Aberration of kingship in Igboland and a return to republicanism
Sadly, Ego-Alowes laments, the children of this republican father-figure called Eshi, have deviated from the set norm and are busy installing kings all over the land with its attendant disastrous consequences.
Reflections on Obianomics
A brief biographical account of the governor which forms the first chapter, (In the Beginning) that packs his life with intrigues that suggest he was made for what he is doing today.
New book preaches peaceful coexistence through religious tolerance
Aimed at preaching against the ugly trend of religious bigotry in the country, Femi Takuro, has launched a new book titled, Is the Kingdom of God for a Particular Religion?” designed to encourage religious tolerance.
Amadi advocates girl child education with La Tante Fine-Mama
Nigerian writer and poet, George Amadi, launched his novel in French, La Tante Fine-Mama, last week at Alliance Francaise, Yaba, Lagos.
Rape and toxic masculinity in writing
Rape has become a spectre; a tool of male entitlement, as well as a threat issued to keep women in check. From Kenya to Nigeria, prominent men have threatened female colleagues with rape, in widely reported incidents, without censure.
Pullman's 'Dark Materials' world re-emerges after 17-year wait
The "Book of Dust" series will take readers back to the parallel world that has captivated readers young and old, selling more than 17.5 million copies in over 40 languages.
Orange Academy’s ‘art of positive thinking’ stands with IDP
Orange Academy, Africa’s first practical school of integrated brand experience and idea management, recently graduated the class of 15th and 16th sessions of its school of Integrated Brand Experience (IBX) programme.
When unbridled quest for political power goes awry
Night of a Red Moon (TND Press, Port Harcourt; 2017), written by Ojay Aito, unveils the games usually played in the political field, the never-ending quest of power and how detrimental it can be for the lives of the ordinary people, who ought to be beneficiary of political power.
Culture, national development and the Nigerian theatre
Theatre and Culture in National Development (Maiduguri: Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists, 2017), a collection of his reflections, and engagements on key issues of drama and theatre in Nigeria in the context of the integrality of drama and theatre, theatre education, culture administration and the significance ......