Tag: Lola Shoneyin

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.” ...

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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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