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Cyprian Ekwensi

7 Dec
The team behind making of The Passport of Mallam Ilia into a 2D animation movie has sealed collaboration with the family of the late author to fasttrack ongoing production.
12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…
15 Dec 2018
Anyone who knows the iconic Cyprian Ekwensi will be familiar with his work, The Passport of Mallam Ilia. The book centres on the chronicles the journey of a fiery young warrior, Ilia who spent the rest of his life seeking vengeance for the death of his wife, Zarah, in the hands of Mallam Usman. The…
24 Sep 2018
On the day of death, there is no medicine.”- Cyprian Ekwensi Although Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi, born on 26 September 1921 in Niger State, has been with his ancestors for over 10 years, he still lives on in the minds of those touched by his work. Before he fully embraced writing, Ekwensi practised as broadcaster,…
4 Mar 2018
In discussing the issues of women in relation to various factors, what comes to mind is the term “feminism”. And feminism is the belief...
4 Oct 2017
Though, the concept of children’s literature continues to be popular, the quality of some of the literary works has begun to raise concern among critics and scholars.


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Award winning author and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has made her entry into children’s literature with the book titled “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf”. Chimamanda made this known via her Instagram page with the caption "So delighted to announce that I’ve written my first children’s book, Mama’s Sleeping Scarf. It is a celebration of the joy in…
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Super Eagles on Friday in Abuja lost 0-1 to the Guinea Bissau senior national team, following a 29th minute goal by Mama Samba Balde in their Match Day 3 clash in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
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As the world marks the 2023 World Tuberculosis Day today, March 24, the Nigerian Thoracic Society has appealed to the government to do more in tackling Tuberculosis in order for the country to be delisted from the group of high-burden states.
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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has raised concern over the continued rise in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere with devastating global consequences.
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The Cross River State Director of Public Health Mr Jonah Offor has said that the state is having a shot fall of about 4000 tuberculosis cases out of the 8,000 cases expected to be notified.