Category Archives: Favorite Nigerian Book Character

Adisa: A Potrait Of Love

Adisa: A Potrait Of Love

Character: Adisa Novel Violence Author: Festus Iyayi;  This novel touches on poverty, how the rich continuously manipulate the poor and the indomitable strength of the human spirit. Adisa is Idemudia’s (the primary character) wife, and is quite beautiful. To quote the author – “‘Her long, jet black hair was now held in place with hairpins. Her lips … Continue reading Adisa: A Potrait Of Love


Has African Motherhood Changed?

The character is Nnu Ego. Novel, Joys of Motherhood Author, Buchi Emecheta. Nnu Ego is an epitome of the African motherhood, as it was and as it is today. Buchi Emecheta, through her novel, highlights the difficulties that women go through in their longing for children, and how much of their lifetime is spent in … Continue reading Has African Motherhood Changed?

The Chief and his acquaintances

Chief M. A. Nanga M.P.!!!

Character: Honorable Chief Doctor M. A. Nanga, M.P. L.L.D Author: Chinua Achebe’s Book: A man of the people Chief Nanga is an ex-teacher, turn politician: Minister of culture. Politics changed his moral stance on certain issues. Such personal change was necessary at the time to maintain his political influence and the accompanying lifestyle.  The book … Continue reading Chief M. A. Nanga M.P.!!!

Boomerang 1 2nd Op

Say Tokyo Kid.

Character: ‘Say-Tokyo-Kid’ Book: ‘The Road’ Author: Wole Soyinka. ‘The Road’ is a complex drama. It could be said to be a series of interactions between various characters at a motor park/drivers’ community over the course of a single day. But it is also a discussion of Death. The road itself becomes a symbol of both … Continue reading Say Tokyo Kid.