Tag: Book Review

Wilfred OkicheAugust 29, 2018

Fighting Corruption is Dangerous is an interesting retelling of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s legacy

2018 173 pages MIT Press According to Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the global average tenure ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2017

Book Review: Valentine Ogunaka’s ‘Dreams Wake Me’ echoes Maya Angelou and W.B Yeats

by Reginald C. Ofodile Valentine Onyeka Ogunaka, the author of Dreams Wake Me, a collection comprising of both conventional poetry ...

EzinneSeptember 8, 2017

“Serena beats her ass and Sharapova ascends to another level of hateration” | Twitter gives Sharapova a good beating

Grand slam winner, Maria Sharapova has released a memoir titled Unstoppable: My Life so far. From the excerpts released, via ...

Op-ed EditorApril 25, 2017

Book review: Lie to me, Dan: A tale of emotional adventure

by Adaugo Okoli If you would enjoy a refreshing romantic thriller steered by a pair of young adult protagonists, take ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 8, 2017

Opinion: Why Protests Fail In Nigeria

  by Anthony Ademiluyi I did my NYSC in the Shell Development Company, Warri as a human resources executive. This ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: The life of the great fixer, Tony Anenih

by Demola Olarewaju When in July 2016 I met Chief Tony Anenih briefly at his residence in Abuja, I expressed ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Review: Toke Makinwa’s book ‘On Becoming’ is the first sound in a world of silence

by Afam Ade-Odiachi I worked in entertainment news for six months. I enjoyed a certain proximity to the people many ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

Book Review: ‘Under The Bridge’ – The Story of a People Living in Bondage

by Obinna Edeh “The  Society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a very humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in ...

May 24, 2014

“So what went wrong?” – Ayo Sogunro reviews Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’

by Ayo Sogunro Book Title: Are We the Turning Point Generation? Author: Chude Jideonwo Publisher: Kamsi Year of Publication: 2014 ...

September 11, 2013

Book Review: Nigeria and the legacy of the military

by Jibrin Ibrahim The author narrates in detail the war against the media and press freedom by the Buhari/Idiagbon regime. ...

August 5, 2013

Book review: Romance amidst bloodletting – Andrew Eseimokumo Oki’s Bonfires of the Gods

by Echezonachukwu Nduka   In recent times, African literature and story-telling in particular is witnessing a fruitful harvest of certain ...

June 19, 2013

“Nasir el-Rufai lied and showed lack of grasp of issues,” Ex-governor Ikedi Ohakim reviews TAPS

by Ihedi Ohakim “Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book” – Cicero ...

June 18, 2013

Book review: Righteous man in power – Hope for morally upright leadership

by Samuel O. Adeyemi Among the morally uprights and sincere men and women in our clime, Politics is a dreaded word. ...

July 1, 2012

Review: The thing about ‘Fine Boys’

by Stanley Azuakola Title: Fine Boys Author: Eghosa Imasuen Publisher: Kachifo Limited (2012) Pages: 379 Eghosa Imasuen had quite a few doubters after the release of ...

May 19, 2012

Book Review: Adebowale Adekunbi’s ‘Next Nehemiah’ looks into the norms and wrongs of Africans and Europeans

by Uwaoma Eizu, an officer of Potters Lounge, Ikoyi. Title: Next Nehemiah Genre: Nonfiction and multicultural book Author: Adebowale Adekunbi Publisher: Exòrma- ...

OluwapelumiNovember 11, 2011

From the Magazine: Book Review – Teju Cole's 'Open City'

By Tolu Ogunlesi   Title: Open City Author: Teju Cole Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd, UK (2011) Pages: 259 Category: ...

OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Body Water – A review of ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’

by Feyi Fawehinmi I only just got round to reading Lola Shoneyin’s novel; The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives ...

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