Saturday, 30th September 2023

Ngugi wa Thio’ngo

13 Oct 2021
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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The Taraba Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jalingo, on Saturday upheld the election of Gov. Agbu Kefas of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), as the governor of the state.
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The Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday dismissed the petition against Gov. Ahmed Aliyu and his Deuty, Idris Gobir, filed by Sa’idu Umar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Kwara government has reiterated its commitment to deepening the existing strategic partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and other relevant agencies.
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President Umaro Embaló of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, has decorated Brig.-Gen. Al-hassan Grema of the Nigerian Army, with the National Order of Merit, Cooperation and Development Medal of his country.
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Three miners were killed and 18 feared buried after a shaft in an informal Zimbabwean gold mine collapsed, state television said Saturday.
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Mr Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)has advised Nigerians to explore the path of dialogue in resolving the country’s numerous challenges.
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The Adamawa chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it would do everything possible to ensure that the indefinite industrial action, scheduled to commence on October 3, was fully implemented across the State.
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The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Saturday said that it had intercepted 105 wild birds being smuggled though Seme-Badagry Expressway.
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The Chief of Depence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa has restated commitment of the Nigerian Armed Forces to end security challenges in the country.
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Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau has urged indigenes of the state working in the federal service and living in the FCT to be diligent in the discharge of their roles.