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A Nigerian resident in Awka, Anambra State, Walter Emeka Dinjos, has been officially announced as a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. The Nigerian came second behind Doug Souza from California. The other winner is Stephen Lawson from Kentucky, USA. The contest, one of the most prestigious writing competitions, is in its 33rd
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The reason why the media in Kenya has been always negatively reporting traditional circumcision is not known. Maybe it is out of our sheer cosmetic disposition or illiteracy in literature and anthropology about the cult of male circumcision. So far no one knows why the local media in Kenya has remained un-supportive to the cult, hence a premise
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Booker Prize listed writer, Chigozie Obioma, is expected in Lagos, Nigeria on an evening of reading.Dubbed ‘An Evening With Chigozie Obioma’, the Nigerian author of The Fishermen which was shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize, according to Blues & Hills Consultancy in a statement made available to The Neighbourhood on
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It is not very often that I find myself writing a tribute considering that ours is a country where heroes and heroines are in short supply. But I couldn’t allow this particular occasion to pass without reflecting on what Edwin Madunagu, popularly called Eddie by friends and comrades, means to me, to Nigeria and the international socialist
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There are very many reasons why a Kenyan should not miss being in Nigeria. One of them is diverse similarities between Nigeria and Kenya. Nigeria has Lagos the way Kenya has Mombasa, Kenya’s Nairobi is equated to Nigeria’s Abuja, as Nigeria’s Port Harcourt is equated to Kisumu in Kenya. There is oil rich Delta region in Nigeria
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Ag. Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has joined other prominent Nigerians in mourning Captain  Elechi Amadi, one of Africa’s finest master story-tellers, playwright and poet, who passed on early Wednesday in Port Harcourt.Semenitari, who received the news with shock, said that with
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