While the Federal Government has proposed cattle colonies as the sustainable solution to the continuous Farmers and Herdsmen clashes, Professor Danladi Atu, Director General...
Izzo presents each lesson with heartfelt responses and anecdotes from these wise elders to illustrate how living each lesson has made them fulfilled and unafraid of death. “Just be yourself” has been the advice of every parent since Polonius. Izzo found that the simple phrase, “be true to yourself,” is the first secret.
“Woman at Point Zero” is based on a true story about a woman whose struggles to survive poverty end with her facing execution at the same prison where the author herself was held for political activism... Reading for those who wish to understand why women still suffer at the hands of men and society
Veteran journalist and former General Manager, (News/ Current Affairs) of DAAR Communications, Funke Fadugba, who retired in 2017 after over 30 years in journalism,...
In an interview with newsmen in Lagos, Pastor of the Household of God International Ministries, Rev. Chris Okotie, opined that Nigeria needs to suspend...
Okri's novel – the first part of a trilogy – brought forward his distinctive brand of magical realism, but it also raised questions about some of the conventions of Anglo-African postcolonial writing.
Welcome to Lagos casts an entertainingly scathing eye on many aspects of Nigerian society, from oil-hungry corporations to ambitious reporters and the rivalries among ethnic groups.
In a new book titled “Africa’s Industrialization & Prosperity: From Esau Syndrome to Structural Adjustment Strategy,” renowned Ugandan journalist and editor David Ssepuuya combines personal anecdotes from several African countries with research and data from institutions like the World Bank, to show his concern that the occasional bubbles of growth on the continent never morph into prosperity.
You might expect to read swashbuckling tales of Gettleman putting his life at risk in the name of getting a good story. Don’t worry, you’ll get plenty of that. You’ll also get a deeply personal book about his other major love: his wife, Courtenay Morris. Love, Africa reveals how they first met at Cornell University, their long-distance struggles, their marriage and their rocky moments.
Part of a wonderfully eccentric series from Restless Books, Chris Abani’s exploration of his own face is a kind of mini-memoir, unpacking the histories, stories, and genealogies contained (and fetishized) inside this window to the soul. It’s a quick and easy read, a minor work by a major writer, though it will give you a good sense of why you should continue on and sample his poetry—Sanctificum, for example, is magnificent.