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7 Sep 2020
I am borrowing the title of a 1975 book by Nkem Nwankwo to express my thoughts today. Published by Heinemann African Writers Series, it is the story of postcolonial Nigerian society, and the social climbing that attended it. As a young schoolboy, one grew up on the staple of such writings. In Nigeria, when one…
12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…


Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, received a heroic welcome as thousands of residents in his home-town of Iperu-Remo in Ikenne Local Council, trooped out to congratulate him over his re-election into office for second term.
Ekiti State doctors, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), which is an affiliate of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), has given the state government a one-month ultimatum over alleged pay disparity with their counterparts in tertiary health institutions in the state, otherwise they would proceed on strike.
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Despite budgeting millions of naira for water treatment and distribution plants, many states have either not been properly maintained or expanded to meet the growing population.
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Former Minister of State for Information and Communication, Ibrahim Nakande, has appealed to elected members of the House of Representatives from the North Central to adopt the Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Idris Wase, as consensus candidate for the position of Speaker in the 10th Assembly. According to Nakandze, with the North Central positioned for the Speaker’s…
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The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), has said the changing nature of the security landscape in the country and across the world over the last three decades has necessitated the broadening of the NSA’s mandate to accommodate the needs of emerging security threats.