REVIEW: OKPARANTA’S ‘UNDER THE UDALA TREES’ IS A TIMELY GIFT TO THE WHOLE WORLD

TITLE: UNDER THE UDALA TREES AUTHOR: CHINELO OKPARANTA GENRE: PROSE FICTION NO. OF PAGES: 328 PUBLISHERS: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2015 ISBN: 978-0-544-00344-6 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU [W]ithdraw emotional and sexual energies from men, and work out various alternatives  for those energies in their own lives… disengaging from male-...

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OLUWASANMI FADEMI

NAME: OLUWASANMI FADEMI BOOK(S): THROUGH THE HORIZON GENRE: POETRY AWARDS: NIL BIOGRAPHY: OLUWASANMI FADEMI is Nigerian banker, writer and public speaker from the great and historic kingdom of Ijesha Kingdom. He grew up in a family of five in the city of Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria, where he had...

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EBUBE AGU

NAME: EBUBE AGU BOOK(S): WE ALL NEED HEALING GENRE: POETRY AWARDS: NIL BIOGRAPHY: EBUBECHUKWU AGU is a Nigerian writer from the city of Amaba in Abia State, Nigeria. A graduate of Philosophy/ Psychology from the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is the author of WE ALL NEED HEALING (2018), a...

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THROUGH THE HORIZON

TITLE: THROUGH THE HORIZON AUTHOR: OLUWASANMI FADEMI GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 60 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-963-999-1 AWARDD: NIL REVIEWS: ‘THROUGH THE HORIZON’ BY FADEMI IS AN APPLAUDABLE COLLECTION WITH HEART TOUCHING POEMS BLURB: THROUGH THE HORIZON is a poetry collection that attempts to bring to...

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WE ALL NEED HEALING

TITLE: WE ALL NEED HEALING AUTHOR: EBUBE AGU GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 94 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-8-8 AWARDD: NIL REVIEWS: AGU’S ‘WE ALL NEED HEALING’ IS A GENIAL COLLECTION OF WARM AND EMOTIONAL POEMS  BLURB: “And when words are woven, and silent thoughts are spoken,...

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RISING AFRICAN PATRIOTS

TITLE: RISING AFRICAN PATRIOTS AUTHOR: GABRIEL S. MAKERI GENRE: FICTION NUMBER OF PAGES: 184 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-3-3 AWARDS: NIL REVIEWS: MAKERI’S ‘LITERARY SAFARI’ ‘RISING AFRICAN PATRIOTS’ STIMULATES PRIDE AND DIGNITY OF AFRICAN IDENTITY BLURB: “An amazing work; uniquely every reader’s choice, in fact for all...

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MAKERI’S ‘LITERARY SAFARI’ ‘RISING AFRICAN PATRIOTS’ STIMULATES PRIDE AND DIGNITY OF AFRICAN IDENTITY

TITLE: RISING AFRICAN PATRIOTS AUTHOR: GABRIEL S. MAKERI GENRE: FICTION NO. OF PAGES: 184 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHM YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-3-3 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU ‘Rising African Patriots’ is a hallucinatory narrative that reorients the African society in the face of deplorable squalor. Makeri is a writer...

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REVIEW: ‘THROUGH THE HORIZON’ BY FADEMI IS AN APPLAUDABLE COLLECTION WITH HEART TOUCHING POEMS

TITLE: THROUGH THE HORIZON AUTHOR: OLUWASANMI FADEMI GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-963-999-1 NO. OF PAGES: 60 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Through the Horizon houses 40 poems each speaking for itself in unique tones and peculiar style about delusion, obsession, mortality and immortality,...

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REVIEW: AGU’S ‘WE ALL NEED HEALING’ IS A GENIAL COLLECTION OF WARM AND EMOTIONAL POEMS

TITLE: WE ALL NEED HEALING AUTHOR: EBUBE AGU GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-8-8 NO. OF PAGES: 95 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Agu made his debut with a genial collection of warm and emotional poems which are written in clear and unambiguous language...

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REVIEW: PAMILERIN’S MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS IS A CHARGED, AMBITIOUS DEBUT

TITLE: MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS AUTHOR: PAMILERIN JACOB GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 100 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHM YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-963-998-4 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Behind this collection adorned with turgid language and scintillating artistry is the musings of a genuine poet whose poetry will definitely reverberate...

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