Tagged: ‘There Was a Country’

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

by Tobe Osigwe Two incidences that occurred in recent years have made me question seriously the unity of this country. First, was when Chinua Achebe memoir, There Was a Country, was released. Most Nigerians...

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Simon Kolawole: There was a legendary Iroko

by Simon Kolawole In his civil war memoir, There Was a Country, which turned out to be his last work, he maintained his age-old assertion that the rest of Nigeria was at war with...

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A tribute to Chinua Achebe, by Cheta Nwanze

By Cheta Nwanze “Age was respected among his people, but achievement was revered. As the elders said, if a child washed his hands he could eat with kings.”  – Things Fall Apart, pg 5....