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Return of Teacher Desmond: Political statement on good leadership

Return of Teacher Desmond: Political statement on good leadership

Title: Pass on the Baton Author: Yemi Adebiyi Reviewer: Lanre Oyedele Publisher: Movida Press Limited No of pages: 151 A recent statistics conducted on reading culture of Nigerians revealed that…

Return of the Rabbi

By Brett Gallaher “That doesn’t sound at all like the stuff I was saying back then,” said Jesus. “How could anyone get that from a book about me? I should…

I love African literature –Nnoli

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts The art of reading, some say, is a thing of the mind. It was however observed that most people that made headway in life…

Anambra varsity seeks entries for journal

By Yemi Adebisi  Department of Theatre Arts, Anambra State University, Igbaram, has called for papers from writers all over Nigeria for the maiden edition of its journal, ANSU Journal Theatre…

Rainbow concludes literary festival with possibilities for Nigeria

By Yemi Adebisi The annual Port Harcourt Book Festival, which commenced on Monday October 20, was concluded on Saturday October 25 with message of possibilities to Nigeria at 100. Sponsored…

Secret dealings of a sportsman

Secret dealings of a sportsman

Title: Odyssey of a Green Eagle: From the Pitch to the Summit Author: Dr. Patrick Ekeji Reviewer: Peter Edema Publisher: Prestige No. of pages: 185 Odyssey of a Green Eagle:…

As Modiano’s literature divides English writers

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts The 69-year-old writer, Patrick Modiano, who emerged the winner of 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature, defeating the mostly predicted foremost Kenyan novelist, Professor Ngugi…

Ekwensi’s literature: Rapid urbanisation of new Africa – Adichie

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts In one of her articles titled Blinded by God’s Business, the award winning author, Chimamanda Adichie, disagreed with the popular notion that Nigerians don’t…

Australian writer, Flanagan, wins Man Booker

By Yemi Adebisi The Tasmanian-born author, Richard Flanagan, has been declared the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, with his book, The Narrow Road to the Deep…

Return of the Rabbi

By Brett Gallaher “John!” said Peter shortly. “Not yet! He’s not ready for that one!” “What book?” asked Jesus. “Did they write something bad about me?” “Well,” said John, “it’s…

Revolting against national tragedy

Revolting against national tragedy

Title:  Nightmares in Paradise Author: Adjekpagbon Blessed Mudiaga Reviewer: Christy Anyanji Publishers: Bulkybon Publications Company Nightmares in Paradise comes with a captivating title and an attractive cover design reminiscent of…

Adewole launches new book, holds wedding anniversary

By Yemi Adebisi General Overseer, Christ Crusaders’ Deliverance Ministries, Akute-Odo, Akute, Ogun State, Pastor Festus Adewole, has advised families to live in peace and harmony in order to live long…

Return of the Rabbi

By Brett Gallaher “John! I love hearing your input!” said Jesus excitedly. “Yes, yes. I know, you love me, I get it,” said John. “But, there’s something we’ve been meaning…

Why I vote for Nwapa’s books –Unigwe

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts Some artistes and writers claim that they have no mentor, probably out of either pride, ignorance or both. Chika Unigwe, winner of 2012 Nigeria…

Divine clues to midnight attacks

Divine clues to midnight attacks

Title: Uncovering Midnight Secrets Author: Prophet Israel Nasiri Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: Royal Edge Global Concepts Ltd. No of pages: 58 Often times, one effects on the mysteries behind the…

Kalango bags national honour

By Yemi Adebisi Founder of the Rainbow Foundation and Programme Director of the UNESCO Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014 project, Mrs Odo Claire ‘Koko’ Kalango, has been nominated for…

I read literary fictions, philosophy –Obama

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts The leadership charisma in President Barack Obama of the United States of America (USA) has been traced to the kind of books he reads…

Three writers on fast track of LNG’s $100,000

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts Three Nigerian writers, shortlisted for this year’s edition of Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG, have remained restless over the nightmare of…

Innovation, engine room of development

Innovation, engine room of development

Titles: (1) Innovation and Best Practices in Public Sector Reforms: Ideas, Strategies and Conditions (2) Public Service Reforms in Africa Author: Tunji Olaopa Reviewer: Emeritus Professor Keshav C. Sharma Publisher:…

Deception

By  Verdah Bismah Wallflower. That was all I ever was. Just something in the background, someone who simply blended in to help the atmosphere a bit. Sometimes, I contributed with…

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