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By Nkem Egenuka
The Nigerian author, writer and Novelist,  Buchi Emecheta died on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta is a renowned Nigerian novelist who has published over twenty books, including Second-Class Citizen (1974), The Bride Price (1976), The Slave Girl (1977) and The Joys of Motherhood (1979). Her works deal with themes such as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
  Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe Born on a Tuesday by Elnathan John   Odufa, A Lover’s Tale by Othuke Ominiabohs   Binti by Nnedi Okorafor The Carnivorous City by Toni Kan E.X.O by Roye Okupe   Genesis by Tope Folarin What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah And After Many... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Harvest of Corruption is centred on the nefarious acts of public servants in a country called Jacassa. The principal public servant in the play is Chief Haladu Ade Amaka, the minister of external relations. He is corrupt, an unpatriotic  and a sexual pervert. He is an exploiter of the state who robs her blind in an act popularly referred to as "... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can't wait to read, selected for you by our librarian Fiction Arrow of God by Achebe, Chinua Ezeulu, headstrong chief priest of the god Ulu, is worshipped by the six villages of Umuaro. But he is beginning to find his authority increasingly under threat - from his rivals in the... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
2016 was indeed a great year in the literary world of Nigeria. It was year in which Nigerians won notable literary awards and competitions, some great authors died and new voices emerged. Abubakar Adam Ibrahim won the 2016 Nigerian Prize for Literature for his debut novel ‘Season of Crimson Blossoms’, published in 2015. Sponsored by Nigeria... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
  Dr. Osatohanmwen Osemwengie has been an integral member of the American armed forces, building drones for the United States Army. These drones are used for surveillance to gather important information, as well as take out terrorist camps. He hails from Benin, Edo state and  is one of the Nigerians making a difference around the world. Three... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can't wait to read, selected for you by our librarian Fiction Efuru by Nwapa, Flora Efuru is a beautiful, superior woman, who cannot marry or have children successfully. Her neighbors acknowledged her distinctions, are grateful for her generosity, but cannot intervene in or... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
We celebrate Flora Nwapa, the Mother of Modern African Literaure Florence  Nwapa was born on the 13th of  January 1931. She was a Nigerian author has often been regarded as 'the mother of modern African literature'. Flora is the forerunner the first African woman novelist to be published in Britain and achieve international recognition. Her first... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Happy New Year folks! We always look forward to a new year with so many visions and aspirations. The first day of the year is one of the most anticipated and it is usually celebration. A new year is always something to look forward to and as a tradition, some of us have made up our minds to leave some things and behaviours in the past year and be... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can't wait to read, selected for you by our librarian   Fiction The Mysteries of God: A translation of D.O. Fagunwa's Adittu Olodumare by Obafemi, Olu This Captivating story revolves around the life of a man called Adiitu who had a humble background but eventually prospered through... Read More

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