Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Chinua Achebe

15 Dec
In the distant past, you wouldn’t talk about Chinua Achebe without instant reference to his mountaintop novel, Things fall apart. He was inseparable from his literary creature that outstripped its creator. But Achebe was lucky, he was spared the tragedy of bringing forth a monster, which would fatally prey on its Frankenstein god. Achebe’s own…
13 Dec
The chief objective of education policy in Nigeria and Africa generally, in this regard, should be bolstering creativity via critical and creative thinking in education as well as problem solving, imaginative works, et cetera.
25 Nov 2022
Chinua Achebe lived in glory as the one-man institution who conquered the world for Mother Africa, and the great Kenyan novelist, Ngugi wa Thiongo, put it in these words: “Achebe bestrides generations and geographies.
23 Oct 2022
Nigeria and Nigerians must imbibe the need for commercial orientation in everything we do and avoid myths and knee-jerk reactions to issues, says Ifeanyi Igwebike Mbanefo.
10 Jun 2022
Thomas Erskine, a British lawyer, defended Thomas Paine on charges of alleged treason in absentia on the publication of his book, The Rights of Man.
18 Mar 2022
It was Nigerian, Chinua Achebe, that exquisite of writers that sounded a note of caution on the proclivities of the human person for uncommon and misplaced displays of courage
4 Mar 2022
The Irish novelist and playwright, Samuel Beckett, published his now famous play Waiting for Godot, to an initial indifferent review in the early forties.
17 Oct 2021
Writing on Peter Handke, 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, supposedly problematic because of his defense of Slobodan Milosevic, convicted of war crimes, a literary critic...
12 Oct 2021
Sir: When I first read the catching axiom of “Kite” and “Eagle”in Things Fall Apart, a masterpiece of one of the greatest storytellers in history, Chinua Achebe, I didn’t quite give the proverb any metaphorical interpretation...
24 Sep 2021
Quintessentially, Anambra State is one of the states in the southeast geopolitical zone in Nigeria created in 1976 from the former East Central State.
11 May 2021
As a nation of over 250 million people, Nigeria is a breeding ground for gifted radicals who are unique in their own ways.
13 Apr 2021
On that basis alone Okonkwo was the equal of any man. But by the manner of his death, death by suicide, that was not always apparent. Okonkwo lived and died in a village called Umuofia


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President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to vacate the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos, immediately. Tinubu on Tuesday evening said if there were issues between the “two important agencies of government”, they would be resolved amicably. The President said this, according to a…
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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to treat the issue of subsidy removal with caution. In his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Monday, Tinubu declared that the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. He added that the 2023 Budget made no provision…