As celebrated author, Chinua Achebe's final burial rites hold this week, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka in this interview with Sahara reporters paid tribute to the famous author but says he(Achebe) is not the father of African literature.
Political leaders of the South-East, Saturday, listed the demands of the geo-political zone from the Federal Government to include the Second Niger Bridge, due attention to roads and solution to ecological problems.
With tears dripping down his cheeks, Oluwarotimi Sikiru looked lost. He knelt down as if addressing some audience. “I am appealing to good spirited Nigerians to come to my aid. My suffering has been compounded since going to prison for an offence I did not commit,” Sikiru said. Sikiru was in jail for 13 years as prisoner awaiting trial until February 14, 2003 on trumped-up robbery charge. He remarried after his release as his wife abandoned him during his years in jail.
Emmelie de Forest carried Denmark to triumph early Sunday in the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual musical spectacle known for its combination of over-the-top costumes, kitsch pop songs and international rivalries.
An intruder wearing a mask invaded Andrea Rebello's home and put a gun to her head. A roommate slipped away and called for help. But after Nassau County police arrived things went terribly wrong. FULL STORY
They've ruled out foul play are now investigators are trying to determine if a broken rail caused Friday's rush-hour collision of two trains in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that injured more than 70 people. FULL STORY