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Eleven authors have been shortlisted for the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature.

A statement from the Nigeria LNG, organisers of the prize, lists the writers thus: Abba, John Friday​​-​Alekwu Night Dance; Adaofuyi, Patrick Ogbe​-​Canterkerous Passengers; Cole, Soji​​​-​Maybe Tommorrow; Edema, Paul​​​-​A plague of Gadflies; Idada, Jude​​​-​Oduduwa, King of the Edos; Momodu, Onshore Ruth​-​No fault of mine; Ogezi, Attah Isaac​​-​Under a Darkling Sky’ Okoh, Julie​​​-​Our Wife Forever; Solanke, Ade​​​-​Pandora’s Box; Udoka, Arnold​​ -​Akon; and Ukala, Sam ​​​- ​Iredi War. 191 more words


One From the Archive: 'Night Dancer' by Chika Unigwe ***

Night Dancer has rather an impressive scope, spanning fifty years of Nigerian history. The novel opens in Enugu in 2001 and follows a young woman named Mma. 390 more words

Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe 2012

A disappointing second novel in English, Night Dancer is Belgian-Nigerian Chika Unigwe’s third novel and adds to her starry bibliography of Dutch and English work. I thoroughly enjoyed… 572 more words

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