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Achebe Vs Soyinka: Who Is The Greatest? -By Rees Chikwendu

Reno Omokri was again in the limelight of controversy this week with his tweet on the late Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka. He sparked a contestation and tirade of abuses on social media among Nigerians with this tweet: “Between Chinua Achebe and Professor Wole Soyinka, I would give the @NobelPrize for literature to Achebe 100 […]

Tonto Dikeh is a beautiful diva on the screen. Her style of acting is superb. Tonto is always ready to go extra mile to interpret roles and make fans fall in love with her the more. Her expository knowledge in interpreting roles is rare. Within few years on screen, she became the toast of all, […]

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Let it be known that love alone is not a sufficient condition for marriage, besides the unexplained feelings, there are other potent sustaining ingredients that keeps marriage. That you are handsome or beautiful isn’t enough for your marriage to stay alive or even happens. You can’t meet a lady, promise her heavens and then create […]

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Tomorrow is the 39th anniversary of the death of that highly talented Yoruba Apala music maestro and my musical idol, Eegunmongaji Ayinla Omowura, real name Waidi Yusuff Gbogbolowo. Although the anniversary of the passing of Peter MclnTosh, Jamaican rebellious Reggae musician, also my musical god in whose memory I make daily propitiations of constantly singing […]

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Is he a legend or not? In retrospect of the article written by one Mr. Charles Ogbu, which to my understanding, he did not only dispute the Legendary status of General Burati but disparage the prevailing circumstances on the ground, the time and the space the author is using to present it particularly to the […]

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For believers in a proper mix of culture, language as vehicle for development, a deep sigh of relief must have come out of them last Thursday. Son of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos State, Emmanuel, was pictured in a traditional prostrate for visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. He made us proud as Yoruba in a world […]

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As long as the world shall last, there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever. – Clarence Darrow Since the story of the 7-year-old Success Adegor broke out through a video ‘skit’, the little girl from Delta State has gained a concerted attention to herself […]

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Tomorrow, my friend, brother and benefactor, Rhodes Professor of Race Relations, Fellow of St Antony’s College and Director of the African Studies Centre of the University of Cambridge, will be 50 years old. Adebanwi is one of the unsung Nigerian scholars who do Nigeria proud and conversely place selves against Nigerians who tar-brush Nigeria on […]

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Zamfara is in the news again and I am quite disgusted with the security situation in the state. I am also at a loss as to why the killings in the state have refused to abate despite the numerous interventions of the security agencies and the state government effort of recruiting vigilante. As a start, […]

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In Nigeria or African generally, septuagenarian or octogenarian ages are like a double edged sword. It could be a curse or a blessing to someone depending on how he utilizes this special favour from God Almighty in spending these rare years of grace.  So, both suffer either of these two afflictions. They can be treasures […]

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