The Nigerian literary community is evolving. Gone are the days when Africans expressed storytelling and poetry through narrative epics and praise poems to only traditional rulers and prominent citizens in the society.
African writers are now showcasing their literary skills by telling the story of Africa's liberation, independence and love. African journalists and writers, are now connected to limitless information and stories across Africa and beyond through social media just like their international counterparts.
In other to make the Nigerian literary society more credible to its audience, literary experts, authors and organisations have initiated, book fairs, workshops and awards to celebrate and promote the brilliant literary minds making the continent proud.
Below is a look at some milestones of literary and art events in Nigeria in 2014.