Arts & Literary

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UKAH HAILS DELTA QUEEN PAGEANT, COMMENDS ORGANIZERS FOR INITIATIVE

SINATRA Ent, organizers of the Delta Queen pageantry show has been commended for creating a platform aimed at promoting and encouraging the youths to build and use their talents in a desirable manner of impacting on the lives of others. Making the commendation, the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, described the initiative … Continue reading

AGULU AGOG AS ONYINYE BRINGS COURAGE HOME FOR TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE RITES (Igba-nkwu)

David Diai    The Ancient, historic Town of Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State was agog on Saturday 20th August, 2016, when the family of Col. Reuben Nwako welcomed with open arms and a warm embrace, the family of Chief (Sir.) Paul Ngbanwa of Issele-Nkpitime, in Aniocha North Local Government Area of … Continue reading

OF LOVE IN THE TIME OF BUHARINOMICS… –By Aikay Moustaphafa

And so I made stew without tomatoes and we ate without smiling. That is how things are now. We take life as we see it, we don’t complain much. Wifey voted APC and regrets it. There is no light, there is no water. She wan complain? No! Na who go even listen? All she mutters … Continue reading

LOVING CANADA AND HATING HITLER’S CHILDREN; A Review of Amatoritsero Ede’s ‘Gobetrotter & Hitler’s Children’.

By Ikhide Ikheloa   The poet Amatoritsero Ede is a diviner and a brooding, sometimes angry one at that. Cast adrift in the materialistic spirit-free wastelands of the Western world he roams free in solo brainy protest. In the antiseptic hallways of shopping malls, and roaming long stretches of highways built to last umpteen injustices, … Continue reading

NENGI ILA’S EPISTLE TO THE PRESIDENT: Redefining The Existential Matrix Of Nigeria’s Collective Symbiosis -Review By David Diai

It is not often that writers, especially African writers engage their leaders in a direct, intimate and conversational literary bonhomie, as a way of challenging and directing their focus towards the appreciation and resolution of the fundamental existential vacuums and vacancies in the polity they govern. Usually and as history has so tritely confirmed, African … Continue reading

NEGO POETRY CORNER HOLDS THIRD EDITION COMPETITION

The gradually growing popularity of the Nego Poetry Corner of the Delta State University was taken to another exciting level on the 19th of March 2011, when the highly innovative project hosted the third Edition of its annual poetry contest for students of the University. The contest which took place at Astcan hall, the largest … Continue reading

Sanya Osha’s Naked Light and the Blind Eye

Review by Chris Dunton, National University of Lesotho   The opening of this debut novel gives a reliable indicator of its dominant stylistic tendency, louring, metaphorical, and dotted with quasi-metaphysical formulations: “The window panes had a sombre cast as rain streaked down them like half frozen tears. Night time didn’t seem persuasive. It was as … Continue reading