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Mister Governor by Tolu Daniel

  The office was empty, void of the usual stewards that usually lurked the corners, his chief of staff just informed him that his commissioners and army of special advisers were seated and waiting for him; patience had never been one of his virtues, he had awoken that morning with the desire to fire someone, … Continue reading Mister Governor by Tolu Daniel

Blood On My Hands (Chapter 3)

“Sebi I tell you say this job go change our lives forever?” Virus said and let out a nefarious cackle as he paused from taking a huge bite at what remained of the roasted chicken thigh in his rake-like grip. I couldn’t help but wondered how he was able to manipulate such quantity of food … Continue reading Blood On My Hands (Chapter 3)

Memoirs as Tools for National Mobilization: A review of Chinua Achebe’s There Was a Country:A personal history of Biafra and Wole Soyinka’s Ibadan: The Penkelemes years

There was a Country: A personal history of Biafra (2012) and IBADAN: The Penkelemes years (1994) stands out as not just a collection of realistic experiences, but a socio-political commentary that captures the bygone events in Nigeria with its attendant relevance to contemporary society. It is a sad a reminder of the historical actualities as … Continue reading Memoirs as Tools for National Mobilization: A review of Chinua Achebe’s There Was a Country:A personal history of Biafra and Wole Soyinka’s Ibadan: The Penkelemes years