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Chibok: Beyond sovereignty and patriotism
The Guardian Nigeria

Chibok: Beyond sovereignty and patriotism

LIKE the Kwale incident which the late literary icon, Chinua Achebe, cited as the turning point in the Nigeria-Biafra war, the Chibok abduction would also mark the greatest undoing of the Boko Haram sect. The quest to rescue the over 200 school ... The Guardian Nigeria, 2 weeks ago
The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa, 1 month ago
Daily Nation

Godfather of the African novel

In 1967, James Currey joined Heinemann Educational Books as editorial director to work with editorial adviser Chinua Achebe and other key conspirators — in Achebe's words — on what was to become one of the most important literary series in the ...
 Daily Nation1 month ago
The Guardian Nigeria

PDP And The Crisis Within

Secondus, acting National Chairman of PDP IN his monumental novel, Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe scripted several lessons, which could be useful to the disintegrating clan in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In one of those witty ...
 The Guardian Nigeria2 months ago

'Okonkwo's Inquest': Everything you need to know about upcoming stage drama

'Okonkwo's Inquest' is a stage play inspired by Chinua Achebe's classic novel 'Things Fall Apart' The play intends to rationalize human reactions to strange cultures and dogmas through a post mortem on the fatal consequences of colonial assumptions ...
 Uncova1 week ago

Corruption: The Challenge Of Personal Example

In Chinua Achebe rsquo;s classic novel, No Longer at Ease, Obi Okonkwo, an educated young man, tries to contain the temptations of corruption in postcolonial Nigeria. He really engages in a spirited fight, but reluctantly gives in to it. He is ...
 NigerianHerald.com3 weeks ago

Economy melts down as Mugabe succession battle rages unabated

IN one of his short stories, Civil Peace, Chinua Achebe says an African leader who avoids major social and economic issues of contemporary Africa will end up being completely irrelevant like the absurd man in the proverb who leaves his burning house ...
 Zimbabwe Daily2 months ago Zimbabwe: Economy Melts Down As Succession Battle Rages  Africa-News.info2 months ago Economy Melts Down As Succession Battle Rages  Africa-News.info2 months ago
Daily Times Nigeria

Nwando Achebe spots seldom-cited Female King of Colonial Nigeria

Coming from a woman who is set to step into her father's shoes, Nwando Achebe's The Female King of Colonial Nigeria provokes instant thoughts from cover title to the entire content. The daughter of the late renowned novelist, Chinua Achebe appears ...
 Daily Times Nigeria1 week ago
Nigerian Voice


Necessity, according to an English proverb, is the mother of invention. It indeed finds expression in the dictum that when the need for something becomes essential, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it. Erudite scholar, the late ...
 Nigerian Voice1 day ago
Nigerian Voice

My Long Journey From Port Harcourt To Owerri

Having been severally warned by my friends and well wishers never to ply the Port Harcourt-Owerri federal highway with my car owing to the deplorable state of the road at Umuapu axis, I decided to travel through another route( Port Harcourt- Aba- ...
 Nigerian Voice2 days ago
Modern Ghana

Why Should I Read Obasanjo's Book? Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

I must congratulate myself on successfully avoiding virtually all of Gen Olusegun Obasanjo's usually ego-massaging and attention-craving books. I have, for instance, NOT read Obasanjo's My Command, Not My Will, Nzeogwu, and his other little-known ...
 Modern Ghana2 days ago Why Should I Read Obasanjos Book?  Nigerian Voice2 days ago
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