Monthly Archives: June 2017

WAR AGAINST MECHANISED KITCHENWARE

But whereas the French workers (and their English colleagues who were nicknamed “Luddites”) knew their enemy and tried in their own ways to fight it, it is yet to dawn on today’s man that he ought to devote his very life to resisting radicalised kitchenware which has drastically rendered him dispensable. Continue reading

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2017 AMLA Workshop: Call for Applications

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GOODBYE TO THE AGE OF WHISTLING.

Today, technology is shaping our lives faster than forces of nature have done centuries. I have no doubt that even though my father’s whistling skill survived the age of the portable audio players such as the Sony Walkman, it couldn’t have survived the age of the more sophisticated digital players such as the iPod. Continue reading

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SEX WORKERS: A Marginalised Group in Nigerian Literature.

There is hardly any other group that has been – and continues to be – underrepresented in Nigerian literature than sex workers. The marginalization of this class is so obvious that one would think that every new Nigerian writer passes … Continue reading

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