When the proverbial two elephants engage in a brawl, the grasses underneath suffer. This proverb illustrates the devastating effect of the leadership tussle that rocked the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding....
The Southern African influence is not about to let go of the Etisalat Prize for Fiction. Even when the selection of judges has increasingly moved northwards, the sense of entitlement to the prize still prevails..
How elites inherited Nigeria on a platter of gold
The author, Olasupo Shasore, a writer, historian, commercial lawyer, and former Attorney-General Lagos State, through the work, has refined and reframed existing events and prevailing ideas from a more nuanced perspective.
Grasping time by his godly tuft of hair
I wonder how our New Year resolutions and agendas could reflect openness to both these notions of time. Chronos time is real, time measured by the earth’s rotation around the sun. But it is also predictable.
Hilton Etakoh’s book highlights how to harness individual potentials
You Are Too Gifted To Be Poor (Toesh Global Services Ltd, Lagos; 2016) is an enlightening book that seeks to help readers realise their God-given purpose, talent, and passion.
Alfons Hug is back in Lagos, 29 years after he left the country with swag and a Nigerian wife. He has returned to the same duty post that he ran magisterially from 1984 to 1987.
‘To make progress, Nigeria must go back to Pre-1970’
A former Deputy Inspector-General of police and engineer, Babafemi Osoleye Osoba (rtd) turned 80 years old and to mark the milestone, he dedicated a book titled, Engineer and a Policeman....
Uloakonwa… Tribute to a mother
Literally her name, Uloakonwa, translates to ‘there will always be a child in the home.’ This is the first name of the mother of this biographer, Callistus Chinedu Iwuozo.
2016 cultural landscape and its peculiar resonance
Following on its heels was Lagos Arts and Book Festival (LABAF 2016), organised by Committee for Relevant Arts (CORA). And for four days at Freedom Park, writers and painters, performers enchanted the venue in a feast of...