BOOK EXCERPTS

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EXCERPT FROM OLUSOLA AKINYEMI’S THE REBIRTH

History has thrust upon our generation an indescribably important destiny – to complete a process of integration which our nation has so long developed too slowly, but which is our most powerful opportunity for development. He who knows the past controls the future, he who controls the future dictates the present. The journey into the … Continue reading

EXCERPT FROM FEMI OWOLABI’S ECHOES IN THE WEB

Jumoke worked late into the night the previous day, and when it was about 7:30pm she had called her niece to let her know that she would be staying over at her office till the next morning since she wasn’t comfortable driving at night. Her working late was actually pre-planned to meet some self-set work … Continue reading

BOOK EXCERPT: THE WHISPERING TREES

The Cat-eyed English Witch, an excerpt from Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s collection of short stories, The Whispering Trees The tiny corpse lay in a multicoloured bundle, cradled in the mother’s arm. She held out the bundle to me, showing me the innocent face that could have been sleeping but was now very dead. The mother’s brown eyes gleamed, … Continue reading

BOOK EXCERPT: FARAD BY EMMANUEL IDUMA

The Museum of Silver Lights (An Excerpt from Emmanuel Iduma’s Farad) I She was gone before I remembered. Her voice had sounded like the pouring of water into an empty cup; her eyes had seemed as though they could see things yet to be. Her life had always seemed to be on the verge of … Continue reading

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