Eddie Ugboma set to launch Movie/Music Hall Of Fame
Preparations have reached high gear for veteran filmmaker, Chief Eddie Ugboma, to launch his Movie/Music Halls of Fame.The launch/induction ceremony expected to hold in August at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, will see grand patron, patrons, fellows and members inducted.
Revisiting the politics of literary criticism as Nzekwu goes home
It was Mr. Chike Ofili, a poet, who stirred the hornet’s nest two Fridays ago at the evening of tributes held for late Chief Onuorah Nzekwu in Lagos. Offili had lamented the neglect the writer suffered even when his peers like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and J.P. Clark enjoyed robust critical attention, to the effect…
Remembering Osita Ike at University Press’ Authors’ Forum
Osita Ike was fondly remembered last week in Ibadan and eulogised just as his father was also consoled at a gathering of writers that included Emeritus Professors Ayo Banjo and Ayo Bamgbose, Profs. Niyi Osundare and Femi Osofisan among others.
Hausa-Igbo… Nzekwu’s vision of a binding North-South Nigerian Union
What is most fascinating about Nzekwu’s works is the way every new work peaks beyond the one before it in mature treatment of theme and technique, sweetened by a sumptuous narrative tone and telling.
The clock ticks to the beginning of eternity
Critics have had more than a few plausible reasons to defy erroneous claims, predictions and so-termed prophetic declarations about the end time.
Enhancing intellectual property rights campaign through advocacy, scholarship, research
Igelige informed the select guests at the unveiling that included event chairman, Maj. Gen. Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd), his wife, Senator Stella Omu, a retired Justice and former Dean, Faculty of Law, DELSU, Prof. Durobor Narebor, President, Isoko Development Union....
International Museum Day… experts call for another war museum, presidential library
Speakers at a forum organised to mark 2017 International Museum Day in Abeokuta have called for the establishment of another National War Museum in the manner of the one in Umuahia, capital of Abia State...
Mother tongue… Lagos lawmakers set learning pace for school children
Over the years, scholars have stressed the importance of mother tongue, noting that it is imperative for a child’s development and grasping of the basic elements of teaching and learning.