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Writers gather today at Ouida to pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi

If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me (Psalm 139: 9-10). – Pius Adesanmi Professor Pius Adesanmi, award…

Sale of customer’s goods; our hands are clean – Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the alleged sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion. The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos had charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others…

Nigerian writers mourn Prof. Pius Adesanmi

The community of Nigerian writers, scholars and journalists announces with great shock and sadness the sudden and painful passing of our friend, colleague and brother, Professor Pius Adesanmi who was aboard the Ethiopia Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed…

I have a question for Oyinkan Braithwaite – Dami Ajayi

The longlist for 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction was released earlier this week, and, as you know, Naija no dey carry last. Three Nigerian women writers were selected. Sorry, make that two female Nigerian writers and a non-binary transgender person,…

OML 29: Aiteo’s Milestones, FakeNews and Mischief Makers

Criss Jami, a young American poet and philosopher once wrote that “a rumor is a social cancer: it is difficult to contain and it rots the brains of the masses. However, the real danger is that so many people find…

Nembe Creek Well Explosion: More Than Meets The Eye – Ayo Fadahunsi

The predicament that played out on Friday, 1st March 2019, in Bayelsa is indeed a disaster like the others before it in the different parts of the country. The Mile 1 community and others within earshot were in the wee…

Let’s talk about Fokn Bois and their “Afrobeats lol” album -Dami Ajayi

Gospel Porn Christian Rap Duo, Fokn Bois have retired their seemingly ecumenical calling for the earthier, contemporary and gentile-loving genre of music, Afrobeats. That curious name, Afrobeats, has failed to die several deaths, perhaps for obvious reasons. Coined by Abrantee,…

Buhari thanks Tinubu, Amaechi and Oshiomhole for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the trio of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotoimi Amaechi and Adams Oshiomhole for his victory in the presidential elections of Saturday February 23, 2019. In a 12 paragraph statement, Buhari who beat his main rival, Atiku…

#NigeriaDecides2019 -Election by the numbers

Starting at 8am today, Nigerians will troop out to  their polling units to cast their votes. They will be voting to elect a new president as well as senators and members of the house of representatives. As the hour looms,…

See Jussie Smollett’s charge sheet

Reports of Jussien Smollet’s arrest is no longer news. What remains is for the 36 year old actor who gained game from his turn on Fox tv series Empire to mount what his defence team has described as “an aggressive…

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