I recently attended an event at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on Change and Governance in Africa. One thing is clear: Africa is changing. The landscape of[…]
by Benson Eluma I have cast around for how best to characterize Nigerian literature 50 years after Independence, and I have decided to settle for the Abiku motif. Abiku or[…]
Through the aspirations of the day of independence in 1960 we look beyond 2010 for a new Nigeria.
Out of the 17 African countries turning 50 this year, information ministers for 16 them have one thing in common – they wake up every morning and thank the heavens[…]
Open Letter to the Nigerian People From your beloved country, Nigeria! By Temie Giwa WE NEED TO TALK! There is so much we need to discuss, but you are rarely[…]
by Sokari The original idea for this piece was to write a short essay on Nigerian Feminism over the past 50 years. However there are still those who feel that[…]
by Seye Abimbola To have a medical school is an expensive, audacious undertaking anywhere in the world. From very humble beginning at the Yaba Medical School which produced 62 doctors[…]
In about a week from today, on October 1, it will be 50 years since Nigeria became independent from the United Kingdom. Here at NigeriansTalk, and at the blogs of[…]