The 2015 edition of the Lagos Book and Arts Festival (LABAF) kicks of today at Freedom Park
With the theme, Texts of Self Determination, inspired by the 20th anniversary of the death a martyr for Nigerian Democracy, Ken Saro- Wiwa who was put to death by the Abacha regime in 1995. LABAF seeks to honour this writer and environmental activist who 20 years after still lives on in his work. The events of the festival re built around this theme with film screenings, book readings, panel discussions and a book review competition whose winners are announced here.
See below for today’s programme