In Pro-Biafra Movements, Ohanaeze & the Future of Nigeria, Nwankwo takes introspective view of Igbo separatism
The book begins with an insightful analysis on the ‘unjust peace’, and its ramifications that caused the re-emergence of Igbo separatism in the last 20 years.
With The Plea on Oath, Lornamarie serves legal thriller
The Plea on Oath, written by Lornamarie (Lorna Betty Ibidun Marjorie Adekaiyaoja), is a debut exposit legal crime fiction on the miscarriage of justice in the modern world, and the role that lawyers...
Ogunsola amplifies morals in Kolajo and His Bird Friends
Genres in literature are important markers to group different works that share similarities in terms of forms, styles, preoccupation and even language.
Emmanuel Iduma’s a stranger’s pose
The characters in Emmanuel Iduma’s “A Stranger’s Pose” (2018, Cassava Republic Press) drift in and out of the reader’s focus like apparitions.
In I Almost Died, Ena shares tales of hope
Indeed, times are hard, tough and more difficult than it used to be. Consequently, suicide is on the rise in Nigeria, as citizens are taking to this criminal act as solace.
With A Quest for Change, Omonigho interrogates political consciousness
It is almost trite to describe Nigerian literature or African literature, as that which is grounded on societal engagements. Ubuntu philosophy underpins Nigerian literature, where art is appropriated for life sake, and not art sake.
With The Blessed Holy Spirit, Yoloye talks reliance in God
Author of faith-based book, The Blessed Holy Spirit, Mrs. Bukkie Yoloye, has stressed the importance of depending on God for informed decisions, especially as the 2019 general elections approach.
ANA intensifies effort on mamman vatsa writers’ village
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has expressed its displeasure at the desperation that has settled into the country’s political space. The body also lamented the situation where those angling for political power have resorted to discrediting the process even before it began.....
How absence of government support, bleak economy make Nigerian writers live in penury
It was sunny in Lagos. The harsh weather, which stood at 88 degrees, was above average this Friday afternoon. Alexander Onyekwelu, 25, a young and upcoming writer, didn’t expect a reprieve from the grueling weather.