BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST: KINGSLEY DOMINIC IS BPPC AUGUST 2018 WINNER

Kingsley Dominic has won the August edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2018 which was themed: ‘JOURNEYING’.  Dominic beat 89 other entrants to the first prize with his rhymed poem ‘ON A STORMY SHORE’. Ogedengbe Tolulope Impact, the winner of the July edition, emerged the first-runner-up for his poem...

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TOMISIN OGUNNUBI

NAME: TOMISIN OGUNNUBI BOOK(S): A WALK IN HER SHOES (2018, Co-author) GENRE: PROSE (NON-FICTION) BIOGRAPHY: OLUWATOMISIN JASMIN OGUNNUBI is a Nigerian High school student who came into the limelight when in 2016 she developed a location tracking App called ‘My Locator’ at the age of 12. The app has a...

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REVIEW: PREPARE TO BE “AROUSED AND ENTHRALLED” WITH SIGNIFICANTLY “SUBLIME AND GRACEFUL EXPRESSIONS” IN OGAR’S ‘FIRST LIGHT’

TITLE: FIRST LIGHT: 50 SELECTED POEMS AUTHOR: LUKE OGAR GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-967-585-2 NO. OF PAGES: 70 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU First Light is witty and the author should be applauded for his interesting rhyme pattern and its ability to make...

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A WALK IN HER SHOES

TITLE: A WALK IN HER SHOES AUTHORS: YEWANDE OGUNNUBI & TOMISIN OGUNNUBI GENRE: PROSE (NON-FICTION) NUMBER OF PAGES: 102 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-9-5 REVIEW: ‘A WALK IN HER SHOES’ IS UNPRETENTIOUS, “EMINENTLY READABLE AND RELATABLE” WITH DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES BOOK SUMMARY: A WALK IN HER SHOES is...

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LUKE OGAR

NAME: LUKE OGAR BOOK(S): FIRST LIGHT: 50 SELECTED POEMS (2018) GENRE: POETRY, PROSE BIOGRAPHY: LUKE OGAR is a medical doctor, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan. He has been writing since 2013 and is keen on poetry, story writing and general commentary. He also has a passion for music and dabbles...

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REVIEW: ‘A WALK IN HER SHOES’ IS UNPRETENTIOUS, “EMINENTLY READABLE AND RELATABLE” WITH DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

TITLE: A WALK IN HER SHOES AUTHORS: YEWANDE OGUNNUBI & TOMISIN OGUNNUBI GENRE: PROSE (NON-FICTION) PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-9-5 NO. OF PAGES: 102 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU In this deeply emotional account, mother and daughter recount stories from their unique perspectives. A Walk in her...

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FIRST LIGHT: 50 SELECTED POEMS

TITLE: FIRST LIGHT: 50 SELECTED POEMS AUTHOR: LUKE OGAR GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 70 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2018 ISBN: 978-978-967-585-2 REVIEW: PREPARE TO BE “AROUSED AND ENTHRALLED” WITH SIGNIFICANTLY “SUBLIME AND GRACEFUL EXPRESSIONS” IN OGAR’S ‘FIRST LIGHT’ BOOK SUMMARY: FIRST LIGHT is a collection of fifty beautifully...

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YEWANDE OGUNNUBI

NAME: YEWANDE OGUNNUBI BOOK(S): A WALK IN HER SHOES (2018, Co-author) GENRE: PROSE (NON-FICTION) BIOGRAPHY: YEWANDE OGUNNUBI is a lawyer by training and a passionate women and children’s rights advocate by calling. She has many years of experience in the international development space working to promote gender equity, human right,...

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REVIEW: ‘LET ME RUN MAD TODAY’ WILL NEVER BE A BORING READ FOR ANY LOVER OF POETRY, ART AND LITERATURE

TITLE: LET ME RUN MAD TODAY  AUTHOR: OPE DARA  GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-966-923-3 NO. OF PAGES: 62 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Buried in this vivacious title are stunning words that can stir and command all sorts of emotions and feelings all at once....

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REVIEW: IN ‘HEELS ON STEEL’ DARA PORTRAYS THE DIFFERENT FACETS OF GENDER IN THE SOCIETY

TITLE: HEELS ON STEEL  AUTHOR: OPE DARA  GENRE: DRAMA PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-966-924-0 NO. OF PAGES: 78 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Heels on Steel is a family drama which is set in the home of Chief Adeleke, a tolerant middle-aged husband of a radical feminist. Ope...

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