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23 Dec 2020
Today, Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 is the 19th remembrance anniversary of the late Chief ‘Bola Ige, SAN, the first Civilian Governor of old Oyo State (October 1, 1979, to September 30, 1983)
18 Dec 2020
Nothing is working in Nigeria. There is no doubt any more about it. What many persons had said before, long before now, was recently underlined in, of all places, President Buhari’s home city of Daura and home state of Katsina.
15 Dec 2020
NOBEL Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, decried President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to honour invitation by the National Assembly to address the nation on what government was doing to contain the worsening insecurity, saying the Nigerian leader still behaved like he “is not in charge”
15 Dec 2020
Once, the word featured prominently in the repertory of Nigerian shorthand diction. Indeed, I grew up thinking that it was only one word, not two, and assumed also that it was English, not Latin: infra dignitatem! I joined others in applying the shorthand to any situation.....
8 Dec 2020
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has lamented the insecurity in the country, saying Nigerians are not only at war but are in a war zone.
27 Nov 2020
The Guardian Publisher, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and President, Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association (GCUOBA) Lagos Branch, Mr. Sam Omatseye, were among prominent Nigerians that extolled the late poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark...
28 Oct 2020
The passing away of renowned poet, playwright, essayist and eminent professor of literature, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, like the measured transience of sages, has depleted the shrinking forest of literary minds and intellectual activists in the Nigerian.......
22 Oct 2020
The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos.
20 Oct 2020
John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, the Nigerian poet and playwright and a pioneering post-independence writer, died on October 13 at the age of 85. He published 10 collections of poems, seven plays, one book of essays, a travelogue, and a translation of an epic tale. Born on April 6, 1935 in the oil-producing Niger Delta to Ijaw parents…
16 Oct 2020
It is within the context of a poignant, profound and perhaps arcane ritual imagination that we encounter John Pepper Clark in his literary world as evidenced by the evocative power of his primal poetic and dramatic compositions.
17 Sep 2020
As the move to tinker with the 1999 Constitution (as amended) gathers momentum, eminent Nigerians, including Prof. Wole Soyinka, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Ben Nwabueze and Gen. Alani Akinrinade, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari
17 Sep 2020
There is a great deal of bewilderment in the world whether in the sphere of politics or in the ire brandishment by Nature with the fear of morrow as its inevitable accompaniment.


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