In Conversation With Jimi Disu

On the 17th of December 2015, Quramo Publishing will present For Sam: A Collection of Contemporary Thoughts by Jimi Disu, the new title under its Q Books imprint, at the National Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), No 13/15 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island by 10.30am. For Sam features some of the finest ideas drawn from […]

MAINEVENTS AND THE SIMI JOHNSON ORGANISATION PRESENT: A PAST CAME CALLING  A STAGE PLAY

      Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women  In Nigeria, 1 in 3 women have been affected by domestic violence.  To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25th) Mainevents […]

SAVE THE DATE!

Join us at the historic Freedom Park during the Lagos Book & Art Festival 2015 at our panel discussion on Protest Writing in Africa on Saturday November 14, 2015. Last year we discussed how the Lagos Africans fought occupation by the British in the non- fiction novel, Possessed, by Olasupo Shasore SAN. This year, the scope […]

And the Etisalat Prize for Literature Winner is…

On Sunday the 15th of March, 2015, the winner of the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature was announced at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Three authors were shortlisted, but South African Songeziwe Mahlangu emerged the winner for the novel ‘Penumbra‘, beating Nigerian Chinelo Okparanta author of the novel ‘Happiness Like Water‘ and South African author […]

POSSESSED BOOK LAUNCH, LAGOS CITY HALL, OCT 2014

After years of research, writing and editing, Possessed: A history of Law and Justice in the Crown Colony of Lagos 1861-1906’, by Olasupo Shasore SAN, was officially launched to the world at City Hall, Lagos Island amidst fanfare, passionate discussion and a sense of renewed appreciation for the origins of Lagos. Several dignitaries, journalists and […]