Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


Remembering Chinua Achebe - Life as a young boy growing in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria was pretty enthralling – be it at home, school, lessons (when I was less naughty), with young friends, neighbours, schoolmates, Boys’ Brigade, etc. As far back as then, one name kept ringing an incessant bell…that name was, and still is, Chinua Achebe. I don’t know the reason for the fame, but I was all too sure it was for something crucial. Quite unbelievably, I grew up to realise that the larger-than-life human was still alive,