2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Nigeria

Poetry, an insightful and creative way of presenting ideas. PHOTO/Insight.

POETRY: Adaobi

Sit here, bright-eyed granddaughter of mine.Close enough to feel this breeze over my arm,sit as I recount the history of tomorrow.A story of the days you are yet to use.No day has been barren;...
Cover Page of the Oga Vendor play. It is a collection of thoughts depicting the Post-colonial Africa, highlighting the power of unity and knowledge-based action towards injustice. PHOTO/Courtesy.

BOOK REVIEW: Oga Vendor

Genre: Drama Author: Uche Akunebu (Ph.D.) Home Country: Nigeria Contacts: uchewrites@gmail.com Publisher: Stone Touch Communications (2022) Reviewer: Benvictor Makau Oga Vendor is a play written and staged to highlight how the media stands essential in informing, educating, and entertaining the public, but more importantly, how...
Appreciating art.

POETRY: The Call of the Wild

A busy suburb, a well-laid-out mall, crazy traffic, ascending prices and the intrusion of technology.  All these are easily recognizable as the hallmarks of modern living, the practical re-organization of the plate of humanity to...

BOOK REVIEW: The Millionaire Next Door

Authors: Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and Dr. William D. Danko Country: United States Genre: Business Finance Reviewer: Blessing Peter Titus Beginning with the comparison between the Trust Officer and the Millionaire next door was mind-changing. I would, too,...

Black Sunday: For Nigerians, it is a sudden Owo Attack!

At the wee hours of a blessed Sunday 5th of this June in Ondo State, a swirling elation beclouded the atmosphere of the Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo State as the huge...

Depressed and pressed

A scene I found quite amusing just played out in a popular shopping mall a few days ago. A pretty lanky lady had been on the long queue to be attended to by the cashier. As...

BOOK REVIEW: Tenants of the House

GENRE: Fiction AUTHOR: Wale Okediran REVIEWER: Mohammed Oluwatimileyin Taoheed 'To kill is a crime: to kill at the right time is politics' are some of the first words that glued one's heart to Okediran's superb novel. The synopsis...

Depressed and pressed

A scene I found quite amusing just played out in a popular shopping mall a few days ago. A pretty lanky lady had been on the long queue to be attended to by the cashier. As...

Analysis of Chibuike Onu’s poem ‘A Government Driver On His Retirement’

A Government Driver On His Retirement AUTHOR: Chibuike Kingsley Onu REVIEWER: Mohammed Taoheed Many years on wheelsIn faithful service to his fatherlandToday retires he homeAnd a celebration he holds Many years has he pummeled his boozy throatIn...

RUSTIC ROMANCE: Three Mad Dogs!

“With a song, they sponged off their anguish, To behold their collective pains, To celebrate their gains, Give lyrics to the tune of their lives, Cheat the tyranny of time, And commune with the yet unborn…” OUMAR FAROUK, THE SONG...