Odia Ofeimun

A toast to Odia Ofeimun at 73

There is no better way of introducing Odia Ofeimun than pointedly stressing that “Odia Ofeimun is Odia Ofeimun!” Enough said. Poet, publisher, editor, activist, polemicist, mentor, politician, columnist, factory worker, writer, dance-drama
1 year ago
Odia Ofeimun

For Odia Ofeimun at 70: A Writer Matters

The year 2001 was when I first encountered Odia Ofeimun outside of the pages of study materials for my Nigerian Literature course in the University of Calabar. I cannot remember whether I
4 years ago
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) (left); Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Prof. Olufunke Adeboye; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; the celebrant and foremost Nigerian poet, Odia Ofeimun; his daughter, Omoye Ofeimun; Mrs. Taiwo Ajai-Lycett and Keynote Speaker, Prof. Biodun Yeyifo, during the 70th birthday celebration of Ofeimun, with the theme: ‘Taking Nigeria Seriously: A Conference in Honour of Odia Ofeimun,’ in Lagos… yesterday. PHOTO: NAJEEM RAHEEM

Falana, Mimiko, Ofeimun urge restructuring, say Nigeria is not taken seriously

Intellectuals, scholars and academics from within Nigeria, Africa and as wide as from North America and Europe, including two past governors, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo State) and Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State), yesterday
4 years ago

Odia Ofeimun

Odia Ofeimun. I am writing these little words today on him to honour him on his 70th birthday which comes up next Monday, 16th March in Lagos.
4 years ago
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