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Writing A New Nigeria For BBC Radio4

  Sometime late last year, i presented a two part radio documentary for BBC Radio4 titled ‘Writing a new Nigeria’. I had a great time interviewing and speaking with lots of poets and writers. It’s so unfortunate when making programmes that you have to become very shrewd with killing your darling. This means that lots […]

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Ake Festival 2015 Presents Engaging The Fringe

    Closing up the festival season this year is Ake Arts and Books festival.For those new to the world of Ake, it is the most anticipated cultural event of the year with all lovers of books and arts gathered in Abeokuta every November. This year’s bill is brimming with excitement as it features some of our […]

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Yari Yari Ntoaso:Continuing The Dialogue

I am really excited to be featured amongst seven other incredibly talented Nigerian women at the Organisation of Women Writers of Africa’s Yari Yari Ntoaso international conference on literature. Not only have I become friends with three of the women on the bill Wura-Natasha Ogunji , Lola Shoneyin and Bibi Bakare, I am also a […]

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WHAT DO WOMEN REALLY WANT

By Wana Udobang News flash….domestic violence and rape incidences are rising at souring rates; tell us something we don’t already know. Or perhaps we are just witnessing more newspaper coverage on the issue. At least that is progress of some sort. Social media is splattered with church banners and leaflets on special deliverance and prayer […]