Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

ACHEBE: A mighty Iroko fell - I was suffused with sorrow when I learnt of the passing of an icon and legend of our time, Prof. Chinua Achebe (16 November 1930- 21 March 2013) at a Boston hospital on 21 March 2013, at the grand age of 82. Chinua Achebe, deservedly called the grandfather of modern African literature, was indeed, a master story teller of incomparable pedigree, poet, essayist, critic, editor, broadcaster,