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Embrace Reading Culture, SYNW Tells State Governors

Embrace Reading Culture, SYNW Tells State Governors

Embrace Reading Culture, SYNW Tells State Governors   The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has berated the nonchalant attitude of some state governor toward reading culture and tradition in their states. The National President of the Society, Mr. Wole Adedoyin made the statement at their final reading outreach programme to mark the 2017 edition … Continue reading Embrace Reading Culture, SYNW Tells State Governors

National Dead Writers Week – Society Of Young Nigerian Writers

National Dead Writers Week – Society Of Young Nigerian Writers

SYNW is currently collating the list of dead Nigerian writers for its proposed forthcoming online programme tagged “National Dead Writers’ Week” aim at remembering and recalling the memories of Nigerian dead writers. We are also expecting you (Nigerian writers) to send us the Name(s), picture(s), Title(s) of Book(s), State, Short profile of any late Nigerian … Continue reading National Dead Writers Week – Society Of Young Nigerian Writers

Read Across Nigeria (RAN) to hold this May

Read Across Nigeria (RAN) to hold this May

RAN to hold tomorrow across Nigeria The 2017 edition of the Read Across Nigeria (RAN) holds this month in the following states, Abia, Anambra, Borno, Delta, Ebonyi, Ondo, Kwara, Lagos, Osun, Ogun, Jos, Abuja, Rivers, Niger, Kaduna, Oyo and Akwa Ibom State. Sokoto State will be holding her own on the 22nd of May 2017 with … Continue reading Read Across Nigeria (RAN) to hold this May

20 Schools to Feature in RAN 2017

20 Schools to Feature in RAN 2017

20 schools to feature in RAN 2017 By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim | Publish Date: Mar 26 2017 3:00AM   Twenty secondary schools in Oyo State are set to participate in the forthcoming 2017 Read Across Nigeria (RAN) event, according to a statement by the National Coordinator of RAN, Mr. Wole Adedoyin. Mr Adedoyin disclosed that … Continue reading 20 Schools to Feature in RAN 2017

Why we celebrate D.O Fagunwa annually —Wole Adedoyin

Why we celebrate D.O Fagunwa annually —Wole Adedoyin

Wole Adedoyin is the president of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW), which organises the annual Fagunwa Day Celebration. In this interview with Adewale Oshodi, the literary enthusiast speaks on the forthcoming edition of the celebration of the literary exploits of the late Yoruba indigenous writer, D. O. Fagunwa, as well as the need … Continue reading Why we celebrate D.O Fagunwa annually —Wole Adedoyin

RAN set to honour Hafisat Abdulwaheed, first Hausa female author

RAN set to honour Hafisat Abdulwaheed, first Hausa female author

RAN set to honour Hafisat Abdulwaheed, first Hausa female author THE Read Across Nigeria (RAN), an organisation promoting the reading culture in the country, will be honouring Hajiya Hafisat Abdulwaheed, who in early 1970s, became the first female Hausa writer to have her novel published. The event, which will come up in May, will see … Continue reading RAN set to honour Hafisat Abdulwaheed, first Hausa female author

2017 Nigeria Christian Writers/literature Award – Fourth Edition

2017 Nigeria Christian Writers/literature Award – Fourth Edition

2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN WRITERS/LITERATURE AWARD FOURTH EDITION CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS/Nominations Nominations may be submitted in one of 15 categories: AWARD CATEGORIES Femi Emmanuel Christian Writers Award (on Christian Inspirational/Motivational Books) A. Adeboye Christian Writers Award (on Church Planting Books Category) Ayo Babalola Christian Writers Award (on Prayer Books Category) F. Kumuyi Christian Writers Award (on … Continue reading 2017 Nigeria Christian Writers/literature Award – Fourth Edition

2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD – (Fourth Edition)

2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD – (Fourth Edition)

2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD (Fourth Edition) The Nigeria Christian Book of the Year Award is given annually to an original book written by a Nigerian citizen normally resident in Nigeria and published by a Nigerian Publisher. The award recognizes and encourages excellence in Nigerian Christian writing. NCBOY Award carries no monetary … Continue reading 2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD – (Fourth Edition)

Democratic Writers Association Of Nigeria (dwan)

Democratic Writers Association Of Nigeria (dwan)

DEMOCRATIC WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (DWAN) Democratic Writers Association of Nigeria is an organization initiated to promote democracy through journalism and writing. It is also a platform for democratic writers and journalists to chat, share ideas, brainstorm and discuss latest trends in Nigerian politics and governance. To join call: Wole Adedoyin on 08072673852 woleadedoyin@gmail.com

2017 Nigeria Christian Teen Writer Award

2017 Nigeria Christian Teen Writer Award

2017 NIGERIA CHRISTIAN TEEN WRITER AWARD (Fourth Edition) The Young Nigerian Christian Writers’ Awards aim to discover and encourage writers of the future. The Award carries no monetary prize but a framed certificate of Merit, Certificate of Participation, Certificate of Award and Achievement for the teen author. The winning work will explore a Christian perspective … Continue reading 2017 Nigeria Christian Teen Writer Award

2017 Young Nigerian Writers Award

2017 Young Nigerian Writers Award

2017 YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS AWARD Call for Submission/Nomination Nominations may be submitted in one of four categories:   CATEGORIES OF AWARDS POETRY AWARD Ify Omalicha Agwu Award for Teen poets (Between the ages of 7 and 15) Sesan Ajayi Award for Young Poets (Between the ages of 18 and 35) DRAMA AWARD Dapo Adelugba Award … Continue reading 2017 Young Nigerian Writers Award

D.o Fagunwa Correspondence Course Is Out

D.o Fagunwa Correspondence Course Is Out

D.O FAGUNWA CORRESPONDENCE COURSE IS OUT D.O. Fagunwa Correspondence Course was envisioned by the Society of Young Nigerian Writers in collaboration with Fagunwa Literary Society and Egbe Odo Onkowe Ede Yoruba. D.O. Fagunwa Correspondence Course was written by recognized and dedicated Yoruba writers. We have nearly four to eight Yoruba writers working on our questions. … Continue reading D.o Fagunwa Correspondence Course Is Out

Society of Young Nigerian Writers Celebrates Achebe in Awka. By Izunna Okafor

Society of Young Nigerian Writers Celebrates Achebe in Awka. By Izunna Okafor

The Awka city of Anambra State was thrilled yesterday as the Anambra State Chapter of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers Anambra State Chapter held a one day literary programme in the memory of Late. Prof Chinua Achebe. This great monumental event with the tag “REMEMBERING CHINUA ACHEBE: A LITERARY ICON” which was the first … Continue reading Society of Young Nigerian Writers Celebrates Achebe in Awka. By Izunna Okafor