The Extinction of Menai: A Novel by Chuma Nwokolo

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Title: The Extinction of Menai: A Novel

Author: Chuma Nwokolo

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 6 x 9

Number of Pages: 448

Publication Year: November 7, 2017

Publisher: Gwandustan

ISBN: 978-9782190277

Available at: Bookstores nationwide

Short Description: At the height of their illustrious civilisation they ruled Ancient Egypt, but this is the 21st century and the Menai are on their last legs. With their global population in the hundreds, they are reduced to their Niger delta homeland of Kreektown. There, their destiny is sealed by a rogue drug trial by a multinational, with genocidal consequences for the community.

In a gripping narrative that pits governments and multinationals against a minor ethnic nation, Mata Nimito leads a choir of voices from the living and the dead to sing an indelible epic for the times. Other Principal characters include ‘excommunicated’ Menai daughter, Sheesti Kroma, identical male twins, Zanda Atturk and Humphrey Chow, and the infamous vigilante, Badu. As their clock runs down, the imperative of history drives the last of the Menai from their creeks, across desert and continent, just a step ahead of their Apocalypse.

Category: Thriller, Intrigue


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Moonglow and Other Poems by Christopher Okigbo

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Title: Moonglow and Other Poems

Author: Christopher Okigbo

Genre: Poetry

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 5.2 x 8.2

Number of Pages: 87

Publication Year: 2017

Publisher: Bookcraft Limited

ISBN: 978-978-5482751

Available at: Booksellers, Ibadan

Short Description: “…He was not only the finest poet of his generation but I believe that as his work becomes better and more widely known in the world he will also be recognised as one of the most remarkable anywhere in our time…”

Chinua Achebe

“I am an Okigbo evangelist… Christopher Okigbo is a great poet whose lines everybody should know by heart. They are tremendously beautiful.”

Ben Okri

Celebrated writer and winner of the Booker Prize for Fiction.

“Steeped alike in Western Modernist aesthetics and myth -making traditions of his Igbo background, he fused worlds with an assurance that married lyric and epic, audacity and grace. This collection… will remind existing readers of Okigbo’s prowess and dazzle new ones.”

Boyd Tonkin

Category: Poems, posthumous


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A Conspiracy of Ravens by Othuke Ominiabohs

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Title: A Conspiracy of Ravens

Author: Othuke Ominiabohs

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback/Ebook (Kindle)

Book Dimension: 5.5 x 8.5

File Size (E-book): NA

Number of Pages (Paperback): 401

Publication Year: September 17, 2016

Publisher: TND Press Ltd

ISBN: 978-978-955-884-1

Available at: JED Bookstore, The Palms, Lekki, Lagos, TerraKulture, VI, Lagos,  LitCafe and Office Mall, E-Centre (Ozone Cinema building), Yaba and other leading bookstores nationwide.

Short Description: In the Niger Delta creeks Southern Nigeria, nine expatriates are being held hostage by militants fighting for control over the resources from their land. At the same time, a series of seemingly unconnected events rock the country.

Alex Randa, a celebrated agent of the Department of State Services, with a compelling record of successes is tasked by the president to secure the release of the hostages; and to also uncover the sponsors behind the militants. With nothing to go on but the phrase ‘Operation Raven’, her instincts, and three unlikely allies, Alex quickly learns nothing is what it seems. Together, they must race against time to save not just the hostages but a nation on the brink of a bloody Civil War.

Category: Suspense/Thriller


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Beyond the Trial by Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha

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Title: Beyond the Trial

Author: Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha

Genre: Fiction (Short Stories)

Format: Paperback & E-book (Kindle, Nook, E-Pub)

Book Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5

Number of Pages: 208/ 126 KB

Publication Year: February 6, 2015

Publisher: AuthorHouse UK

ISBN: 1504935055

Available at:,, Amazon Uk, Amazon US, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, E-bay, AuthorHouse Uk, and other online stores.

