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A Boy Called Hope – Book 2

I have often pondered as a child on life after death. It was always favourable to discard the Christian conclusion. It is comforting to think that there is no life after death but only darkness. If I fully believed this, it would have been easy to indulge in all the hedonistic behaviours that I found … Continue reading A Boy Called Hope – Book 2

Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold

Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold

A sceptre has been looming over our heads, a sceptre called Biafra. For 42 years it has defied gravity and remained poised up above the firmament of the geographical location called Nigeria. This sceptre most recently was brandished a little closer to our heads by the publishing of Achebe’s book, There was a Country. It … Continue reading Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold

Yoruba Literature Writing Competition

Yoruba Literature Writing Competition

SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS   In collaboration with AFRICAN HERITAGE RESEARCH LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTRE YORUBA LITERATURE WRITING COMPETITION For Writers using Yoruba Language to write between the ages of 15 and 40. The competition is organized by the Society to rekindle the interest of Young Writers writing in Yoruba language in Nigeria. Also … Continue reading Yoruba Literature Writing Competition