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Review of A Miracle for Daddy by Innoalifa

Sunny Obande’s A Miracle for Daddy: Simple but not Simplistic                                                    By                                  Inalegwu Omapada Alifa Beyond the lucidity of Sunny Obande’s A Miracle for Daddy, this novella presents an average Idoma Nigerian family living in Kaduna. The unfolding of the fictional narrative brings to bear the Christian belief in Miracles. Essentially, the miraculous healing … Continue reading Review of A Miracle for Daddy by Innoalifa

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Review of A Miracle for Daddy by Doug Kaze

DougWerld Art, Faith & Society Sunday, March 8, 2015 A Review of Sunny Jack Obande’s A Miracle for Daddy Sunny Jack Obande’s new children story, A Miracle for Daddy, is a heart-touching story about a child battling with the traumatic experience of almost losing his father on his birthday. Otseme, the child-narrator, a seven-year old, … Continue reading Review of A Miracle for Daddy by Doug Kaze

Five Interesting Biographies to Check Out

Five Interesting Biographies to Check Out

  Of all the books on offer today, biographies remain a perpetually popular option. These unique insights into the lives of some truly fascinating people, which range from a-list celebrities to criminal masterminds, continue to entertain and enthrall. Recently, several notable names in the world of politics, sport and popular culture have documented the details … Continue reading Five Interesting Biographies to Check Out

A Review Of Ikechukwu Orjinta’s The Death Of Biafra

A Review Of Ikechukwu Orjinta’s The Death Of Biafra

A REVIEW OF IKECHUKWU ORJINTA’S THE DEATH OF BIAFRA Book: The Death of Biafra (Genocide in Nigeria 1967-1970). Authors: Gills Caron and F. Bonneville. Translator from French: Rev Fr Dr Dr Ikechukwu Aloysius Orjinta. Genre: Memoir, History. Imprint: Nsukka: University of Nigeria Press Ltd, 2012. Pages: 157. ISBN: 978-978-8446-22-4. There is no basis for unity: … Continue reading A Review Of Ikechukwu Orjinta’s The Death Of Biafra

Story Review: Those Very Words

Story Review: Those Very Words

                                                                STORY REVIEW: THOSE VERY WORDS Author’s background: NaijaStories is a platform for writers to express themselves. The author is a member, with the avatar ‘Sarah Ukot.’  Story Excerpts: Now, this morning, you are taking a walk , alternating between muttering and loudly cursing your wife. You hate her for doing what she did and … Continue reading Story Review: Those Very Words

Americanah Ko, Britico Ni

Americanah Ko, Britico Ni

AMERICANAH KO, BRITICO NI (A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s book “Americanah”) I just finished reading Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah”, intrigued and spell bound are the least I can describe the experience. Ifemelu, the main character is almost a representation of Chimamanda’s person. Tough and unapologetic about it with the strong need to be heard. A tougher … Continue reading Americanah Ko, Britico Ni

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

Kalimba Publishing Limited is a new Nigerian publishing company dedicated to developing and distributing African written contemporary stories through eBooks, paperbacks, audio books and other channels. For now, Kalimba Publishing ltd has just one imprint which is “Kalimba Books”. Kalimba Books is a traditional publishing imprint which publishes two-five books each year. It must be … Continue reading New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

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Gauntlet of Feona Published!!!

Hi guys It’s been a long time and I’m absolutely pleased to let you know that since official publishing, the Gauntlet of Feona has been doing very well with 796 copies sold in the past 90 day timeline. I’d like to use this opportunity to thank everyone who read, commented and supported me here.  This … Continue reading Gauntlet of Feona Published!!!

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Indigenous and Traditional Adaptations in Contemporary African Fiction

African fiction is the socio-political, historical and cultural documentation of the experiences of the African people; it reflects and refracts the goings-on in the society, as it is functional and committed to the course of liberation from the shackles of neo-colonialism. African writers cannot be separated from these realities and thus, they use the whole … Continue reading Indigenous and Traditional Adaptations in Contemporary African Fiction

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Book Review: Under Bridge, Two sides of a coin

Under bridge, a strikingly beautiful narrative of life in 21st century Nigeria, is an exciting addition to contemporary Nigerian literature by an author, whose mastery of narrative is reminiscent of the German writer, W G Sebald. Immanuel James has succeeded in weaving a rich blend of history, fiction, meditation and myth with Under Bridge – … Continue reading Book Review: Under Bridge, Two sides of a coin

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The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing

Hello All, INVITATION TO THE NAIJA STORIES BOOK LAUNCH HOSTED BY NS PUBLISHING LIMITED AND THE BRITISH COUNCIL NS Publishing Limited in collaboration with the British Council is pleased to invite you to the launch of our branded Naija Stories fiction books. There will be 14 titles premiered on that day, 10 of which are … Continue reading The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing