How to Win Elections in Africa explores how citizens, through elections, can uproot the power structures that govern them. It draws examples from within and outside Africa, whilst examining the past and present in a bid to map a future where the political playing field is level and citizens can rewr..
In the early-sixties, a young Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University. In this city of dreaming spires, he finds a whole generation high on visions of a new and better world. And it really does seem as if the whole world is ablaze with freedom movements..
A desperate doctor commits murder to appease his wife. A drug-dealing family comes undone following a police raid. A young foreign-educated graduate, brimming with patriotic zest, returns to Nigeria to help rebuild her country, but quickly becomes disillusioned as the hassle and unpredictability of ..
Dr. Morayo Da Silva, a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, lives in San Francisco. On the cusp of seventy-five, she has a zest for life and makes the most of it through road trips in her vintage Porsche, chatting to strangers, and reminiscing about characters from her favourite novels. Until she has an acc..
“One of the most enduring myths on the Nigerian Femme Fatale - mammy-water, ‘winch’ or husband-snatcher - has to do with the cooking of fish stew … A woman can do what she likes with a man when she knows how to satisfy his appetite for food.”Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous m..
In these wide-ranging stories, Barrett roams the streets with people from all stations of life. A minor policeman, full of the authority and corruption of his uniform, beats his wife. A family’s fortunes fall from love and wealth to infidelity and poverty as poor choices unfurl over three generation..
In the possession of stolen lucre, Brume Lauva takes a big step and decides to run away from a life he has known for more than a decade; a life of consistent failures, and from a girlfriend that shattered his heart and his last feeble grip on a broken dream. Lagos, he believes, could offer another c..
Leo and his men are desperate for change. Their quest is blind till they abduct Siella, the president’s daughter. It is not just abduction. Their encounter redefines radical change; it redefines leo and his men. They find new zeal. Their criminality comes with reduced acrimony as they become philant..
Princess Arabella thinks her room is boring. So she decides she’s going to do something about that – all by herself.She mixes up some paints and in no time at all her room looks fabulous.The latest book about the popular little Princess Arabella, with fun information about mixing colours. ..