Nigeria: The East Must Take Back the Narrative

 [ Masterweb Reports ] - Any objective observer would see very vividly, the currents and counter-currents of accusations and counter accusations, that has been blowing over a book by the famed Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. The title of the book is "There was a country" This book opened up cans of worms formerly hidden, as the victors controlled the message. Mazi Achebe is a global phenomenon and his writings, be it the "Things Fall Apart" (first book on indigenous life, by an indigene) or the present one -"There Was A Country" attracts a coterie of admirers and detractors. This book has pitched the Yoruba and Edo nations against the East, mainly the Igbo. Almost all the Yoruba and Edo commentators on the book, were opposed to the intent of the book, while almost all the people of the East, mainly the Igbo were in support. But one Yoruba man stands out, 20 feet tall, heads and shoulders, above the rest. He is.......Read More

 

 

 

 

 

*Photo Caption - Map of Nigeria showing defunct Eastern Region(East).

 
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