Again, Ndigbo and the national question

Ndigbo Must Arise (Belak, Lagos; 2017), written by Emeka Olaka, explores the marginalisation of the Igbo and advocates an end to it for the people to have a sense of belonging in the Nigerian project. As the author puts it, “it conveys a sense of paradox of a ‘great’ race with overarching roles and contributions […]

Ogun tasks pupils on effective reading habit

Director of Education Support Services, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Martins Akinsolu, who stated this in Abeokuta     Ogun State Government has called on students to imbibe reading habit to improve their intellectual capability by making use of the conducive learning atmosphere provided by the present administration. Director of Education Support Services, […]

Ikeogu Oke wins NLNG’s $.1m literature prize

Ikeogu Oke The Advisory Board of The Nigeria Prize for Literature and Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) yesterday announced Abuja-based poet, Ikeogu Oke, as winner of the 2017 edition of the contest after an intensive process. Consequently, he goes home with the $100,000.00 cash tag. The board chairman, Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, at a press conference […]

Superman confronts a new villain: white supremacists

PHOTO: No longer are planet-destroying extra-terrestrials or billionaire evil geniuses the villains: Superman, the DC Comics superhero, has a new mission protecting hard-working immigrants from white supremacist bullies. In the latest edition of the “Action Comics” series, which has published Superman’s adventures since 1938, the “Man of Steel” intervenes to stop an out-of-work factory […]