to an art gallery in Lagos, Nigeria, and witnessed, firsthand, African art in all its beauty.
When Tewa Onasanya couldn’t find a single fashion magazine aimed at black women on the shelves of a shop in Essex, England, she decided to start one herself. The pharmacologist, who had no previous experience in journalism or publishing, rallied her friends for advice, and before long they were putting together the first issue of […]
When my wife casually asked me “do you know Angela?”, little did I know the lady with the sweet smile whose daughter attends my daughters’ school will end up on our ‘spotlight’.
Prime Minister of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafaw Balewa, lands in London on his way to New York, just days after Nigeria gained independence from the United Kingdom.
Okay the accent is suspect but her Yoruba is actually much better than mine!