Tag: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: How I was banned from speaking Igbo

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani recalls how ...

June 29, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Does Nigeria have an image problem?

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani But the Nigerian just has to kick up a tornado whenever he is perceived unpalatably.   ...

May 25, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My generation cannot change the country simply because we’re young – Chude Jideonwo

by Wilfred Okiche Chude Jideonwo is a writer, journalist, media entrepreneur and social advocate. His new book ‘Are We The ...

May 21, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Media turns Boko Haram into ’Superstar Monsters’

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani   I can imagine the AK47-clad hoodlums scrambling to Google after each fresh aggression, frantically typing ...

April 28, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: The peculiarities of doing business in Nigeria

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani A number of multinationals in Nigeria have suffered costly reprimands from the judiciaries in their countries ...

April 18, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani  The argument has been that more foreign involvement will trigger more violence by the terrorists, but ...

February 6, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: The power of a name

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani One of the most spectacular reinforcements of the idea that names have power has been Nigeria’s ...

August 20, 2013

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigerian tribalism – A personal love story

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani There really isn’t much hope for my father’s generation in terms of relinquishing tribal sentiments. Our only ...

March 24, 2013

“If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own” – The New York Times reviews Achebe’s life

by Dwight Garner “If you don’t like someone’s story,” Chinua Achebe told The Paris Review in 1994, “write your own.” ...

September 4, 2012

10 Authors make NLNG Prize for Literature shortlist

by Stanley Azuakola Ten authors have made the initial shortlist for this year’s Nigeria LNG Prize for Literature. They will ...

OluwapelumiJune 19, 2012

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Reform, in the name of the Father

By the time the dead cats, monkey paws and severed heads of chickens started appearing on our front porch, no ...

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