By some historical accident, ‘Against the Run of Play’ is going to press at the mid-term of the Buhari presidency. Fortuitously, this moment happens to coincide with an unanticipated development in the life of the administration. As at this writing, President Buhari is on medical vacation in London...
Join Kamsi and his friends to explore the enchanting world of animals – from the fast cheetah to the sluggish sloth; from the earless ants to the stripy zebra! Oh, learning the alphabet has never been this fun! It doesn’t stop at learning the letters of the alphabet! Children, and indeed grown-ups, ..
This delightfully illustrated book is a gift to children worldwide and a perfect tribute to them on the global celebration of Children’s Day. The producers could not have chosen a better day to tell readers and children about the adventures of Amang, a goat whose adventures are classical animal idio..
As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America. There she suffers defeats and triumphs, finds and loses relationships, all the while feeling the weight ..
Following a horrific tragedy, Tambaya leaves Kano for Accra to live with her brother, Aminu. Sadly, her dream of a new beginning is dashed when she can no longer endure the indignity she suffers at the hands of her brother’s new wife.Tambaya returns to northern Nigeria and soon finds work as a ..
When Ajala is not escaping an assassination attempt and dodging the bullets of eager security agents around the Duke of Edinburgh in Sydney, he is crashing his scooter, amid a hail of gunfire, through a border between Jordan and Israel—or he is cutting through security to shake the hands of Nikita K..
A young refugee washes up unconscious on the beach of a small island inhabited by no one but Samuel, an old lighthouse keeper. Unsettled, Samuel is soon swept up in memories of his former life on the mainland: a life that saw his country suffer under colonisers, then fight for independence, only to ..
How do you get to know your daughter when she is dead?This is the question which takes a mother on a journey of self-discovery. When her daughter Yinka dies, Mojisola is finally forced to stop running away from the difficulties in their relationship, and also come to terms with Yinka the woman. Moji..
And After Many Days is a novel of childhood, of the delicate, complex balance of power and love between siblings; the unique ecosystem of a family. It is also a portrait of a society, as the old world gives way to a new status quo. A novel of quiet, devastating force, And After Many Days holds at it..
Aníké has to hawk èko every morning but that does not stop her from going to school. She loves school and wants to be a doctor.However, her mother has decided her fate: once she finishes primary school, she will join her Aunt Remí in the city as a tailor.When a mystery guest visits Àníké's school, s..
Why do many Nigerian leaders ‘change’ once in office?
Will the present generation of Nigerians do any
better than its predecessors? Was Occupy Nigeria indeed a
failure? Is ‘One Nigeria’ really worth it? These and many
other difficult questions are raised in this timely collection
of essays on t..
For royalty, chieftaincy, wedding and very special occasions, the Aso-oke stands out as cloth of choice for dignity, class and fashion. It is worn prestigiously and it carries a distinct presence at events.at 95, the author still has elegant pen and eye for beauty.she has shown the developmental sta..