Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Adichie is often spoken of in the same breath as Achebe, with many believing she has assumed his creative mantel. She is widely regarded as one of the most important voices to have emerged in contemporary African literature and has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards.

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.

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...

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.

“We made spine surgery sexy!”, Dr Ogungbo, Consultant Neurosurgeon and founder of Brain and...

In this interview with The News Chronicle (TNC), Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a consultant neurosurgeon, talks about his clinic, Brain and Spine Surgeries Ltd, the...

I may head to court if my appeal fails – DG VON

The News Chronicle had an exclusive interview with the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, in which he spoke about...

“Gregory University is a Creation of God” – Prof Gregory Ibe, Founder and Chancellor,...

In this interview with The News Chronicle,(TNC), Professor Gregory Ibe, founder and Pro-Chancellor of Gregory University talks about his reasons for establishing the University,...

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...

Amendment Of The UBE Act 2004 Remains Non Negotiable – CODE

Recently, a coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSO) including Connected Development (CODE) and Malala Fund called for an amendment to the Universal Basic Education...

A Window on Europe

When Raskolnikov, the antihero of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment,meditates on the brutal murders he has committed, he wonders whether the city in which he lives, St. Petersburg, was somehow responsible...

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