Building blocks for new Nigeria already available – Dike Chukwumerije

Dike Chukwumerije is a famed poet and writer who uses the stage to present his art in spoken words. Being one of Nigeria’s prolific performance poets, his public remarks and poems have inspired discussions about nationalism and identity across the nation. He speaks with Guardian Life about life and work. Kindly tell us about yourself […]

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An Abuja poolside sit- out with Niyi Osundare

Olusunle, Osundare and Nyitse By Tunde Olusunle Typical of the extremely organised personality that he is, the multiple award-winning poet, Niyi Osundare, had already “served notice” of his imminent visit to Nigeria, weeks before he came. He had been invited by the organisers of the “Nigerian National Order of Merit,” (NNOM), to deliver a lecture […]

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Osoba, Akeredolu, Fayemi launch A Reporter And His Beat amid hope of better Nigeria after 2023 elections

From Right: Founder and Chancellor, African American University, Porto Novo, Benin Republic, Prof Ben Ezeohagwu; Chairman, Gaskiya Media Limited and former Executive Director of TELL News Magazine, Mr Dare Babarinsa; former Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum and immediate former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, […]

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Yinka Fabowale’s ‘A Reporter And His Beat’ Out, enriches Journalism literature

At last, the book ‘A Reporter and His Beat’, written by veteran journalist, Yinka Fabowale, will be launched next Wednesday in Lagos. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday titled  “A Reporter and His Beat out!”, by Banji Ayoola for and on behalf of the author. A memoir of his more than 30 years […]

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A Reporter And His Beat … A Gift Not Just A Book

By Banji Ayoola A Reporter And His Beat is a gift, not just a book. To enrich whoever holds it in his hands and examines it seriously. A precious gift drawn from invaluable treasures streaming from inexhaustible sources unusual, higher, luminous and beyond the ordinary. From which the humble author was permitted to draw riches […]

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What senior journalists, others say about Yinka Fabowale’s A Reporter and His Beat

By Banji Ayoola Lade Bonuola – “… You are my pride… with accustomed enrapturing prose! Enchanting freshly words, never the beaten track nor the same old hat and tired words. None do you embrace, nor can any be attributed to you, but the picturesque renditions of accounts! I heartily congratulate you on this feat!” (Mr. […]

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Elebuibon, Olatubosun, don harp on harnessing Yoruba cultural heritage through Ijala

Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, the Araba Awo of Osogbo, Chief Yemi Elebuibon, a Professor of Legal History, Prof. Akinkunmi Adegbola Alao, and other culture advocates have stressed the need to constantly look into ways of harnessing the intellectual foundation of an indigenous genre of music, ‘Ijala’, in developing […]

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