Ogaga Ifowodo, Anote Ajeluorou headline opening of Asaba airport Flomat Books stand Sunday

A former professor of literature at Texas State University, Austin, U.S., lawyer and author of many poetry collections including A Good Mourning shortlisted for The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017, Dr Ogaga Ifowodo and author of children’s book, ‘Igho Goes…

Stephen Kekeghe’s “Rumbling Sky”: Revolutionary poetics and the embittered temper of a patriot – Nnaemeka Ezema

Stephen Kekeghe’s poetry collection, Rumbling Sky, could not have come at a better time than now. Few months ago, Nigerians woke up to a volcanic outburst of a long simmering rage of the youth against the nation’s leadership. While the…

Coronavirus, Sojavirus and the cold-blooded killing of Joseph Pessu – Ogaga Ifowodo

The whole world on lockdown or accepting the necessity of locking down. And Nigeria slowly heeding the directive by President Buhari to lock down not only in Lagos and Ogun states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) but also nationwide.…

Remembering Ikeogu Oke – Michael Jimoh

On Friday, September 22, 2017, I met and spoke with, for the first time, Ikeogu Oke, one of three poets shortlisted for the Nigeria Prize for Literature the same year. Others were Ogaga Ifowodo and Tanure Ojaide. Three of them…

The Night I met an Angel in Lagos – Toni Kan

So, last week I promised to tell you about the night I met an Angel in Lagos. An Angel in Lagos sounds like an oxymoron, abi, like a virgin in a labour room, that kind of thing but truth is…

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