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Kids & Play takes sports devt to secondary schools

By Jude Opara A Non-Governmental Organisation, Kids and Play over the weekend in Abuja demonstrated a rare commitment to grassroots sports development when it inaugurated a multimillion Naira sports facility at the Government Secondary School (GSS), Yangoji, Kwali Area Council of [...]

December 11, 2016 Literature, What the papers say
Chinua Achebe

Good Night, Prof Chinua Achebe. Quotes From Achebe…

[1] “No matter how prosperous a man was, if he was unable to rule his women and his children (and especially his women) he was not really a man.” [2] “A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot [...]

August 26, 2016 Literature
Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – South-East Governors By Emmanuel Uzodinma

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – Governors of the South-East states on Sunday said the burial date of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe has been fixed for May 23, 2013. Chairman of the forum and Anambra Governor, [...]

July 9, 2016 Literature
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Achebe’s Last Employer, Brown University, Mourns; Plans Memorial On Late Writer’s Life

Brown University, where foremost novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, worked until his death last night, says it would organize a memorial in honour of one of its most valuable faculty member in history. A statement from the university described the late [...]

July 24, 2015 Literature
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Chinua Achebe Is Dead, 16 November 1930 -21 March, 2013

Chinua Achebe Is Dead, 16 November 1930 -21 March, 2013 – Nigerian Prolific Writer, Professor Chinua Achebe is reported dead. Hope For Nigeria was informed that the author of ‘Things Fall Apart', died last night in a privates Hospital in Boston,Massachusetts. Chinua Achebe [...]

July 21, 2015 Literature
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

CHINUA Achebe at 82 – We Remember Differently

In this piece, Chimamanda Adichie extols Chinua Achebe at 82 I have met Chinua Achebe only three times. The first, at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, I joined the admiring circle around him. A gentle-faced man in a wheelchair. “Good [...]

December 24, 2014 Literature
Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters

Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters

Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters  – Award winning artist and one of Nigeria’s most celebrated painters, Zinno Orara on Friday, 5th of December 2014, opened an eight-day exhibition of his works to the delight [...]

December 8, 2014 Africa, Literature

Old manuscript found in Spanish library

A long lost comedy by one of the best known playwrights of 17th century Europe has been rediscovered in the Spanish National Library nearly 400 years after his death, officials said on Wednesday. The discovery of the work by Spanish [...]

January 24, 2014 General, Literature
Chinua Achebe

‘UN To Honour Late Achebe Next Month’

The United Nations has devoted Friday, November 15, 2013 to late Professor Chinua Achebe who died last march in Boston, US. Achebe was once a UN Goodwill ambassador from 1999 to 2005. The event holds at Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium, [...]

October 30, 2013 Literature
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Nigerian Writer Chimamanda Adichie Wins American Prize

Renowned Nigeria Novel writer Chimamanda Adichie, has been awarded the 2013 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for fiction. This is the third novel that Nigerian writer will published which title ”AMERICANAH”.   According to Elizabeth Taylor, the literary editor of the [...]

July 17, 2013 Literature
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Achebe: A Man Ahead Of His Generation – Prof Nnaji

Prof. Chinua Achebe had left the University of Massachusetts about a decade before I joined the same university in 1983 as Professor and Director of the Automation and Robotics Laboratory. At the time, Achebe’s reputation was still looming large at [...]

May 24, 2013 Literature
Senate on Wednesday eulogised the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, demanding a state burial for him.

Senate demands state burial for Achebe

Senate on Wednesday eulogised the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, demanding a state burial for him. The renowned author died on March 21 in the United States at the age of 82. Senator representing Anambra Central, Chris Ngige, brought [...]

May 16, 2013 Literature
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Must Read – Oprah Winfrey’s Advice To Women On Relationship

One of the world’s most powerful women has a lot to say to women who are in love, married or in relationships…From the book “Oprah In her own words” by Tuchy Palmieri….Read and decide if she’s right.. Oprah says… If a man [...]

May 12, 2013 Literature
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