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55 Nigerian Writers You should read (No. 2)

    No. 2: WOLE SOYINKA (1934) Wole Soyinka, as many Nigerians will tell you, is undoubtedly the hardest Nigerian author to read. Far from being quotidian, this master dramatist demands from his readers a certain measure of intellectual sagacity, and word mastery. Born at Ake

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A Nobel Laureate’s moving letter to his Teacher

Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produxe them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well” William Author Ward. Albert Camus (1913 – 1960) was a writer concerned with the human conscience, who used his

God Is Not A Christian (And He’s Not A Muslim Either)

By Ade Kehinde  (@mckenny). A friend recently told me about a Christian fellowship she’s been attending where during one of their sessions she had asked the fellowship coordinator why God answers the prayers of people of different religions. This question shows a fundamental misconception about

5 of the most passionate love letters in recorded history

Love is the greatest of all human euphoria, and some of the best prose in literature are the ones dedicated to its temple or affirmation as the height of human emotions. In this age of technology and text messages, the love letter, unfortunately, seems to

Why Go Abroad

  By @Maskuraid I woke up today with a question on my mind. Maybe I should confess now, that ‘woke up’ part may just be stretching it a bit, considering the fact that only the harshly insistent ringing alarm got my unwilling and complaining behind