Aminatta Forna: ‘My own books make me cry as I write – it’s pathetic’ (an...

Aminatta Forna, OBE is a Scottish and Sierra Leonean writer. She is the author of a memoir, The Devil That Danced on the Water, and four novels: Ancestor Stones, The Memory of Love, The Hired Man and Happiness

The Miseducation of Obi Ifeanyi

Obi got home to find Ike asleep beside Nkechi while she watched television. Seeing the image of his family, the one he had consciously created, made it crystal clear to him that these two people were his main priority in life. This was his wife and his son, and he had chosen them. 

Yvonne Vera

Born in 1964 in Bulawayo in what was then Southern Rhodesia, Vera’s life was cut tragically short when, in 2005, she died of meningitis aged just 40. She has come to be regarded as one of the most important sub-Saharan female novelists to have emerged in recent decades.

Nuruddin Farah: a life in writing by Maya Jaggi

Born in Baidoa in what was Italian Somaliland in 1945, Farah has produced a series of novels, plays, essays and journalistic reflections on his native Somalia.

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...

Scorecard ; I least expected that from Buhari considering his background and record –...

… says Nigeria Needs Restructuring in Tandem with its Population Status – Gabam   Alhaji Shehu Musa Gabam, National Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP)...

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.

Tunde Leye: An Interview With Okada Books’ Top Selling Author

If you haven’t heard of Okada Books yet, you’re missing out on a wealth of stories written by young Nigerian authors and hosted on the Okada...

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...

“I made a deliberate decision to enter politics as an alternative to the status...

In this interview, Professor Kinglsey Moghalu, who contested the March 2019 presidency on the platform of the Young Progressive Party,  shares his experiences during...

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