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The Flowers and the Charlatans

The moment was quite unripe Without thought, pregnant with strife Witnessed was horror as we began to wipe Tears off the face of such a sour tragedy of life They were for the Chibok maidens Over five hundred days ago They had their destinies embezzled By psychopaths and idiotic nonentities They had a nation bedazzled … Continue reading The Flowers and the Charlatans

Love, Fate and the Monster by Anwuacha, Dandy Samuel

LOVE, FATE AND THE MONSTER She crawled together at the tip of her bed holding him close to her. Hot tears filled her eyes, and she could feel it trickling down into her throat. She flashed back to the encounter with the person she often describes as the coldest bitch she has ever met in … Continue reading Love, Fate and the Monster by Anwuacha, Dandy Samuel

Not Fani-kayode, Not Kalu, Neither Yorubas Nor Igbos…

THE CRUX…NOT FANI-KAYODE, NOT KALU, NEITHER YORUBAS NOR IGBOS. Stories remain one of the best and most pedagogical brands of all-time. And I remember, albeit hazily, one of such which I heard as a child at the feet of my mother, aunt or grandmother. My memory fails me on the exact identity of the storyteller … Continue reading Not Fani-kayode, Not Kalu, Neither Yorubas Nor Igbos…

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review I

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review I

Author: Chinua Achebe Publisher: Fourth Dimension Publishing Co. Ltd Year of Publication: 1983 Chapters: 10 In presenting a review of The Trouble with Nigeria by Chinua Achebe, I do not imply that I have more competence than the author, an all time great writer of both fiction and non-fiction. This review is aimed at stressing … Continue reading The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review I