Nigeria today is like a yarn by Cyprian Ekwensi – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

All the demented facets of Nigerian life today, from brazen kidnappings and robberies to rampant prostitution and political heists, are like the many wonderful tales of Cyprian Odiatu Duaka (COD) Ekwensi who died on November 4, 2007.   The man simply…

Nigeria as a confederacy of dunces – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu9

Let me start with a confession. I borrowed the title of this piece from the American Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. The novel and its author have very interesting stories, for starters. John Kennedy…

Prodigious fruits of Sally Mbanefo’s Anambra Homecoming initiative -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Christmas season will never be the same again in Anambra State. Sally Mbanefo, Anambra State’s very resourceful Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism has in the works an unprecedented Anambra Homecoming Festival that will put at full… is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!