She Was Raped To Death

Title:  The Web Author: Idoko Iddahson Reviewer:  Aruwa Veronica Publisher:  Flap Publication No of Pages:  154 A tangible yet surreal account of unwitting victims of cultural mores – a veritable tool in the hands of the mischievous and petty – manipulated on a whim with the characters of Ojonya and Onyela, her mother and sole […]

Practical Guide To Good Health –A Review

Title:  The Green Pathway to Health and Recovery (Home Grown Option For Third World Countries) Author:  Frances Ngozi Chukwukere Reviewer: Dr. Nick Irabor Publishers:  Alphabet Nigeria Publishers No of pages: 330 It is an established axiom that the most effective approach to good health is by preventive rather than curative measures. Differently put, the advocacy […]

Clue To Grammatical Blunders- A Review

Title:  Guide To Commonly Misused Words And Expressions Author: Celestine Amoke Reviewer: Chibuike Chukwu   This book, Guide To Commonly Misused Words And Expressions, highlights some of the commonly confused and misused words and expressions in English Language. It consequently guides readers on the right ways to use some of these words and expressions. The […]

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When The Fringe Becomes The Core  

Title: Say You’re One Of Them Author:  Uwem Akpan Reviewer:  Lindsay Barrett Publisher: Bookcraft Publishers, Ibadan This is one of the most exciting and unusual literary debuts ever published anywhere, not only in Africa, but it is also a powerful testament to the extraordinary re-awakening of Africa’s cultural conscience in the twenty-first century.  As anthologies of stories go […]

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The Metaphors Of Life

Author: Halima Aliyu Book Title: Fire on the Tip of Ice Publisher: Kraft Books Ltd, Ibadan Year: 2015 Reviewer: Paul T. Liam Short stories present to us the pieces of our lives in one single breathe; they illuminate our understanding of ourselves and illustrate the intricacies of existence and survival. They re-enacts before our very […]

L-R: Chiemezie Elijah (CSS Nkpolu); Mary Arungwa (FBC Old GRA); Professor Zaynab Alkali (author); Mrs. Koko Kalango, John S. Tamuno and Timi Tarini at the March 2015 book-of-the-month reading held at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt.

The Book Year And Its Dividends

By Yemi Adebisi, Lagos. Feedback from government, students, publishers, writers, booksellers, librarians and other stakeholders in book industry at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Port Harcourt World Book Capital City indicated that the programme made a lot of impacts on the city, Nigeria and Africa as a whole. The youth, who were the main focus […]

L-R: Chiemezie Elijah (CSS Nkpolu); Mary Arungwa (FBC Old GRA); Professor Zaynab Alkali (author); Mrs. Koko Kalango, John S. Tamuno and Timi Tarini at the March 2015 book-of-the-month reading held at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt.

The Book Year And Its Dividends

By Yemi Adebisi, Lagos. Feedback from government, students, publishers, writers, booksellers, librarians and other stakeholders in book industry at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Port Harcourt World Book Capital City indicated that the programme made a lot of impacts on the city, Nigeria and Africa as a whole. The youth, who were the main […]

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Respite From Emotional Distress

Title: A Blue Print For Overcoming Painful Emotions  Author: Debola Oni Reviewer: Ayodele Muyiwa Taiwo Publisher: Dayspring Helps Ministry No of Pages: 209 To the beautiful, strong African woman this is your book. It is a tribute to you. At the same time it is a clarion call to the woman endowed with the rich […]