Nigeria’s history problem needs the light from Half of a Yellow Sun. By Chibundu Onuzo

Half of a Yellow Sun, Biyi Bandele's new film adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, explores the effect of the Nigerian civil war on the lives of four characters. It is a subtle movie of a large war, intimate and revealing of the personal tragedies that took place from July 1967 to January 1970. As I watched those four... Continue Reading →

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Should We Change Our Sex(es) On Issues That Matter?

The answer to the above question, is Yes! In the most recent months Beyonce Knowles, bloggers, reviewers have spoken, written and sang referring to CNA (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)’s presentation “We Should All Be Feminists” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3umXU_qWc&hd=1) on Ted Ex Euston about gender, feminism and masculinity traits which undoubtedly is making waves, creating insightful stories into the... Continue Reading →

Iyateda Soyinka Dies

Daughter of Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka, Iyetade Soyinka has passed on at the age of 48, Sahara Reporters report. Ms. Soyinka, who was born June 6, 1965, died at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital where she was being treated for an undisclosed ailment. The death was disclosed in a statement signed by Jahman Anikulapo, an... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Celebrates Achebe’s “Arrow Of God” at 50

Nigeria is set to join other literary families across the world to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s literature classic, Arrow of God. The novel was first published in 1964. It is Achebe’s third novel after Things Fall Apart, adjudged as the most widely read book in modern African literature and No Longer at... Continue Reading →

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka is well known throughout Nigeria and the rest of the world as a brilliant playwright, poet and political activist. With more than 50 pieces of work, his writing includes novels, memoirs and a wide variety of essays. He is the first person in Africa to win the Nobel Prize in literature, and is... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Student Graduates With 5.0 CGPA in Russian University

A Nigerian student Victor Olalusi has emerged the best graduating student with a grade point of 5.0 in the Faculty of Clinical Sciences at the Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow. According to his friends, Olalusi previously had the best WAEC result in 2004. JAMB Best Science Student (JAMB score 322) – 2006. Cowbell Prize... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Graduates With A Maximum CGPA IN Texas

24-year-old Uwa Osamede Imafidon (Nigerian Born), just graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington(UTA) in the US with a Master degree in Microbiology and she made a 4.0 CGPA out of the maximum 4.0 CGPA. Before her sojourn abroad, she had earlier bagged a First Class Degree in Crop Science from University of Benin,... Continue Reading →

A Statement Released By Femi Fani Kayode On The Woolwich Killing

Some things just don’t add up when it comes to the Woolwich killings. There are certainly more questions than answers. Let us examine the facts. An off-duty British soldier by the name of Lee Rigby was walking down the street in the charming and peaceful London suburb of Woolwich. All of a sudden, and out... Continue Reading →

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