The writer of this article travelled north of Lagos, the former capital city of Nigeria. He travelled to Abẹ́òkuta to meet the famous writer Wole Soyinka at his house, a bit secluded. Advertisements
The University of Nigeria (in Nsukka) was the venue of an International Conference in honour of the late Chinua Achebe, one of the most famous writers from the African continent. One of the people who were present was an early student at this university: Wole Soyinka, a fellow writer, with global fame. In this article … Continue reading Soyinka, Eghagha commend UNN at Achebe’s conference
The Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka does not shy away from a clear statement. He was one of the speakers at a congress on corruption. He would like to see the watch dogs to dare to enter the political field, where corruption is present, very much so. In this article you will read more about it.
The need not just to study one’s culture but also to preserve it in a living way is of great importance not just for our children who grow up in a particular culture but also for adults, who live with their past on their shoulders, watching for the way ahead. One of the people who … Continue reading Fagunwa: A new stride in literary scholarship
A poem for an old friend. A poem written by the master of words. The tearer of green cards. The returné. The Wole.
It took place in time span of less than three years. The civil war in Nigeria lasted from July 6, 1967 till Januari 1970. Biafra in the south east corner of the country tried to move away from the country Nigeria and start a country on their own. The people did not feel part of … Continue reading War in Nigeria