Ngugi wa Thio’ngo
Eldred Durosimi Jones: The literary world without him
Though an early witness to the COVID-19, Prof. Eldred Durosimi Jones died days before the world became zombified with Zombie apocalypse.
And 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature winner is…
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...
NYSC in Fiction: Salient message from Gimba’s A Trail of Sacrifice - Part 1
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…
2016 cultural landscape and its peculiar resonance
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...
Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Ndibe, others for Ake book feast in Abeokuta
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.
Adonis, Thiong'o favourites for Nobel Literature Prize
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.
5 reasons President Buhari should be afraid
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.