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Buchi Emecheta: Encomiums for a literary Amazon

Ever since the news about the passing of literary Amazon, Florence Onyebuchi (Buchi) Emecheta late January broke, it’s been accolades from literary communities both within and outside the shores of the country.

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I like to seduce people with my stories and language — Okey Ndibe

Novelist, political columnist and      essayist, Professor Okey Ndibe, is a US-based author of critically acclaimed novels; Arrows of Rain, published in 2000, Foreign gods, Never Look An American In The Eye, etc. In this interview with Prisca Sam-Duru , Ndibe talks about his new book,  problems with SSS and  sundry issues. Excerpt: What inspires
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Stakeholders canvass elevating FCET to varsity

THE former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has called on the Federal Government to elevate the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State to a full-fledged special university of education (technical). He said such step would widen students’ access to higher degrees in technical education and equip them with employable skills.

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Day of glory for Nwobodo at Ojukwu Varsity

AWKA — IT was indeed a day of glory for the second republic governor of the old Anambra State, Chief Jim Ifeanychukwu Nwobodo at the 8thConvocation ceremony of the Anambra State –owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam where he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the institution. Accompanying Nwobodo to receive the award were who-is –who in Enugu State, led by the Enugu State governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who arrived with a large number of aides.

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