On the Top 3 shortlist of the 2022 edition of the ₦100,000 worth Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) are Nwuguru C. Sullivan, Hussani Abdulrahim, and Oluwafisayo Akinfolami.
It is here again! Feast of Words 2022 (#FOW2022) is billed for December 10, 2022, and is themed ‘WORDS FOR A NATION AT CROSSROADS.’
Musa Muhammad Usman has won 2023 Words Rhymes & Rhythm Nigerian Teachers Award (WRR-NTA) which honours Nigerian teachers of the English Language, Literature, and Creative Arts who have made outstanding contributions.
Ten poems by Nwuguru C. Sullivan, Inimfon Inyang-Kpanantia, Ebuka Evans, Hussani Abdulrahim, Nnadi Samuel, Blessing Omeiza Ojo, Oluwafisayo Akinfolami, Olalekan Daniel Kehinde, Okoronkwo Chisom, and Wuguru Chidiebere Sullivan have made it to the TOP 10 shortlist of the EOPP 2022.
The winning poem is defiant and near-prophetic social commentary in verse. It examines the Nigerian political experience and concludes with a prophetic declaration that is reminiscent of the current wave of political enlightenment sweeping through the country.
Award-winning poets Soonest Nathaniel, Jide Badmus, and Martins Deep are the judges for the 10th edition of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize, EOPP 2022. Over 450 entries were received for the N100,000 Prize between June and August 2022.
We are accepting nominations for the 2022 edition of the Words Rhymes & Rhythm NIGERIAN TEACHERS AWARD (WRR-NTA) to mark the occasion of the 2022 World Teachers’ Day themed “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers”.
CỌ́N-SCÌÒ MAGAZINE is accepting original poetry, prose (fiction and non-fiction), art and photography for Issue 2/Volume 2 [October 2022]. Themed ‘Pacesetters’, this special issue honours Nigerians who have helped shape the literary ecosystem.
For this edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest, we want you to appraise, protest, question, pray, dismiss, damn, or express whatever reaction comes to you, as you think about 2023 in the context of Nigeria’s political future. Just Soro Soke!
Jewo’s winning poem declares that “a universe where “U” [you] = me” is the new frontier he aspires to. Throughout this poem, he illustrates how humans are wired to always look beyond their present circumstances and what is already known.