Nigeria International Book Fair 2009: The 8th edition of the NIBF organised by the Nigeria Book Fair Trust--Multi-Purpose Hall of the University of Lagos. May 11-16. (Author's groove at the book fair: Authors and critics will be hosted under the theme, "State of Nigerian Literature" at the Multi-purpose Hall, UNILAG, Lagos. 10am. May 15.)
9 Writers, 4 Cities: The Book Tour: A series of book readings, book signings and discussions in four cities: Benin, Ibadan, Lagos, and Warri. Till June 6.
9 Writer's in Lagos: Second leg of the writers' tour--The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos. 2-7pm. May 17.
Araism Movement 5: Ara Studio in collaboration with Mydrim Gallery presents the fifth edition of art exhibitions titled "Araism Movement 5" at Mydrim Gallery Ikoyi, Lagos. 5.00pm. May 16-30.
Quintessence presents Oyerinde Olotu: Oyerinde Olotu's exhibition of portraits of Nigeria's past and present heroes, also works depicting major landmarks and cities at Quintessence, Falomo Shopping Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. 4.00pm. May 30.
US Cultural envoy visits: Seattle artist, Dionne Haroutunian, visits Nigeria as a US cultural envoy. May 12- 27. The artist will give a lecture at the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos. May 27.
The Trials of Brother Jero Plays: The National Theatre/National Troupe of Nigeria in collaboration with the Creative Arts Department, UNILAG and Arambe Productions performs Wole Soyinka's play. May 13-31. Public performance at UNILAG main auditorium, Lagos. 5pm. May 13 & 14.
Words and Pictures (WAPI) in May: With the theme "Got the crunch?" WAPI exhibition holds at the British Council, 20 Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos. Free. 10am-4pm. May 16.