Francis Abiola Irele
25 Jul 2017
Francis Abiola Irele, who died in Boston on July 2 at the age of 81, was undoubtedly the foremost prophet of the concept of Negritude to which he devoted his entire intellectual career for over five decades.
21 Jul 2017
As the academic, the literary and the wider worlds grief over the passing of Professor Francis Abiola Irele whose death occurred the other day, it is worth putting on record that Nigeria has indeed lost one of its most eminent and versatile scholars in Humanities and the Arts.
5 Jul 2017
The country’s literary community, once again, has suffered another death . Only on Sunday, the passing of Prof. Francis Abiola Irele was announced. According to sources, he had slipped into coma after a massive stroke. With his passing coming on the heels of the demise of Prof. Ben Obumselu, who died on Saturday March 4,…