ALBERT SERAPHIN’s ‘THE CLARION CALL’: a Review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: THE CLARION CALL AUTHOR: ALBERT SERAPHIN GENRE: Poetry PUBLISHER: Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2015 ISBN: 978-978-947-213-0 REVIEWER: Joseph Omotayo The poems in ‘THE CLARION CALL’ are knitted together. They are tale bearers. Very interesting is how they are looped to form a whole of everything. Almost everything is in this...

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'HALF OF A MELLOW SUM': a review of by Oyin Oludipe Samuel

Film: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN Director: BIYI BANDELE Screenplay: BIYI BANDELE Producer(s): Andrea Calderwood, Gail Egan Run time: 111 minutes Reviewer: OYIN OLUDIPE SAMUEL Biyi Bandele’s film adaptation of the 2006 novel, Half of a Yellow Sun is bold as well as daring. To think that Adichie’s beautiful sentences would materialize into camera light...

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FOCUSING ON THE SIREN OF LIFE: A REVIEW OF EMMANUEL C.S OJUKWU’S THE POWER OF FOCUS

TITLE: The Power of Focus AUTHOR: Emmanuel C.S Ojukwu GENRE: Motivational/Non-Fiction PUBLISHER: Kraft Books Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 978-978-918-119-3 REVIEWER: Salamatu Sule The power of Focus is a not just any casual book of sort, it is a nonfiction work that x-rays on the psychological, socio economic and physical traits of man...

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DEATH & THE KING’S GREY HAIR & OTHER PLAYS by Denja Abdullahi (a review by Salamatu Sule)

TITLE: TITLE: DEATH & THE KING’S GREY HAIR & OTHER PLAYS AUTHOR: Denja Abdullahi GENRE: Drama REVIEWER: Salamatu Sule Death and the King’s Grey Hair and other Plays is a collection of three plays written by Denja Abdullahi, an award-winning poet, essayist, cultural enthusiast and technocrat. It is not a historical...

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AMERICA GIVES AND AMERICA TAKES (a review by Salamatu Sule)

TITLE: America Gives and America Takes GENRE: Non Fiction (Author Biography) AUTHOR: George C. Udeozor PAGES: 425 PUBLISHERS: Author House YEAR OF PUBLICATION: February, 13 2014 ISBN: 978-1-4918-6588-0(hc), 978-1-4817-5828-4(e) REVIEWER: Salamatu Sule American Gives and American Takes is a nonfiction work on the life, experiences as well as events that...

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WHAT CAN WORDS DO? (a Review by Prof. Gbenga Ibileye)

TITLE: What Can Words Do? AUTHOR: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson  PUBLISHER: Origami Books (Parresia Publishers), Lagos PAGES: 84 REVIEWER: Prof. Gbenga Ibileye, Federal University Lokoja (ibigbs@yahoo.com) Long before the descent to anarchy which the war of the West against terrorism in the Middle East, and especially the Iraqi War of the 1990s signalled, poetry...

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