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Jeff Unaegbu hails from Amankwo-Inyi in Oji River LGA, Enugu State of Nigeria. He is author of ten books, including "Ode on Lagos" (2nd Runner-up ANA/Cadbury Prize 2011 and 2nd position in NUC-NURESDEF 2012). Jeff has made twenty documentaries, including those on Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and on Chinua Achebe. You can reach him at +2348035272576 or lionlordjeff@yahoo.com.
Never Be Discouraged By Anyone – Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

Never Be Discouraged By Anyone – Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo opens up to Jeff Unaegbu about her latest book – Roses and Bullets. ABOUT HER: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo is a professor and former head of the English Department, University of Lagos, Nigeria. She has published five novels, four books of short stories, three books of poetry, two plays and twenty children’s books. Adimora-Ezeigbo … Continue reading Never Be Discouraged By Anyone – Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

You Are On Your Own

You Are On Your Own

 Dear editor, kindly correct that article with the false headline, ‘Mad Man Rapes Senator’s Wife in Public’. I have interviewed the suspect and here is the truth: Until a week ago, Ikenna thought his lot in life was a rarity. As far as he was concerned, it was only a matter of time before Nigeria … Continue reading You Are On Your Own

EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures

EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures

Here lie a mass of men- Casualties of realities, Celebrities of phantasmagoria, Bodies without persons. The sea of melancholia Had been navigated time and again By their pessimistic confusion In their quest for coherence. Ahoy! There their skeletons lie, Eyeing the dreams they never touched. Dark royal robes under gloomy sails Thrashing tears on the … Continue reading EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures

She Must Live! (2)

She Must Live! (2)

A gust of cold wind lapped onto his face. He inserted his determined hands into his jean trouser pockets. Then, he gazed at the panoply of panoramic lights crossing themselves out into a huge ambience of hues, even as the traffic lights on amber suggested to him the green light to act. Malta’s was just … Continue reading She Must Live! (2)