Also in Patabah Books (Shoprite, Surulere), Terra Kulture, Laterna Ventures, Glendora (Shoprite, Ikeja), EPP Book Services, Office Mall (E-centre, Yaba), Havilah Bookshops, Unilag Bookshop, Quintessence, Flomat Books (Warri) & leading bookstores nationwide.

Short Description: Beyond the Trial is a collection of three fictional stories: ‘Erased Reproach’, ‘Rude Awakening’, and ‘Shadows from the Past.’ It tells the story of three African women who faced several challenges in their lives – unwanted pregnancy, early widowhood, domestic abuse, and rejection. They chose to turn their setbacks into stepping stones and their trials into testimonies. They exhibited strength of character, resilience, and a determination to succeed in spite of all the odds they faced. It is a must-read for teenagers, young adults, teachers, parents, and grandparents. It is highly educative and entertaining, with crucial moral values highlighted. Join Funke, Nkechi, and Ada as they wade through their individual trials to find love, reconciliation, forgiveness, restoration, and lasting peace. There should be a copy in every home! It is an ideal gift item for youths.


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Death and The King’s Grey Hair (Short Title) by Denja Abdullahi

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Title: Death and The King’s Grey Hair & Other Plays

Author: Denja Abdullahi

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.2

Number of Pages: 108

Publication Year: 2014

Publisher: Kraft Books

ISBN: 978-9789181667

Available at: N.A

Short Description: ‘Death and The King’s Grey Hair’ examines the use and misuse of absolute power based on an ancient Jukun myth of young kings and short reigns. ‘Truce with the Devil’ is a satire on the later abandonment of the creeds of Marxism by its adherents, a kind of mockery of turncoat revolutionaries in the grip of practical social realities. ‘Fringe Benefits’, a radio play, is an expose of the happenings in our ivory tower, seen from the eyes of a participant-observer.


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Path of Madness and Other Stories by Wisdom Anierobi

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Title:  Path of Madness and Other Stories

Author: Wisdom Anierobi

Genre: Fiction (Short Stories)

Format: Paperback & E-book (Kindle)

Book Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5

Number of Pages: 106

Publication Year: July 16, 2015

Publisher: Oracle Books

ISBN: 978-979811146

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Short Description: Anierobi’s robust imagination takes him to the innermost recesses of our world to tell stories that derive from our workday experiences. His language is pacy and his characters range from the swashbuckling archetypes to the ingenious stereotypes, whose manners are a predator on your curiosity, sometimes stretching credulity to an unbelievable limit with twists and turns.

The characters . . . represent different shades of society: the heartbroken couple in search of the fruit of the womb, the daredevil armed robbers on the trail of a daredevil driver, the maverick father, the youthful lover questing for a happy ending, the unemployed grad[uate] whose tottering feet are an inspiration for the cartoon man, the disgruntled workers whose take-home can’t take home anymore, the hopeless youth courting Mammon to cut short the long path to his rainy days…

Path of Madness is a reflection of our contemporary logjams: there is a suffusion of blues in Anierobi’s tales. His concerns [cover] the harrowing experiences an average Nigerian undergoes in a quest for fulfillment…”

— Daily Sun


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The Immigrant: Poems and Reflections by Tudun Adeyemo

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Title:  The Immigrant : Poems and Reflections

Author: Tudun Adeyemo

Genre: Poetry Collection

Format: E-book (Kindle)

Book Dimensions: 159 KB

Number of Pages: 87

Publication Year: April 12, 2014

Publisher: Accomplish Press,  UK


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Short Description: A collection of emotionally heartfelt poems and reflections, about a girl who left her friends, loves , family and home town behind, to search for a new life abroad. The poems evoke themes of sadness, loneliness, adjusting to a new life, pleasant and unpleasant surprises as well as other issues that will be familiar to anyone who has had to travel and live beyond their country’s borders. Tundun Adeyemo documents in poetry sprinkled with humour and satire her journey from Lagos, Nigeria to the land of the Queen. She describes the drama of settling in, fitting in, adjusting and coping with all the stresses associated with the life of an immigrant.


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