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Author Of The Week

Toyin Falola   Toyin Omoyeni Falola is our celebrated author for this week! Falola was born on the 1st of January 1953 in Ibadan, he is a Nigerian historian and a professor of African Studies. Toyin Falola earned his B.A. and Ph.D. (1981) in History at the University of Ife, Ile-Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University. He is a Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria and of the Nigerian Academy of Letters. Falola […]

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How to Read Efficiently

      Nigerians are better entertainers, we have more talkers and fewer readers. This might be as a result of our active/busy nature. Most people want to improve their reading habit but have no idea on how to go about it. The key to reading lots of books and reading effectively begins with a […]

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Six Important Skills Omitted in Today’s Nigerian Educational System

Our interest in Nigerian literature makes us delight in several literary works by Nigerian writers and this one by an exclusive communication scholar on Nigerian Educational System is not left out. Six Important Skills Omitted in Today’s Nigeria Educational system. Over the years, our learning institutions have been probed for not impacting enough practical knowledge […]

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The Issue of Political Corruption In Kola Eke’s Kleptocracy

 MODERN AFRICAN POETRY is a  course on its own for literature students in higher education. It is a study based on current write up in line with the trend of the present era. In this article, we take a look at Kola Eke’s June 12 in order to review the issue of political corruption in […]

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The story of Oba Ewuare

If you have never heard of Oba Ewuare of the Benin kingdom then you haven’t been looking into the history book for a long time. You probably ended history chapter after the story of sokoto caliphate taught back then in schools. We can say Welcome back to history class, sharing the story of Oba Ewuare […]

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Collins Offiong publishes his first Novel ‘Home is a Distant Dot’

A very Much anticipated and awaited step from the remarkable short story writer and Whilom Nigerian journalist, Collins Offiong who published his first novel titled Home is a Distant Dot in the Early end of this year 2018. It is no doubt that an extract from his book will leave any reader salivating for more! […]


What is Prose?

Prose in Nigerian literature Prose is the aspect of literature that deals with story telling in form of ordinary writing. It is written in plain language without rhythm and other figure of speech or sound. It’s main message or theme is conveyed without acting. It exhibits a natural flow of speech and has no metrical […]