Tag: Elnathan John

Bishop Kukah, Chioma Agwuegbo, Azeenarh Mohammed, Elnathan John, Others, lead debates in Berlin on Religion and Society

Media Personality, Journalist and Entrepreneur, Mercy Abang, hosted leading intellectuals and academia living in Germany and in Nigeria about the role of religion and everyday life in their home country, Nigeria. The debate, produced in segmented series and editions, hosted in Berlin Germany by Nigerian Journalist, Mercy Abang, is to[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Elnathan John, others to judge Kalahari short story competition open to writers in Swahili, French and English

To celebrate its official launch, Collection Kalahari late Friday announced a short story competition open to all writers using Swahili, French or English as language.  Amongst the judges selected is Nigerian novelist, satirist and lawyer, Elnathan John whose stories have twice been shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing. [Read More…]

Elnathan John: How To Travel Through Africa With A Nigerian Passport

Please, if you also have a red or blue passport, this article is not for you. You can take a stroll now if you like. I am speaking to people like me, without a lifeline, whose only means of identification in this world is that green passport that reads Federal[Read More…]

Elnathan John: The Criminals On White’s Farm

For the first time since White began to visit other farms, he officially announced that his nearly invisible deputy, a squirrel named Sin Bad Jo, would be in charge of the farm for the one week that he would be away on a farm that had good veterinarians. Sin Bad[Read More…]

German President Hosted Nigerian Writers, Elnathan John, Others In Attendance At The Lunch [Photos]

German President Joachim Gauck on Wednesday had a private meeting with a group of young Nigerian writers and authors at the Thought Pyramid Art Centre, Abuja. Elnathan John a Nigerian novelist, satirist known for his recently published works, Born On A Tuesday was among the selected few at the meeting[Read More…]

Tolu Ogunlesi, Chinelo Okparanta For Abuja Workshop Hosted By Elnathan John [Entries Open For Participants] APPLY!!

ABUJA SATIRE WORKSHOP The Abuja Writing Workshop, run by Nigerian writer Elnathan John has been running since 2013 as a one-day short prose workshop for twenty participants mostly resident in Abuja. In 2014, 60 persons applied to be part of this workshop in Abuja. The workshop is also proud to[Read More…]

Two Nigerians Nominated For Caine Prize 2015, Elnathan John & Segun Afolabi

by Zenith Oduah Two Nigerians made the shortlist for the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing 2015 among three other nominees from South Africa and Zambia. Nigeria’s Segun Afolabi, has won the prize in 2005 while Elnathan John, nominated two years ago, returns this year hoping to win. The chair[Read More…]

Elnathan John:10 Tips For The Foreign Journalist Covering The Nigerian Elections

Nigeria is an important country for many reasons. First there is the jihadist group Boko Haram which has engaged in a expansionist campaign, freaking out everyone in the free world. Then there is the fact that Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy. Most recently however, everyone is interested in the upcoming[Read More…]