By Chudi Okoye
(Tribute to Maya Angelou: “Still I Rise”)
You may slight us with your mockeries
Or spite us with your hateful forgeries
You may grind us into the very muck
And even bind us to the rueful murk
In which you and your...
A recent meeting of Igbo Elders with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja during which they pleaded for an ‘unconditional’ release of Nnamdi Kanu, the incarcerated leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has sparked differing reactions across the...
The IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, elicits resentment and dread across the Nigerian polity, even among his own people. Many Igbos acknowledge the validity of Kanu’s critique of Nigeria, but there is significant apprehension about his adversarial approach which many...
By Chudi Okoye
How great it was to be Born Nigerian!
Long long ago, in our mass hysteria
We felt elated, as with keen mysteria
Simply to be citizens of One Nigeria
We grew up knowing a Fun Nigeria
We had our fill of...
We are now ready to launch the print edition of Awka Times Magazine, following our successful online launch on 8 December 2019. Awka Times is taking the bold step of launching a complimentary print edition, in an age of...
On December 28, 2019 Awka town, capital of Anambra State, Nigeria, witnessed the second edition of a new event in its cultural calendar, the Otochal Awka Day celebration. It was a momentous event meant to honor the oldest man in Awka...
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