Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Amnesty International on illegal military killings in Nigeria

Global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI), has described the response of the Federal Government to communal violence as grossly inadequate, too slow, ineffective, and in certain instances, illegal. The body also said communal clashes have claimed over 700...

Twenty years of African Books network

TIME passes ever so swiftly. But works of great men remind us we can live a life sublime, and departing leave behind us footsteps in the sands of time - so says the great Longfellow of English poetic tradition.  Ah,...

Nigeria’s Failure and the Biafran Problem (1)

Operating the most fascist constitution in the whole of Africa, Nigeria's failure has been compounded by growing demands for the restoration of the defunct Biafra republic. How Fascism in Nigeria has bred Biafra Separatism by Chin Ce AfricaForum Operating the most fascist...

Important Tips on Submitting an Abstract to IRCALC 

Every year IRCALC Editors collate and review your entries for the relevant journals and book texts of African and Black Literature. Important Notice for Submitting an Abstract Deposition for Journal Articles: Although we generally welcome any or several theoretical considerations as applied...

2019 and Nigeria’s Reformation

Outing the cycle of national cluelessness by Chin Ce Most of us were part of a spirited campaign way back in 2014 for the battle of votes against the clueless sitting president of Nigeria and an end to the misery of...

The Triadic Identity of Jean Toomer 

Jean Toomer and the Triadic Identity Benjamin Odhoji, Writer of the Year JALC 2013 CANE comprises poems, sketches, episodic stories and dramatic passages. Is it a novel? Does it reflect the tradition of cohesive thematic and structural unity? What kind of historic...

Global Flows: The Hindi Movie in Africa

The Hindi Movie in Africa Anjali Gera Roy, Writer of the Year 2011 Writer of the Year JAL, No. 8, 2011 DESPITE the long history of Hindi cinematic flows to Africa, the researcher is forced to depend on anecdotal evidence to testify...

Literature, Leadership, Citizenship Issues of modern Nigeria

Literature, leadership, citizenship issues of modern Nigeria by Chin Ce, 2005 Writer of the Year  ​Writer of the Year, ALJ 2005. A SMALL, neglected pamphlet dots the reference section of the Nigerian national library. The Trouble with Nigeria by Chinua Achebe begins in...

Neo-Colonialism and the African Writer 

Two Africas in One Joe Ushie, 2008 Writer of the Year  Writer of the Year, JAL, No. 5 2008. IN Africa, whether in orate pre-colonial period or after, literature has never been a phenomenon detachable from the material realities of the...

The Art of the Younger Poets: Introductory Criticism of New Nigerian Poetry

Being the Introduction to New Voices: A Collection of Recent Poetry from Nigeria edited by GMT Emezue The Art of the Younger Poets: Introductory Criticism of New Nigerian Poetry   by Chin Ce Full Scholarly Essay available from ABC Books Ad THE EMERGENCE of a...
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Inside Nigeria’s Festering Pool of Corruption and Graft

A Nigerian social accountability civil society SERAP has threatened legal action against government protection of a syndicate of public...
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Covid ‘Second Wave’ is just Mainstream Media Lies

Resist propaganda and defend your liberty. That is the only way we’ll get through the big lies by media and politicians. The Media is Lying...

World citizens rile against shocking racism in Australian job ad

Care Home Job Says Dark-Skinned ‘Indian Or African’ People Should Not Apply BY : EMILY BROWN A care home in Australia has come under fire for posting...

Now is time to play the role of Source Energy in the flesh

Here is a very important message from the Ninth Dimensional Arcturian Council to Lightworkers and the Collective of Earth humanity:  Love, Compassion are what...

Updated: Africa’s newest presidents – Ndayishimiye of Burundi, Chakwera of Malawi

With the death of Pierre Nkurunziza Burundians have a new president in a former army general and Hutu rebel just like his predecessor. Meet...
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