SHEEFAH ZARMA

NAME: SHEEFAH ZARMA BOOK(S): BLACK ROSE (2018), THE SILENT NOISE (2016) GENRE: POETRY AWARDS: NIL BIOGRAPHY: Shareefah Ibrahim Zarma is a Kaduna-born Nigerian writer and women rights campaigner from the Babur tribe of Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State. She began her education at Seat of Wisdom Nursery and...

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BLACK ROSE

TITLE: BLACK ROSE AUTHOR: SHEEFAH ZARMA GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 116 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-965-580-9 AWARDS: NIL REVIEW: ‘BLACK ROSE IS A SOULFUL MEDITATION OF LOVE AND ROMANCE, A FEMINIST MUSING’ BLURB: Black Rose is segmented into five phases which is the petals, thorns, leaves,...

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BOOKSTORES IN NIGERIA

Hi guys, so we’re compiling a list of bookstores that stock books by Nigerian authors and deliver to prospective buyers all over the country. Our intention with this project is to be able to identify reliable booksellers all over the country and use this to help more authors reach their...

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REVIEW: PAMILERIN ‘GIVES A VOICE TO STRANGE THOUGHTS’ IN MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS

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:  Oyindamola Shoola Without doubt, Pamilerin Jacob is a phenomenal writer whose words cut through many norms that have gotten too comfortable in Nigeria. He...

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CHIMAMANDA’S AMERICANAH IS AN ENCHANTING TALE, ENCIRCLING EVERYDAY’S LIFE

Title: Americanah Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Genre: Prose Fiction Publisher: Farafina Year of Publication: 2013 ISBN: 978- 978-51084-3-9 No. of Pages: 477 Reviewer: Nket Godwin It is no doubt, Chimamanda’s narrative prowess. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half Of A Yellow Sun, The Thing Around Your Neck, etc, has emerged with another intriguing, fascinating,...

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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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