Badejo offers life-changing tips on personal transformation
In the first step, ‘A clean slate,’ the author reveals that the primary assets needed are the quality of thinking and richness of one’s imagination.
This is Jos, a city that promises “emotional stability” alongside something “one could not quite place”. Nothing quite prepares anyone for what follows, and by the end of the first chapter, several family members are feared dead.
NYSC in Fiction: Salient message from Gimba’s A Trail of Sacrifice - Part 1
As a viable human enterprise, literature has, from time immemorial, derived its engaging and revealing contents from the inexhaustible vortex of human chequered happenings and happenstances. In other words, if we humour the cerebrally feisty Kenyan novelist of consequential renown, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, we may not hum and haw in accepting his well-thought-out view that…
A historical tribute for a sensitive idealist
Gabriel Okara’s role and status as one of the pioneers of modern African literature in English, or indeed in any Western colonial language, has been affirmed for decades.
A poetic reconnaissance of the Niger-Delta in Benji Egede’s songs of fuellessness and testament of hope Part 2
This seemingly endless strain of melancholy continues in “A Note to Nkunlunkulu” as Egede solicits God’s intervention for a dissipation of the cruelty and startling problems crushing the entire region of the Niger Delta.
Diary of a professional bridesmaid
The book, therefore, is not just an account of her personal experiences, but also some lessons for young women who would soon find themselves as brides or bridesmaids.
Ile wins Etisalat prize for literature, Iromuanya is runner-up
A Nigerian writer Jowhor Ile has been announced as the winner of the 2016 edition of Etisalat Prize for Literature.
Rainbow book club reviews 17 secrets of high-flying students
A statement on the book’s blurb says, ‘If you desire success in your academics and life as a whole, this is your chance to make your dreams come true… packed full with exciting life-changing stories, nuggets and principles, 17 Secrets Of High- Flying Students gives you the wings to fly….’
Nigerian wins Etisalat prize for literature
Jowhor Ile, author of And After Many Days, has won the Etisalat Prize for Literature.
Poetic reconnaissance of Niger Delta in songs of fuellessness and testament of hope- Part 1
In recent times, considerable accretions of literary works have generated so much scholarly engagement in the sphere of environmental literature. This is a welcome development, considering the indispensable role of the environment to man’s existence.