Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter dies at 86
British crime writer Colin Dexter, best known for his popular Inspector Morse character, died on Tuesday at the age of 86, his publisher said in a statement.
History and combative commitment in the poetry of Odia Ofeimun
Odia Ofeimun was born in 1950 in Iruekpen-Ekema, Edo State, Nigeria. Ofeimun belongs to the second generation of Nigerian poets - a generation that emerged in the seventies to challenge the tradition of “apolitical poetry” associated with an earlier generation.....
Novelist Paula Fox dies at 93
Fox died at a hospital near her Brooklyn home, her daughter, Linda Carroll-Barraud told The New York Times.
Nigerian written literature since 1914 - Part 1
He year 1914 marks the founding of a potentially great country. A hundred years after, the adverb ‘potentially’ which modifies the adjective ‘great’ has refused...
Mou’s book talks tough on African countries
This is a massive, paperback book from a seasoned technocrat. The author, Dr. Dan Mou is an expert on public policy analysis. He is worth being listened to by politicians and public servants.
How ‘A Taste of Theatre’ can help Nigerian theatre practice
An American and founder of A Taste of Theatre, Mr. Victor Gulley, had an interesting workshop session at the Lagos Theatre Festival 2017, organised by British Council Lagos.
'Batman vs Superman' and Hillary doc tie at Razzies
The rivals won four "Razzies" each for their poor acting, writing and directing, although the anti-Clinton documentary walked away with the spray-painted trophy for "worst picture."
Scented Offal… Omatseye’s song of a nation in search of self
History comes in many guises. When a country’s leaders allow such an important subject not to be taught in its schools for whatever political reasons, it clearly becomes a recipe for national atrophy.