Tag: Lola Shoneyin

SponsorNovember 1, 2018

With Yemi Osinbajo, Abubakar Suleiman, Lola Shoneyin and others, the Aké Arts and Book Festival 2018 was a memorable one

The 2018 Aké Arts and Book Festival held from Friday, October 26, to Sunday, October 28, 2018, for the first ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 25, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Lola Shoneyin, Kayode Ogundamisi, Piers Morgan, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

EditorDecember 16, 2017

Dami Ajayi profiles Lola Shoneyin: The cultural activist promoting African literature (Y!/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

Lola Shoneyin is a Nigerian poet, novelist and cultural activist. One of the most influential women of our time, she ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 15, 2017

PROFILE: Even the f-word is not enough to describe the cultural force of Lola Shoneyin’s #AkeFestival

by Wilfred Okiche   Every November, for the last five years, the literary community- an interesting mix of writers, critics, ...

OluwapelumiAugust 21, 2015

First Photos: Bolanle Olukanni, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Tope Oshin, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Tunde Sotimirin, Lola Shoneyin, KPeace, others step out in style for British Council’s UK/Nigeria 2015–16 season announcement

A large crowd of partners, sponsors and young entrepreneurs from Nigeria and the UK saw the British Council, the UK’s international ...

Isime EseneMarch 6, 2015

Adeyemi Adefulu: Why I support Gen. Buhari, my jailer

by Adeyemi Adefulu I found Lola Shoneyin’s piece on Buhari titled, “How My Father’s Jailer Can Offer Nigeria A Fresh Start” ...

September 28, 2013

How I escaped Kenya terrorist attack – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said that the late Ghanaian diplomat and poet, Kofi Awoonor and himself could have been together ...

August 18, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani-Kayode’s entangled web (Part 2)

by Henry Onyema For every Soyinka there is an Achebe; for every D’Banj there are the P-Square twins; for every ...

March 24, 2013

“If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own” – The New York Times reviews Achebe’s life

by Dwight Garner “If you don’t like someone’s story,” Chinua Achebe told The Paris Review in 1994, “write your own.” ...

OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Body Water – A review of ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’

by Feyi Fawehinmi I only just got round to reading Lola Shoneyin’s novel; The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives ...

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