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John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo

17 Sep
It was the venerable poet-dramatist, Prof. John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, of blessed memory, who wrote after the Nigerian Civil War that in every war, casualties usually outweigh the real fighters in the battlefield.
28 Oct 2020
The passing away of renowned poet, playwright, essayist and eminent professor of literature, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, like the measured transience of sages, has depleted the shrinking forest of literary minds and intellectual activists in the Nigerian.......
20 Oct 2020
John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, the Nigerian poet and playwright and a pioneering post-independence writer, died on October 13 at the age of 85. He published 10 collections of poems, seven plays, one book of essays, a travelogue, and a translation of an epic tale. Born on April 6, 1935┬áin the oil-producing Niger Delta to Ijaw parents…
3 Oct 2018
Students-led literary effusions on campuses have always bolstered the Nigerian literature. Since the era when John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo edited the journal, The Horn, as a student at the University of Ibadan, in the late 50s, there has not been short supply of works birthed on campuses by students who would then go on to become…


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