REVIEW: OPIGO RECONSTRUCTS DECADES OF HISTORY IN THE SONG OF OUR FATHER AND HE DOES IT SO COMPREHENSIVELY…IT IS A NETWORK OF PROSE AND POETRY AND DRAMA

TITLE: THE SONG OF OUR FATHER AUTHORS: EMMANUEL AYIBAEMI FRANK-OPIGO GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-969-512-6 NO. OF PAGES: 258 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU The Song of our Father is an experimental prosaic poetry that has history, culture and tradition as its primary backdrop. Opigo’s verses might defy… Continue reading REVIEW: OPIGO RECONSTRUCTS DECADES OF HISTORY IN THE SONG OF OUR FATHER AND HE DOES IT SO COMPREHENSIVELY…IT IS A NETWORK OF PROSE AND POETRY AND DRAMA

FRANK-OPIGO’S ‘VOWELS IN THE AIR’ DEFIES ANY KIND OF DISTRACTION – a review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: VOWELS IN THE AIR AUTHOR: EMMANUEL FRANK-OPIGO GENRE: ESSAYS, POETRY (Mixed) NUMBER OF PAGES: 210 PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2016 ISBN: 978-978-954-243-7 REVIEWER: JOSEPH OMOTAYO About the hardest thing to do is what this writer has done. Collecting your past essays into a book is such a daunting task. But… Continue reading FRANK-OPIGO’S ‘VOWELS IN THE AIR’ DEFIES ANY KIND OF DISTRACTION – a review by Joseph Omotayo

“Nigerian writing is currently an iceberg” —Emmanuel Frank-Opigo

Emmanuel Ayibaemi Frank-Opigo, an engineer and a poet, is the Director of Works and Services at the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He was the Chairman of the State Branch of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) from 2013 to 2015 and is still the Editor-in-Chief of the Branch magazine THE MARINER. His latest book, VOWELS IN… Continue reading “Nigerian writing is currently an iceberg” —Emmanuel Frank-Opigo