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Where there is will, there is a way

Where there is will, there is a way

Title: When There Is Life Author: Safiya Ismaila Yero Reviewer: Salamatu Sule Publisher: Almaz When There Is Life, is a novel that uniquely captures the life of a northern Nigeria…

CORA hosts Akeem Lasisi today

By Yemi Adebisi The Committee for Relevant Arts (CORA) will, today Sunday September 14 by 5pm., host award-winning writer and performing poet, Akeem Lasisi, at Freedom Park, Lagos. CORA is…

But, God?

By DeviShri Humor  He came up to the man and said, “That is the Great White Book, the book of the past, the present and the future. It has knowledge…

I read politicians’ biographies, fiction, others –Wanner

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts South African journalist and writer, Zukiswa Wanner, has appeared in a number of articles South African journalist and writer as a true pan-African. Born…

ANA plans Njoku’s burial, foundation

By Yemi Adebisi The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Lagos State chapter, has announced the burial arrangement of its former National Treasurer, Austyn Njoku, who died on Friday, August 8…

I read all genres, but prefer poetry – Ojaide

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts As much as he is preoccupied, mentoring established and upcoming poets all over the world, Tanure Ojaide, the Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of…

But, God?

By DeviShri Humor  A man took a bank loan and started a hotel. Business was good for a few months but he soon found out that his cook was stealing…

Chronicle of greed, redemption in N’Delta

Chronicle of greed, redemption in N’Delta

Title:  Tomorrow Died Yesterday Author: Chimeka Garricks Reviewer: Lindsay Barrett Publisher: Paperworth Books No of pages:  299 The Port Harcourt World Book Capital Book of the Month choice as its…

Media practices and cultural policies

Media practices and cultural policies

Title: Message Makers in Practical Journalism Author: Tajudeen O. Adigun Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: Emgee Publishing Limited Ibadan No of pages: 219 Every profession has certain ethical standard that drives,…

Crime thrillers, fantasy stories, my choice –Ogunjobi

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts It’s amazing to note that there are a number of good literature writers and admirers today that never had their background in the arts.…

Akpeti shares powerful stories for women in new book

By Yemi Adebisi Author Ebi Akpeti wanted to write a story about women and the challenges they face at crucial times in their lives – whether when dealing with being…

The Monkey and the Crocodile

The crocodile was not happy about this. He tried to make the excuse that it would be difficult to get the monkey across the river. But his wife was determined…

Managing goose pimples in relationships

Managing goose pimples in relationships

Title: God Has A Sense of Humour Author: Ebi Akpeti Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: AuthorHouse UK No of pages: 113 When she churned out a novella, Growing Pains…the Complete Story,…

King’s College Old Boys give back to alma mater

By Yemi Adebisi The comic genre as a platform of bringing educative and informative story lines to the reading public, especially young readers got a boost recently when some enterprising…

The Monkey and the Crocodile

Once upon a time, a clever monkey lived in a tree that bore juicy, red rose apples. He was very happy. One fine day, a crocodile swam up to that…

I read all Achebe’s works –Ndibe

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts Seasoned author, political journalist, essayist and founding editor of African Commentary, Okey Ndibe, has distinguished himself over time as a critic and activist. This…

Motivators engage Nigerian youth in Port Harcourt

By Yemi Adebisi Organisers of Port Harcourt Book Festival (PHBF) have reassured the reading public of the uniqueness of the seventh edition of the fiesta holding from October 20. This…

Coping with Loneliness: Unleashing Your Potentials for Excellence

Coping with Loneliness: Unleashing Your Potentials for Excellence

Author: Pastor Ayodeji. A. Olulani Reviewer: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Publisher: Christian and Citizens Empowerment Foundation No of pages: 137 Pastor Ayodeji Olulani has written a most important book. It…

Military option may not free Chibok girls –Babajamu

Military option may not free Chibok girls –Babajamu

Former Commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG), retired Colonel Oladele Babajamu is the chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Ilorin chapter. In this interview…

Magical, story books boost my ego from birth – Culliman

By  Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts While many read for pleasure, others are glued to reading to acquire knowledge or discover new innovation. For whichever reasons, experts recommend act of…

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