HELON HABILA’S ‘THE CHIBOK GIRLS’ IS A CREATIVE HISTORICITY a review by Eugene Yakubu

Helon Habila’s daring narrative ‘The Chibok Girls’ cannot be strictly placed within the novel tradition in African literature because of its overly journalistic and subjective narration. Memoir it might be, though not certainly. However, this is a creative historicity of the physical and political rubble that has turned out to...

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WITH DEFT HONESTLY, MARGARET SAMMY’S AMARYLLIS USES FREE VERSE TO EDUCATE AND ENTERTAIN – a review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: AMARYLLIS: HOW CAN I GO ON? AUTHOR: MARGARET SAMMY GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 60 PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM PUBLISHERS DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2017 ISBN: 978-978-54741-3-8 REVIEWER: JOSEPH OMOTAYO This poetry collection touches various issues of life. With fifty one poems, Margaret Sammy isn’t short of thoughts on...

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JIDE BADMUS’ THERE IS A STORM IN MY HEAD EVALUATES THE PLACE OF THOUGHTS IN THE GRAND SCHEME OF EVERYTHING – a review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: THERE IS A STORM IN MY HEAD AUTHOR: JIDE BADMUS GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 88 PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM PUBLISHERS DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2017 ISBN: 978-978-54741-7-6 REVIEWER: JOSEPH OMOTAYO This poetry collection is divided into 5 chapters and an epilogue. Jide Badmus’ THERE IS A STORM IN...

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IN DAVE CHUKWUJI’S CITY OF GOLD AND RUST, LOVE IS A MEASURE OF LIFE’S CONTRADICTIONS – a review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: CITY OF GOLD AND RUST AUTHOR: dave chukwuji GENRE: Prose/Fiction NUMBER OF PAGES: 121 PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM PUBLISHERS DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2017 ISBN: 978-978-54741-8-3 REVIEWER: JOSEPH OMOTAYO In CITY OF GOLD AND RUST, modernity and traditions clash and the rustic marries the exotic. Dave Chukwuji writes a...

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WALE AYINLA

Name: AYINLA OLAWALE “WALE AYINLA” JOSEPH Book(s): THE OTHER SIDE OF OTHER ROOMS, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Ayinla Olawale “Wale Ayinla” Joseph is a young Nigerian poet who is vast with the definition of life in things that surround him. In 2017, his collection...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF OTHER ROOMS

Book Title: THE OTHER SIDE OF OTHER ROOMS Author’s Name: AYINLA OLAWALE “WALE AYINLA” JOSEPH Publisher: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Year of Publication: 2017 Genre: Poetry Number of Pages: 64 ISBN: 978-978-958-503-8 Awards: nil Reviews: nil BLURB: THE OTHER SIDE OF OTHER ROOMS is one of the most profound collections...

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MARGARET SAMMY

Name: MARGARET SAMMY Book(s): AMARYLLIS: HOW CAN I GO ON?, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: MARGARET SAMMY is a Nigerian poet and social crusader. Born in 2004, she began writing poems at the age of 10, greatly influenced by her teacher. Margaret’s work depicts a...

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