Tanure Ojaide, the poet-advocate of the homeland, @ 70

The poetry written by Tanure Ojaide is connected with the Nigerian Civil War and its aftermath. The vents that led to the civil war brought poetry to the fore, for new events were taking place, new situations that needed a poetical view to describe the depths of the circumstances and emotions. Ojaide is one of the people who were stirred by these events. In this article you will read about this poet at 70. 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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