#NotTooYoungToRunBill was a right Nigerians got deprived of – Inyang-Mbekwe

Dennis Etim Inyang-Mbekwe, FCT Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in an exclusive chat with Seyi Anjorin, Assistant Editor of The News Chronicle in...

Ayi Kwei Armah

Born in Takoradi, Ghana, in 1939, Armah is widely considered one of the most important African writers to have emerged in the post-colonial period. Educated at Harvard, Armah has worked as a translator and scriptwriter, in addition to his activities as a novelist.

Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Born in Kamiriithu, Kenya, in 1938, Thiong’o is one of the most celebrated African intellectuals and writers. He has enjoyed international acclaim as a novelist, essayist, playwright, social commentator and activist.

Energy: Missing From The Nuclear Story

One of my first memories of watching TV during the early 1950s was ads promoting leaded gasoline for reducing engine knock.  Little did I...

I started hawking with tray but can now conveniently feed family of 9 –...

Ibrahim Falarun is a husband of two wives and father of six. In a chat with The News Chronicle, he revealed how he started...

Nigeria : A Failed State? by Robert Nwadiaru

Robert Nwadiaru introduces us to the present-day Nigeria, the African Giant, a country with infinite riches, both natural and human, yet which still struggles after more than half a century after the independence.

Exposing the Giants: The Global Power Elite

Developing the tradition charted by C. Wright Mills in his 1956 classic The Power Elite, in his latest book, Professor Peter Phillips starts by reviewing...

“What is at play in Anambra politics is the obvious determination of some people...

In this interview with The News Chronicle, the Anambra State Commissioner for Information, C Don Adinuba talks about his experiences as a commissioner, the...

Antigraft War: Nigeria A Laughing Stock, By Hamzat Lawal

Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive of Connected Development (CODE) recently named among the 100 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical, recently hosted Seyi Anjorin and...

The Face: Cartography of the Void by Chris Abani

Part of a wonderfully eccentric series from Restless Books, Chris Abani’s exploration of his own face is a kind of mini-memoir, unpacking the histories, stories, and genealogies contained (and fetishized) inside this window to the soul. It’s a quick and easy read, a minor work by a major writer, though it will give you a good sense of why you should continue on and sample his poetry—Sanctificum, for example, is magnificent.

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