Prof. D*** Quenuxa D***'s Blog – June 2013 Archive (3)

Still on Prof. Chinua Achebe

Achebe: The story and story teller

BY CHINEDU NEBO

Finally, the story ends. The story teller has gone to sleep. He has gone with his stories – a bagful. But then another story begins. It is telling the story according to the story teller. It is the story of Chinualumogu Achebe and his stories. It is also about the stories of Chinua Achebe, the man with the stories. Ugo belu n’enu oji – the eagle on…

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History Of Prof. Chinua Achebe

Prof. Chinua Achebe

Born in Nigeria in 1930, Chinua Achebe attended the University of Ibadan. In 1958, his groundbreaking novel Things Fall Apart was published. It went on to sell more than 12 million copies and been translated into more than 50 languages. Achebe later served as the David and Marianna Fisher University professor and professor of Africana Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He died on March 21, 2013, at age 82, in Boston,…

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Ribadu and Nigeria

Nigeria’s Sinking Ship And The Way Forward, By Nuhu Ribadu

I confess to feeling inspired with every visit to this institution that shaped my perception of life and grounded my entire intellectual development. This intellectual development is not only a debt I owe to my teachers who have formed me but a challenge to me to go out there and influence society for the benefit of those to come. For this, I must say thank you!…

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