The last month of the last year that has just gone was a particularly stifling and monstrous year in the way and manner it mutilated our emotions and supposedly joyful joy.
And Jimanze Ego-Alowes died from liver cancer at 62 before we could hatch his next-level proposal. A prolific author, he described himself on his Twitter handle as a “journalist...
25 Sep 2019
Jimanze Ego-Alowes, one of Nigeria’s leading nonfiction authors and public intellectuals, will be hosting a book reading and discussion session.
3 Jul 2019
Even more than the Kashmir region in Indo-Pakistan, History remains a fiercely contested territory. Historical orthodoxies last only as they can be sustained.
15 May 2019
Is Nigeria a failure of leadership, corruption or scholarship? Is Nigeria becoming a failed state, because of all pervasive corruption and compromised leadership at all levels? To many Nigerians, the answer is yes, and is self-evident. And it might just be. But not till you have read The University-Media Complex: As Nigeria’s Foremost Amusement Centre…
26 Sep 2018
A new book, The University-Media Complex As Nigeria’s Foremost Amusement Chain (The Stone Press, Lagos; 2018), written by Dr. Jimanze Ego-Alowes, has punctured Prof. Chinua Achebe’s 37 years old thesis that lack of good leadership is essentially the cause of Nigeria’s under-development.
26 Oct 2016
The recent launch of Mr. Maxim Uzor Uzoatu’s two plays, Doctor of Football and A Play of Ghosts Lagos, provided a moment for the reappraisal of theatre practice in the country.
17 Oct 2016
A developmental economist and public intellectual, Dr. Jimanze Ego-Alowes, has faulted Gen. Yakubu Gowon’s Nigeria Prays pet project’s claim that prayer is what the country needs to get out of its political and economic wilderness.