Oscar Awards: Nollywood is Standing Tall without Nominations

By Emeka Chiakwelu When Hollywood announced its 2013 Oscar Award nominations earlier this month, it was said that many Nollywood stars braved the time difference and were wide awake to hear the nomination row-call. When it came to nominations for Best Foreign Language Films, no single Nollywood or Nigerian movies were nominated. Some of the […]

Chinua Achebe – There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra – My Remarks

By Dr. Emma Enekwechi “Did the federal government of Nigeria engage in the genocide of its Igbo citizens through their punitive policies, the most notorious being starvation as a legitimate weapon of war?” I could hardly contain my excitement when the Eagle on the Iroko announced that he was going to publish his personal history […]


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