Prof. Wole Soyinka

ABIKU Written by Wole Soyinka

Wanderer child. It is the same child who dies and returns again and again to plague the mother. –Yoruba belief In vain your bangles cast Charmed circles at my feet I am Abiku, calling for the first And repeated time. Must I weep for goats and cowries For palm oil and sprinkled ask? Yams do […]


Fatan Alheri gareka Dattijon Kirki mai kishi da tausayin Al’umma An haifeshi ranar Lahadi 17, ga watan August 1941 a Garin Minna. Sunan kakansa Mallam Audu Najoji wanda shi Malami ne mai wa’azi a Garin Wushishi, wanda a nan ya zauna bayan yin hujirarsa daga kano, kakarsama tana cikin wanda sukayi hijira zuwa garin Wushishi, wacce […]

I love this quote: _”Never be intimidated by the success of other people, The Fact That You are *’HERE’* Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be *’THERE’* The Only Difference Between *’HERE’* and *’THERE’* Is *’T’* Which Stands For *TIME!!!*”_ Be Patient And Remain FOCUSED! _*stay blessed*_

Littafin Magana Jari ne ya fito da martabar Bahaushe – Farfesa Abdallah Uba

Farfesa Abdallah Uba Adamu ya ce babu littafin adabin Bahaushe da ya kai tasirin Magana Jari ce. Farfesan wanda shi ne shugaban jami’ar karatu daga nesa wato National Open University a Najeriya, ya bayyana hakan ne lokacin da ya kawo mana ziyara a ofishinmu na Landan. A makon jiya ne aka gudanar da wani taro […]

I am not your plural I’m not this unit Of a memory that grows from nowhere I’m not the geometry of your brush This monochrome is only the shade of your eyes For I’m not black, I’m not white I’m the artwork of a thousand ancestors You know me, don’t you? I’m not your noun […]

Coptic era monasteries and churches unearthed in Egypt

The new discovery was found near the Coptic cemetery in Bahnasa city in Minya. — Courtesy photo By Ashraf Abdelhamid CAIRO — The Egyptian archeological mission of the Ministry of Antiquities unearthed ruins of a residential area, churches and monasteries dating back to the Coptic era 1,500 years ago. Ayman Ashmawi, head of the Egyptian Antiquities […]

Female Children as Commodity of Trade in The Snuff Snub in Sonmazhi

Book Title: The Snuff Snub in Sonmazhi Author: Jibrin Bala Jibrin Publisher: Image Prints Pages: 51 Year: 2017 Reviewer: Paul Liam Patriarchy and gender inequality are two subjects that continue to generate critical discourse amongst writers and literary scholars alike in literature, these concerns are not unconnected to the pivotal influence of these concepts on […]

Icarus Rising: Of a Nation’s Dystopia and a Poet’s Rhetoric

Book Title: Icarus Rising Author: Emman Usman Shehu Publisher: Topaz Publishing House Pages: 94 Year: 2017 Reviewer: Paul Liam Emman Usman Shehu’s poetry volume Icarus Rising is a metaphorical portraiture of a nation’s dystopia. It is a collection shrouded in the consciousness of a poet attuned to the social conditions of his people and the […]