Literary World

The Day Abuja Caught "Goosebumps"

Monday, September 25, 2023
The poet, James Eze, sprayed goosebumps into the audience yesterday in Abuja when he read from his latest collection of poems titled goosebumps. The effect was close to hypnosis as he read poem after poem that sent a tremor through the audience. ...

NAMSA Announces Judges For 2023 Writing Competition

Sunday, September 10, 2023
The Nigerian-American Multi-Service Association (NAMSA) has released a list of 7 (seven) judges that will preside over the 2023 edition of its annual writing competition known as ldquo;Writing for Righting. rdquo; Prize-wining Nigerian poet, James Eze is named among the seven judges drawn mostly ...

How Julie Got The Job - A Story By Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

Saturday, June 3, 2023
Armed with a very good Second Class Upper degree in Accounting and a commendable performance in her ICAN examinations Julie felt ready to get her dream job. She had the brains; she had the personality; she had the integrity; she even had the looks. Moderately tall, elegantly slim, and endowed with a ...

Book Review: Buchi Emecheta's Second Class Citizen 

Friday, June 2, 2023
Central theme Feminism is the central theme of the novel as the author expresses it through the protagonist and the heroine of the story--Adah--as all the actions in the novel evolves around her. In the novel, the author describes Africa as a patriarchical society where the female gender ...

The Importance Of Oral Literature In The Existence Of Modern African Literature

Sunday, May 21, 2023
According to Britannica, ldquo;literature is a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived

The Musings Of A Ruga Girl—Shoola, My Purred Friend

Monday, March 20, 2023
Cats, also known as domestic cats, are small carnivorous mammals that have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years. They are popular as pets all around the world due to their playful, affectionate, and independent nature. They are known for their agility, grace, and sharp senses, particul ...

The Musings Of A Ruga Girl; Love And Faith

Monday, February 27, 2023
Life was getting out of my hands Times were flying, as seasons kept coming and going, I finished my Quranic memorization at age 14 while still in JSS3, and I now have a class of my own teaching the minors. One night during our night conversation over suya; Mallam asked, Sumayya, w ...

The Musings Of A Ruga Girl; The Beginning

Saturday, February 11, 2023
Early life and childhood Being the 2nd daughter to my mum (Ummi) and the 3rd to my father (Mallam), I came from a practicing Muslim home, raised by both parents who constantly prayed both mandatory and voluntary prayers, constantly reading the Qur rsquo;an. The home that understood learning ...

From Okeho Ahoro To Okeho Ile: A Review Of The Okeho Exodus

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Title: Okeho Exodus: Regicide, Revolt, Relocation: A Historical Play Playwright: Olutayo Irantiola Publisher: Peo Davies Communications Year of Publication: 2022 Reviewer: Dr. Mutiat Titilope Oladejo As a historian, I find it interesting to read

Their 8,300 Kilometres Of Lies: A Short Story

Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Brother Goke, could I have a word with you? How are you, Deacon, and how are Madam and the children? Everyone is fine, Bro. Madam is having their usual after-service meeting in the Choir. I will need to wait for her so we can go home together. I am sure you will not be leaving Madam behin ...
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