The Benue Book and Arts Festival and a Changing Narrative
Benue Book and Arts Festival / BENUE Writer Series / Guest Writer Sessions

The Benue Book and Arts Festival and a Changing Narrative

The residue of compulsive novelty and fervour still lingers in Makurdi Benue State, weeks after the debut Benue Book and Arts Festival lit up the city with wild energy in June. Predominantly known for its famed River Benue, Benue State is an agrarian state in Nigeria that conjures thoughts of tremendous agricultural food produce, incredible … Continue reading

Guest Writer Sessions / POETRY

THRILLS OF VERSE AND KNOWLEDGE AS MUSA IDRIS OKPANACHI READS AT THE SECOND SEVHAGE GUEST WRITER SESSION IN MAKURDI

by Su’eddie Vershima Agema It was fun as SEVHAGE in collaboration with the Writers’ League of the Benue State University and the poetry group, Purple Silver hosted the poet, Dr. Musa Idris Okpanachi to a reading at the Benue State University, Makurdi on the 29th of May, 2013. The time was 4pm and the audience … Continue reading

EVENTS / Guest Writer Sessions

AWARD WINNING POET MUSA IDRIS OKPANACHI COMES TO MAKURDI 29th MAY 2013

Okay, you heard it here first! The second SEVHAGE Guest Reader Session/Democracy Day Reading… Award winning poet, scholar and deep philosopher, Musa Idris Okpanachi, author of the collections The Eaters of the Living (2007) and From the margins of Paradise (2012) is billed to have a reading and guest interactive session in Makurdi by 4pm on the Wednesday 29th … Continue reading

BENUE Writer Series / EVENTS / Guest Writer Sessions / SEVHAGE Books

SEVHAGE READINGS: UNOMA NGUEMO AZUAH (PROCEEDINGS)

VENUE: Behind NUJ House, Makurdi                    DATE: Monday 18th June, 2012   The role of literature should be to instruct and entertain – Horace _________________________ PROCEEDINGS ___________________________   The event started at 16:35hrs. Opening Prayer H. O. C. Kochis’s opening prayer was in the form of a … Continue reading