Nigeria’s government is wicked, says Ken Saro-Wiwa’s brother, associates
Brother to the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, Elder Harry Saro- Wiwa, has described the Nigerian government as very wicked. The brother to the late Ogoni hero lamented the corruption and insincerity in the leadership of the country. He said it was corruption and wickedness that has made the government to continue to handle the Ogoni issue with levity.…
Don urges politicians to emulate Ken Saro-Wiwa’s selfless lifestyle
A renowned writer and dramatist, Prof. Bode Sowande, has urged politicians to emulate the selfless lifestyle of the late environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa.
Atiku, Clark, Okoko clamour for restructuring of Nigeria
Atiku stated this at a colloquium with the theme: “Niger Delta next decade: away from oil, a way with oil,” organised by the National Point newspapers in Port Harcourt yesterday.
Reps reject one-minute honour for Ken Saro-Wiwa
Members of the House of Representatives yesterday kicked against a proposal by a member, Kingsley Chinda (PDP, Rivers), to observe a minute silence for late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 22 years after he passed on.
Arterial Network Nigeria, has called for a halt to proceedings on a new bill at the National Assembly, which seeks to set up a federal agency to be known as the NGO Regulatory Commission.
Jonathan’s house as metaphor
So former President Goodluck Jonathan house was plundered? While this is a personal misfortune to the former president, it serves as a fortuitous reminder to both the leaders...
Nigerian written literature since 1914 - Part 2
Just as the University College, Ibadan trained writers were coming of age, the pioneer poets such as Dennis Osadebay, K. Epelle, Enitan Brown, Adeboye Babalola etc held the forte.
As Obumselu, the intellectual icon, departs
With the death in the early hours of March 4, 2017, of Benedict Ebele Obumselu, Africa and indeed the world have been robbed of one of the most formidable minds in recent times.