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A letter to Chinua Achebe in the grave -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nna-anyi, this will definitely not be a long letter, especially now that I am writing…

This Oba man called Obi Cubana -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nothing has shaken up Nigeria in recent times than the astounding burial of Obi Cubana’s…

From home to Rome football quakes the earth -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Football is earthquake larger than the Richter scale.  I should know because I played the…

Writers are licensed to kill -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Writers can kill.  The creative writer plays God by creating people on paper and destroying…

If you want to write a great book, go to prison -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I am allergic to dictators, even if they somehow manage to dress up in democratic…

When journalists became guerrillas – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Going to work could mean your death. It was indeed a bad time.  The June…

Going to Mecca and Jerusalem – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigerians take so much pride in making pilgrimages to Mecca and Jerusalem in the name…

Toni Kan strikes 50 with panache – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It was fun at first sight. The first time I set eyes on Toni Kanayo…

I don’t drink bottles; I drink beer – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The party is heavy, but the beer is even heavier. In the present tense of…

Saints and sinners of political prostitution – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

There are more male prostitutes in the crooked field of partisan politics than there are…

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