The Unfortunate Generation writes back: The signifying tears in Akeem Lasisi’s Night Of Flight - Part 1
Ever recurring within the sanguine stream of Nigerian literary criticism is the volatile whirlpool of the ‘generational debate,’ which has monumentally constructed polemical signposts of the Nigerian literary canon.
The labour of our heroes past
Events of past years, however, show that Nigeria is gradually forgetting her heroes – dead and living—as integrity and nationalism are being sacrificed on the altar of politico-financial expediency and corruption.
Urchins in power
As a small town boy, the countryside holds a special attraction for me. I went back to my roots some days ago for a ceremony and the grinding poverty at home would seem to have notched up a few steps towards the worse.