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Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world
Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world
The sign greeting visitors at the entrance to Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on Earth: “Twins capital...
Good, evil and poetry in between the stories
Good, evil and poetry in between the stories
Ben Okri was once asked how poetry could help us in troubled times. His answer was: “Poetry goes straight to the truth of things, with extraordinary gravity, with great rhythmic beauty. So it moves the heart as well as the mind at the same time.”...
Things Fall Apart turns 60
Things Fall Apart turns 60
Sixty years ago, 27-year-old Chinua Achebe initiated a publishing sensation when London-based William Heinemann printed 2000 hardback copies of his...
A local success: SABMiller's Nigerian 'Hero' beer
A local success: SABMiller's Nigerian 'Hero' beer
At the Estate Sports Club in the southeastern Nigerian city of Onitsha, men troop up to the open- air bar and order a bottle of 'Oh Mpa'," the local name for SABMiller's Hero beer....
Nigerian Islamists and security forces clash again
Nigerian Islamists and security forces clash again
Hundreds of people fled their homes on Saturday in northeast Nigeria after deadly all-night gun battles between Islamists and security forces,...

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