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Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (Three Crowns Books)

Ola Rotimi

Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (Three Crowns Books)

by Ola Rotimi

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Published by University Press plc, Nigeria (OUP Nigeria) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7395077M
ISBN 100195752333
ISBN 109780195752335

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Abstract. Ola Rotimi’s characterisation of Ovonramwen in Ovonramwen Nogbaisi has generated dissatisfaction among critics, chief among whom are Michael Etherton and Chris attempting to place these critics’ views in proper perspective, this paper assesses Rotimi’s characterisation of Ovonramwen against the theory of characterisation and also against the dramatic action of the. Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, best known as Ola Rotimi (13 April – 18 August ), was one of Nigeria’s leading playwrights and theatre directors. He has been called “a complete man of the theatre – an actor, director, choreographer and designer – who created performance spaces, influenced by traditional architectural forms.”.

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Learn about Author Central. Ola 4/5(1). Oba Ovonramwen’s efforts to control a growing rebellion within his kingdom and reasserting the authority of Benin over surrounding lands are further complicated by British interference in search of trade and dominion.

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Oba Ovonramwen’s efforts to control a growing rebellion within his kingdom and reasserting the authority of Benin over surrounding lands are further complicated by British interference in search of trade and dominion.

Ola Rotimi’s historical drama portrays with power and sensitivity the confrontation between the Benin Empire and Great Britain.4/5(1). Ola Rotimi has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ola Rotimi’s most popular book is The Gods Are Not to Blame. Ovonramwen Nogbaisi: A Historical play by. Ola Rotimi.

avg rating — 5 ratings. Want to Read saving. Ovonramwen, West African ruler who was the last independent oba (king) of the year-old kingdom Ovonramwen Nogbaisi book Benin (in present-day Nigeria).

Ovonramwen tried to maintain his independence in the face of increasing British pressure but was able to delay for only a few years Ovonramwen Nogbaisi book annexation of his kingdom by. Biography Early life. Rotimi was the son of Samuel Gladstone Enitan Rotimi a Yoruba steam-launch engineer (a successful director and producer of amateur theatricals) and Dorcas Adolae Oruene Addo an Ijaw drama enthusiast.

He was born in Sapele, Nigeria; cultural diversity was a recurring theme in his work. He attended St. Cyprian's School in Port Harcourt from toSt Jude's School. Ovonramwen Nogbaisi is a play that further establishes Rotimi’s talent as a great African dramatist.

His ability to rework history and breathe life into it on stage leaves me with nothing but admiration. Ovonramwen Nogbaisi with his wives, Queen Egbe (left) and Queen Aighobahi (right), c - At the end of the 19th century, the Kingdom of Benin had managed to retain its independence and the Ọba exercised a monopoly over trade which the British found irksome.

Oba Ovonramwen (. CE) Written By Osahon Naiwu ere Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi was on the throne during the British invasion of Benin City in   Ovonramwen Nogbaisi is a play that further establishes Rotimi’s talent as a great African dramatist.

His ability to rework history and breathe life into it on stage leaves me with nothing but admiration. RELATED STORIES Our skin colour: A badge of honour or shame.

The Benin Massacre by Captain Alan Boisragon (), Benin, the city of blood, Sir R. Bacon () and other sources including Benin people accounts. News International is a fictitious newspaper name. King Ovonramwen is in Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria where he is on exile, he is ill in hospital.

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This is the touching life story of Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi who ruled the Benin empire before he was dethroned and exiled by the British. Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (ruled – ), also called Overami, was the Oba (king) of the Kingdom of Benin up until the British punitive expedition of   The stage play “Ovonramwen Nogbaisi/the musical” is a narrative of Ola Rotimi’s book with the same title.

This will be the school’s first ever attempt at a musical play, and it promises to be intriguing and breathtaking. This week, I intend to write on three great Obas whose kingdom extend to the Atlantic Coastline.

Ovonramwen, Oba of Benin – Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi. Decency the book written by Ola Rotimi (The gods are not to blame) explained it all. You people should go and read the book.

Oba Ovanranwen Nogbaisi is the name of the book. It was first staged in by the Ori Olokun Group of the University of Ife. Oba Ovonramwen ( – CE.) Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi was on the throne during the British invasion of Benin City in To prepare the grounds before the invasion, the British first sneaked military spies into Benin, to infiltrate the nation’s security system during the Igue festival, a period of acute spiritual sensitivity for Edo people, when their monarch goes into seclusion for.

Underscoring the fact that the author is engaged in an unambiguous journey of pan-African expression, the text glides across time and space to encompass other major historical episodes of the era; such as those involving Jaja of Opobo, Ovonramwen Nogbaisi of Benin and Yaa Asantewaa of the Ashanti Empire in today’s Ghana.

An Excerpt of how STEE SCHOOLS Students left everyone one staggering at their feet at their Cultural day celebration with the OVONRAMWEN NOGBAISI Stage Play. Visit our Blog Ovonramwen's ascendancy, Agho's trading growth, and award of the Obaseki title.

When Prince Idgubowa became Oba Ovonramwen, Agho enjoyed a monopoly in trading palm oil and kernels for European products such as rum, matches, salt, clothing, silks, and other imports. Ola Rotimi, Nigerian scholar, playwright, and director.

Rotimi was born to an Ijaw mother and a Yoruba father, and cultural diversity was a frequent theme in his work. Educated in Nigeria in Port Harcourt and Lagos, he traveled to the United States in to study at Boston University. After.Featured Book Blog Benin Civilisation kingdom of benin study.

A poem a week for Oba Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (ruled: –) Poems to commemorate years since the death of King Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (ruled: –) who was the 35th Oba of the great Kingdom. He was exiled to Calabar in by the British after their punitive expedition.COVID Resources.

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