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Fela: The departed voice of consciousness who died in the siege of controversy

By Ogunniyi Abayomi Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Kuti, in his lifetime poked his fingers into the eyes of military personnel and politicians decrying the exploits and carnage orchestrated within the walls of our territory.

The Wail of Mr Wole Wole

By Amore David Olamide “The elders are not meant to behold the instigate of a contorted head” but when it happens; there isdefinitely a jumbo catastrophe in pends of coming.

The art of writing and the pursuit of survival across Africa in the 21st century

By Ogunniyi Abayomi The struggle to find our feet in society against the unruly demeanor of individuals occupying certain positions unopposed has been a subject and theme of discourse among writers in Africa.

The Tragic Conventions In African Plays

Patrick Willocq   By Shola Balogun The traditional Africa is undoubtedly communal. The passivity and conformity of the African under a compelling authority can be explained in accordance with his affirmation of self-will and perception of collective spirit. His penchant for honour is far more intricate and demonstrably cultural.

Abegi, where does Patience live in Nigeria?

Cliff Owen/AP   By Prince Charles Dickson It takes patience to listen… It takes skill to pretend that you are actually listening.

Poetry Is No Longer A Commercial Art

By Micheal Ace If the total amount earned in a year by an experienced and acclaimed poet cannot commensurate with what an upcoming artist earns at a single musical show, then it should be unarguable that poetry is no more a commercial art.

Nigeria is great, but the greatest is Muhammad Ali

By Prince Charles Dickson “If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize” – Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali—the three-time heavyweight-boxing champion, the incredible humanitarian, the inspiration for the activism of athletes all over the nation—passed away on Friday, June 3, and the world is in mourning.

As a Writer, how concise are you?

By Goodnews Eruemuare Do you know the longer your name, the longer your chances of beholding FAME and FORTUNE?