Iwalewa

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The Kagara In Us

Feels like a mood that squeals out of Kagara in Mark Nwagwu’s I am Kagara (2016). The task: How an octogenarian novelist navigates such an inchoate path and must yet achieve fictional crudity, élan and allure. Little wonder why Mark Nwagwu has chosen this time to grace us with the…

Àjọ̀dún Ọkà: A Feast for a Thousand Mouths!

A-MA-LA: a tri-syllabic word that salivates... may be the middle name of this rustic city, and its new carnival of the palate. When you hear about amala, there are various questions that pop into your head. Sometimes one wonders, why are people so enamoured with a dish whose colour is…