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Juka Fatou Jabang’s The Phoenix: The path to female liberation is via total denigration of men

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This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Reviews Season Five

Share now197      197SharesJuka Fatou Jabang’s poems in The Phoenix decries the ill-treatment of women by men, and the exploitation of Africa by its ex-colonial masters, Ubaji


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Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’: Rejecting the stains of silence

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This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now34      34SharesMaxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’ who writes mesmerising love poems, uses the scathing political ones to denounce tyranny and oppression, Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy writes


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Enemali took me back to those days: A review of Theophilus Enemali’s Homesick in Paradise

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This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now438      438SharesUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy writes that Theophilus Enemali’s Homesick in Paradise, gives him a nostalgia of the good old days. Share now438      438Shares 2Shares2     


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Deep reflections on poetry and existence: A review of Umar Abubakar Sidi’s The Poet of Dust

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This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now125      125SharesUmar Abubakar Sidi’s The Poet of Dust attempts to answer questions related to poetry, existence, creation, and of course dust (death), Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar


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Commitment and the poet: A review of Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame Hadraawi’s The Poet and the Man

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This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now223      223SharesUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy writes that Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame Hadraawi’s The Poet and the Man shows where the poet’s commitment lies: people and society.


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Cultural imperialism and alienation in Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “A Meeting in the Dark” and “Minutes of Glory”

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This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now225      225SharesNgugi wa Thiong’o’s stance against cultural imperialism and alienation stood out in two of his essays, “A Meeting in the Dark” and “Minutes of


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Nigerians and the aberrant culture of imbecility and docility: An examination of Abdul O. Umar and Sam Iyanda’s Stray Bullet

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This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series Reviews Season Four

Share now190      190SharesUbaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy writes that Abdul O. Umar and Sam Iyanda’s Stray Bullet depicts how Nigerians resort to prayers, instead of actions, for


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