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13 Oct
Winning the Nobel Prize for Literature puts a global spotlight on a writer who has often not been given full recognition by other prizes, or whose work has been neglected in translation
29 Apr 2020
Though an early witness to the COVID-19, Prof. Eldred Durosimi Jones died days before the world became zombified with Zombie apocalypse.
9 Oct 2019
After a two-year hiatus, the Swedish Academy is set to announce 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature winners. Already, the chances of literary enthusiasts guessing...
4 Jun 2017
As a viable human enterprise, literature has, from time immemorial, derived its engaging and revealing contents from the inexhaustible vortex of human chequered happenings and happenstances. In other words, if we humour the cerebrally feisty Kenyan novelist of consequential renown, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, we may not hum and haw in accepting his well-thought-out view that…
25 Dec 2016
Following on its heels was Lagos Arts and Book Festival (LABAF 2016), organised by Committee for Relevant Arts (CORA). And for four days at Freedom Park, writers and painters, performers enchanted the venue in a feast of...
16 Nov 2016
This will be the focus of four-year-old Ake Arts and Book Festival scheduled to hold from Tuesday, November 15 through 20, 2016 at the rocky city of Abeokuta, Ogun State.
23 Oct 2016
According to Akubuiro, “It is no longer news that the American musician Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. I have always been a critic of the Nobel Prize in the manner prizes are “given”.
13 Oct 2016
Syrian poet Adonis and Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o are among the hotly-tipped names to take home this year's Nobel Literature Prize, due to be announced on Thursday.
3 Sep 2016
But there are grave implications when people fear the government. According to John Basil Barnhill in 1914 : where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.
29 Jul 2016
The more light-skinned you are, the more acceptable you are in various circumstances, that is. I thought if this was true, then it is a tragedy indeed for the black world.


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Pope Francis appealed for a "sense of fraternity" in an open-air mass in Cyprus on Friday, the second day of a visit to the divided Mediterranean island that has focused heavily on the plight of migrants.
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Michael Carrick exited Manchester United with a win as Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 800 goals for club and country with a double to see off Arsenal 3-2 on Thursday.
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Fuji: A Opera returns with an exhibition of Fuji-themed digital artworks. The digital artworks have been produced by the 24-year-old Nigerian digital artist- Bidemi Tata. This exhibition is titled ORIJINALFUJIISART. The public display of these digital artworks would take two folds: a gallery exhibition and outdoor installations at three high traffic areas in partnership with…
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The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has convened a special National Council on Health (NCH) meeting, where all State Commissioners of Health snd other stakeholders in the health sector will review the gains and lessons learnt from COVID-19 management, towards building a more resilient health sector in Nigeria.
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British girl band Little Mix has confirmed they'll be taking a break at the end of their upcoming tour to pursue solo projects after a decade long career.    The trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall took to social media to announce their break in a heartfelt post.   A message on their official…