Happy Independence Day – Nigeria @ 50

Happy Independence Day – Nigeria @ 50

The Naija Stories Editors want to wish everyone a Happy Independence day  on this Nigeria at 50. We hope that the golden jubilee brings freedom from the past struggles that have plagued the  country. We have seen through the stories entered for our Independence day contest some of the sentiments most of us harbor towards Nigeria. From disappointment to … Continue reading Happy Independence Day – Nigeria @ 50

Nigerian literature at fifty: A coat of many colours

Nigerian literature at fifty: A coat of many colours

Nigerian literature predates Nigeria’s independence. As far back as 1789 Olaudah Equiano, a former Igbo slave published his account of his life in bondage and in freedom. There were many other literary offerings right into the twentieth century, including those inspired by competitions organized by the colonial government. Then in 1952 Amos Tutola’s fantastic magical … Continue reading Nigerian literature at fifty: A coat of many colours