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J.P. Clark, Legendary Nigerian Poet And Writer, Dead At 85

Prof. John Pepper Clark who is a foremost Nigerian literary figure, renowned writer & poet has reportedly passed away at the age of 85. A statement released by Clark’s family disclosed that he died in the early hours of Tuesday October 13 while thanking the general public for their prayers. “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta…

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Wole Soyinka Didn’t Respect His Own Elders Too When He Was Young – Seun Kuti

Son of Afrobeat pioneer and legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Seun Anikulapo Kuti has let out his thoughts on the recent story that was shared of a young man who refused to allow Literature Noble prize winner, Professor Wole Soyinka have his seat on a flight. Business Entrepreneur, Tonye Cole, shared a recount of the incident…

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Telecoms Giant Etisalat Launches First Pan African Prize For Celebrating First Time Writers

The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever pan-African prize to applaud first time writers of published fiction novels. The prize will bring together high profile writers, book critics and academics from across the continent and beyond to identify new writers of African descent. From keeping you talking on your mobile phones, Etisalat Nigeria…

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