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Biodun Jeyifo

22 Mar
It was in Lagos, on Christmas Day, 1975 that a number of young Nigerians, including Bene, Comrade Biodun Jeyifo (BJ) and myself resolved and committed themselves to the revolutionary transformation of Nigeria on the platform of workers’ power...
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5 Jan
My difficulties in this discussion began with how to construct a title for it. I could break down what I wanted to say into bits of statements and questions.
8 Jan 2020
In January 2016 when Biodun Jeyifo “clocked” 70 years, a big 2-day seminar was held in his honour at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). A book, Ogun’s Errant Warrior: Celebrating Biodun Jeyifo...
24 Mar 2019
Godini Gabriel Darah, fondly called G.G, has, for the past four decades, functioned as a scholar, revolutionary, polemicist and essayist, biographer, journalist, editor, folklorist, singer, dancer, resource control and restructuring advocate, consultant, and, of course, as a public intellectual. This essay focuses on his radical activism and contributions to literary studies, folklore, culture, ideology, and…
30 Dec 2018
On Friday, December 14, 2018, I had the honour and privilege to be present in the amphitheatre of Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly the University...
13 Aug 2017
The hard reality is that Irele’s dilemma was not a personal one, but a feature of a national, and continental travail. As it turned out, his contribution at that symposium was coincident with Biodun Jeyifo’s discussion of de-territorialization...
6 Aug 2017
In 1986, a tribe of Nigerian writers, journalists and academics were in Stockholm to celebrate the award of the first Nobel Prize for literature to a writer of African descent.
5 Feb 2017
The possible link between this theme andthat of terrorismis strong. Terrorism, like torture, exploits the vulnerabilities of the body to make a political statement.
8 Jan 2017
It is already a year ago, incredibly, that artists, writers, journalists, trade unionists and intellectuals gathered first at Ibadan, and then at Ife, to celebrate the 70th birthday of prof Biodun Jeyifo...

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