Remembering Dele Giwa, Nigeria’s hero of journalism 34 years after

It’s 34 years today since the flaming journalist, Dele Giwa, was killed via a parcel bomb, a novel manner of assassination. The question today remains unanswered: Who killed Dele Giwa? He is remembered for his famous quote: “Nigeria is on fire and the citizens are amused”. Giwa was one of Nigerian’s strongest journalists, who many […]

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Finesse, courtesy now missing on air, says Biola Olatunde

as veteran broadcaster celebrates 70 By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Biola Olatunde, novelist, poet, newscaster, script writer, drama producer and public speaker clocks 70 years today, October 3, 2020. The distinguished alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has written more than 200 stories for radio and television, as well as poetry anthologies and two novels […]

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Osofisan, Ofeimum, others celebrate Soyinka at 86

The Nigerian literati have continued to eulogise Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka who turned 86 last week. To mark the milestone, tributes have continued to pour in from the Nigerian literati. Evelyn Osagie reports. Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka was 86 last week. The playwright and  poet has remained a constant voice against injustice and […]

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