Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, Sada Malumfashi & Halima Aliyu Win HIASFEST 2023 Golden Awards For Art Administrators In Nigeria

Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, Sada Malumfashi and Halima Aliyu have emerged winners of the HIASFEST 2023 Golden Awards for Art Administrators in Nigeria.

The Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation announced the awardees, which is part of the events culminating in the Hadiza Ibrahim Aliyu Schools Festival (HIASFEST).

The festival appreciates writers and artists who have created platforms to assist the promotion and development of young writers and have also produced texts contributing significantly to literary development in Nigeria and Africa.

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Rose Okeke Wins 2022 James Currey Prize For African Literature

Rose Okeke has won the 2022 James Currey Prize for African Literature for her manuscript, “Child of the Corn” and receives £1,000.

The winner was announced at a prize ceremony hosted by OneWorld Publications publisher, Juliet Mabey on 3 September 2022, marking the end of the 3-day James Currey Literary Festival, which held at the University of Oxford between 1 and 3 September 2022.

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12 Nigerian Journalists Win 2022 IOM Migration Reporter Competition

Twelve Nigerian journalists have emerged winners of the 2022 International Organization for Migration (IOM) Migration Reporter Competition for Nigeria on quality reporting of migration issues (reintegration and protection of migrants).

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Oluwabusayo Madariola Wins 2022 Earl Lovelace Short Fiction Prize

Oluwabusayo Madariola has been awarded the 2022 Earl Lovelace Short Fiction Prize and a prize of £500 for her story: The Season of Heavy Rains.

The runner up is The Taste of Dust by Okechi Okeke.

The Chair of Jury, Chioma Okereke announced this on 12 July, 2022.

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“Citation” Wins Best International Film Award At 2022 National Film Festival (NFF) In The United Kingdom

“Citation”, a film by Nigerian director Kunle Afolayan has been named the Best International Film at the 2022 National Film Festival (NFF) in the United Kingdom.

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