Tag: Memoir

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EditorApril 9, 2018

The first step to empowering women and sexual minorities is educating them on their rights

If there is a single thread that keeps reoccurring when discussions of oppression and injustice against LGBT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals ...

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EditorJanuary 24, 2018

#YNaijaLit: Read the first chapter of Morayo Koleosho’s NYSC memoir, “Hernortherstory”

As part of YNaija’s dedication to the arts and especially literature from Nigeria and the continent, we have opened our ...

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AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Maje Ayida threatens to sue Toke Makinwa, wants all copies of ‘On Becoming’ destroyed

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has been issued a “letter of demand” asking her to stop the sales and all forms ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Photos from the launch of Toke Makinwa’s memoir “On Becoming”

Media personality, Toke Makinwa is currently launching her memoir titled “On Becoming” where she shared some secrets about her life ...

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ToluNovember 25, 2016

“Maje asked if he could tape us having sex” – Toke Makinwa tells it all in new book

Three weeks ago, Toke Makinwa first shared the teaser for her book, On Becoming. Her first effort at writing got ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 26, 2016

Gen. Gowon’s memoirs are out next year – here are 5 things it must address in detail

General Yakubu Gowon was the military Head of State of Nigeria between August 1966 and 1975. It goes without saying ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2016

Reuben Abati: The legend of Fela like you’ve never read before

On the occasion of his 80th birthday, Benson Idonije, who is arguably Nigeria’s most informed analyst of jazz music and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 18, 2015

Dele Momodu: My once in a lifetime experience with President Buhari

 I’ve met several Presidents in and out of power but the aura is never the same. The Buhari I met ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Obasanjo’s missiles are unguided, and won’t hit target

by Olusegun Adeniyi “…Segun Adeniyi, who is a poor apologist for Yar’Adua, made almost every case of reversal worse in ...

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April 21, 2014

Opinion: Memoirs of a frustrated Nigerian student

by Solanke Abiola   Just when he has his sights on graduation, another strike action surfaces which destabilises him, he is ...

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September 5, 2013

Opinion: A thought on Achebe’s ‘There was a country’

by INC Aniebo …And nobody can deny this is the situation now. I am glad Achebe wrote his memoir. To ...

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May 19, 2013

Short story: Losing my voice, by Chika Unigwe

by Chika Unigwe When I left Nigeria for Belgium, I made my husband’s home my own. But homesickness lodged like ...

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