Prosecute detractors of fight against corruption, Soyinka urges EFCC
Soyinka made the call at the opening of his Vision of the Child Art Exhibition, 2017 edition, at Freedom Park, Lagos with the theme: Enhance the Heritage; Advance the Future, in celebrating Lagos at 50.
Gabriel Okara… Restoring the genius of Africa’s oldest living poet
In spite of this obvious genius, Okara has remained largely missing out in the discourse of Nigeria’s critical, literary establishment. A few factor have been adduced for this.
African Drums Festival unveils world’s tallest drum in Abeokuta
During Thursday’s event, Governor Ibikunle Amosun unveiled an 18-feet high drum, an improvement over the 17-feet high drum unveiled last year. The 18-feet drum is acclaimed to be the world tallest drum.
Ibadan and an evening of poetry in honour of Niyi Osundare
On World Poetry Day, March 21, 2017, Ibadan had an indelible literary event in celebration of Prof. Niyi Osundare, who recently turned 70.
A season of anomie in Nigeria
Apology to Prof. Wole Soyinka for the above title. It’s unarguably a season of anomie in Nigeria. If William Shakespeare were to be alive today, he would have effortlessly written a book on Nigeria’s political conundrums. Nigeria is so unfortunate to be saddled with corrupt men and women of dubious characters.
Buhari must reveal his health status - Soyinka
Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari must reveal the true state of his health to his people, said Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka in Paris on Sunday.
Tinubu to take on Evander Holyfield
According to a statement by Foluke Michael, the Project Manager of the fight, tagged “Rumbles in Lagos,’’ the fight will hold on May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City and will be beamed live to the world. Holyfield is 54, while Tinubu is 65.
Of Buchi Emecheta and womankind
How do we celebrate the death of an illustrious daughter in Africa?Sounds like the question you get from the people on the other side who believe that Africa is just one country in its primordial state...