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Nigerians don’t need palliative, give good governance, Akinrinade tells politicians

Source: The Sun The President of the Nigerian Academy of Letters, Prof Sola Akinrinade, has challenged politicians to provide good governance and stop the distribution of palliative that will not solve the problem of Nigerians. He faulted the palliative and other projects usually carried out by politicians saying that people need to be taught how to solve problems by themselves. […]

NAL inducts nine fellows, 53 members

By Joseph Eshanokpe (The Nation Newspaper) The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) has inducted nine Fellows and 53 Members during its 25th Convocation and Investiture at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The new Fellows were Professors Ayobami Kehinde, Asabe Usman, Solomon Oyetade, Herbert Igboanusi, Egodi Uchendu, Olufunke Adeboye, Emmanuel Dandaura and Isaac Olawale Albert. Among the new Members were Profs Bayo Oloyede, […]

2023 NAL ELECTIONS – RESULT

NAL Electoral Committee is pleased to announce Prof. Andrew Haruna, FNAL as the winner of the 2023 NAL Vice Presidential Elections which was held today. The election was keenly contested, with Prof. Haruna garnering 82 votes (55.8%) against Prof. Sunny Enessi Ododo’s 65 votes (44.2%). Meanwhile, Prof. Sola Akinrinade, pioneer Vice Chancellor of Osun State University and Vice President, NAL, […]

NAL to Induct 34 New Members, Invests 11 New Fellows

The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) has slated 34 scholars across disciplines for induction and 11 members to be invested as new Fellows at its 24th convocation and induction programme, which holds from Wednesday, August 10 to Friday, August 12, 2022. The three-day event, titled, “Cultural Commonalities in Nigeria’s Heterogeneity”, will have Professor Simeon Olusegun Ilesanmi delivering the convocation lecture titled, […]

THE HALLMARKS OF LABOUR FOUNDATION ACKNOWLEDGES PROFESSOR EMERITUS AYO BANJO AS A CONTEMPORARY SOCIETAL ROLE MODEL IN NIGERIA, AFRICA AND THE BLACK WORLD!

The President, Nigerian Academy of Letters, Professor Duro Oni, FNAL, on behalf of Fellows and Members of NAL, felicitates Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo, FNAL, NNOM, on his well-deserved admittance into the Hall of Fame of the contemporary societal role models in Nigeria, Africa and the Black World. This acknowledgement was made on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at a public presentation […]

SEVEN LEADING HUMANISTIC SCHOLARS ADMITTED INTO THE COLLEGE OF FELLOWS OF THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS!

Today, June 1, 2022, I am delighted to announce that seven leading humanistic scholars have been conferred the award of the Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL). They have been admitted into the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy based on their outstanding contributions to scholarship and extension of frontiers of knowledge in their various subfields of the Humanities. […]

COMMUNIQUE OF THE COMBINED 22ND AND 23RD NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS (NAL) CONVOCATION AND INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS, AND SCIENTIFIC SESSION HELD AT THE J.F. ADE.AJAYI AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, ON THURSDAY, 12TH AUGUST, 2021

PREAMBLE The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), an autonomous, non-political body of scholars in the humanities, held its 22nd and 23rd Combined Convocation and Investiture of New Fellows, and Scientific Session on Thursday, 12th August, 2021, at the J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos. The theme of the Convocation was “What is it to be Human?” In attendance were […]

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI RE-APPOINTS PROFESSOR IS-HAQ OLOYEDE, FNAL, AS REGISTRAR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF JAMB AND PROFESSOR ABUBAKAR ADAMU RASHEED, FNAL, AS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF NUC!

The President, Nigerian Academy of Letters, Professor Duro Oni, FNAL, on behalf of Fellows and Members of NAL, congratulates Professors Is-Haq Oloyede, FNAL, and Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, FNAL, on their re-appointment as Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) respectively. These re-appointments are indeed a great […]

NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS (NAL) HOSTS TWENTY-SECOND AND TWENTY-THIRD COMBINED CONVOCATION AND INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS, ELECTS NEW OFFICERS

Fellows and Members of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) have elected new officers who will steer the affairs of the Academy for the next two years (2021-2023). The election was held during its 22nd and 23rd Combined Convocation and Investiture of New Fellows, which took place at the J.F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium of the University of Lagos. The event was […]

NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS’ 22ND AND 23RD COMBINED CONVOCATION, INDUCTION OF MEMBERS AND INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS

The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) has scheduled its Combined 2020/2021 Convocation, Investiture of New Fellows, Induction of New Members (who joined the Academy after the 21st Convocation which held on August 8, 2019) for August 12, 2021, as well as the Annual General Meeting of the Academy for August 13, 2021. CONVOCATION THEME: WHAT IS IT TO BE HUMAN? […]