Tekena Nitonye Tamuno’s Oil Wars in the Niger Delta (1849-2009) is not just history

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Reviews Season Four

Tekena Nitonye Tamuno’s Oil Wars in the Niger Delta is a true life story of oppression, unending exploitation and pains of the Niger Delta people. Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy reviews Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is a short[…]

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James Patterson and Micheal Ledwidge’s Step on a Crack: A deviation from the norm

This entry is part of 4 in the series Reviews Season Four

Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy withdrew his boast of reading all of James Patterson’s thrillers after encountering Step on a Crack which strayed from the norm Gwa DoohembaDoohemba Gwa is a young writer. He writes mostly novels and short stories and once in a while dives into poetry. His work has[…]

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Breaking barriers and pushing the frontiers of language: A review of Mutiu Olawuyi’s “The Blotted Pawpaw” (A story without verb)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Reviews Season Four

Mutiu Olawuyi has joined the team of great writers like Joseph Conrad and Chinua Achebe with his “The Blotted Pawpaw” which he wrote without a single verb! Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy reviews Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is[…]

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Souls in search of healing: A review of Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Season of Crimson Blossom

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Reviews Season Three

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Season of Crimson Blossom is an important commentary on the issue of child marriage and the role played by women in northern Nigeria societies, Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy reviews Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is[…]

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When a goat is pushed to the wall: A review of Wale Ogunyemi’s Kiriji

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Reviews Season Three

Wale Ogunyemi’s Kiriji, a chronicle of the decade long Kiriji war between Ibadan and Ekiti Parapo, is a worthy contribution to African historical drama genre, Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy reviews Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is a short[…]

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FBO Akporobaro’s The Lament of the Town Crier: The true calling of the African poet

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Reviews Season Three

Ubaji Abubakar Ishaq Eazy writes that FBO Akporobaro’s The Lament of the Town Crier, which is a great collection of poems, discussed the ills of African societies that include dictatorship, military rule, oppression, corruption, bad governance, and cannibalism Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English[…]

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Amelia: a review of Nike Campbell-Fatoki’s Thread of Gold Beads

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Reviews Season Three

Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy believes that Nike Campbell-Fatoki’s Thread of Gold Beads is an important contribution to Africa’s historical fictions and a must read for every lover of African fiction Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is a short[…]

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Inspiring young africans: T. E. Meniru’s Ibe The Cannon Boy

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series Reviews Season Three

T. E. Meniru’s Ibe The Cannon Boy tells the story of adventure, patriotism, hard work, sacrifice and contentment, which Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy believes could inspire younger generations of Africans. Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar EazyUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy holds a degree in English language and literary studies. He is a short[…]

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