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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 3:34pm On Jul 09

The Campus Exile by Collins Sakwah Ongoma

Life in a Kenyan University is a far cry from the fantasy that lodges in the minds of high-schoolers or the regular lecture hall – hostel routine that parents imagine. It is a real boot camp and can be worse than the dreaded military drills. Danger, despair, euphoria, and sometimes death, all lurk within the walls of the campus. Life’s toughest lessons are not taught in lecturer halls, laboratories, and libraries as parents think, but within university corridors, between the decks of the iron-squeaky-beds in hostels and the streets when the students seek the night city bliss. Life’s greatest lessons are learned during weekends when drugs, alcohol, and sex are freely available and house parties are ticketless.

A first-year student embarked on a dangerous mission to expose a ‘career student’ working with a prominent Nairobi drug lord to sell drugs to the comrades. When Alvin threatened Otiato that he was going to report him to the police for selling drugs to students, selling rooms to non-students, and killing any student that stood on his way, he did not anticipate the horror that he encountered. Enjoying protection from the police and the school administration, Otiato found immense joy in torturing Alvin with the help of his brutal goons. However, without relenting in his mission, Alvin’s quest to liberate the comrades from the oppressive University administration, greedy student leaders, and peddlers like Otiato was amplified after the comrades implore him earnestly to lead them into the streets to fight for their rights.

Drawn in a fictitious setting around The University of Nairobi, The Campus Exile spares nothing while taking the reader inside the world of drug addiction, drug peddling, sex, prostitution, crime and the illegal art of making money to survive within the campus which in most cases is ravaged by brokenness and destitute.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 12:27am On Jul 08

Call and Response by Gothataone Moeng

A young widow adheres to the expectations of wearing mourning clothes for nearly a year, though she’s unsure what the traditions mean or whether she is ready to meet the world without their protection. An older sister returns home from a confusing time in America, only to explain at every turn why she’s left the land of opportunity. A younger sister hides her sexual exploits from her family, while her older brother openly flaunts his infidelity.

The stories collected in Call and Response are strongly anchored in place – in the village of Serowe, where the author is from, and in Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana – charting the emotional journeys of women seeking love and opportunity beyond the barriers of custom and circumstance.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 10:22pm On Jul 04

The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays by Chinua Achebe

From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart and winner of the Man Booker International Prize comes a new collection of autobiographical essays—his first new book in more than twenty years.

Chinua Achebe’s characteristically measured and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces. In a preface, he discusses his historic visit to his Nigerian homeland on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Things Fall Apart, the story of his tragic car accident nearly twenty years ago, and the potent symbolism of President Obama’s election. In “The Education of a British-Protected Child,” Achebe gives us a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria and inhabiting its “middle ground,” recalling both his happy memories of reading novels in secondary school and the harsher truths of colonial rule. In “Spelling Our Proper Name,” Achebe considers the African-American diaspora, meeting and reading Langston Hughes and James Baldwin, and learning what it means not to know “from whence he came.” The complex politics and history of Africa figure in “What Is Nigeria to Me?,” “Africa’s Tarnished Name,” and “Politics and Politicians of Language in African Literature.” And Achebe’s extraordinary family life comes into view in “My Dad and Me” and “My Daughters,” where we observe the effect of Christian missionaries on his father and witness the culture shock of raising “brown” children in America.

Charmingly personal, intellectually disciplined, and steadfastly wise, The Education of a British-Protected Child is an indispensable addition to the remarkable Achebe oeuvre.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 9:26pm On Jul 01

Jackal, Jackal: Tales of the Dark and Fantastic by Tobi Ogundiran

From Shirley Jackson award-nominated author Tobi Ogundiran, comes a highly anticipated debut collection of stories full of magic and wonder and breathtaking imagination!

In “The Lady of the Yellow-Painted Library” — featured in Levar Burton Reads — a hapless salesman flees the otherworldly librarian hell-bent on retrieving her lost library book.

“The Tale of Jaja and Canti” sees Ogundiran riffing off of Pinocchio. But this wooden boy doesn’t seek to become real. Wanting to be loved, he journeys the world in search of his mother-an ancient and powerful entity who is best not sought out.

“The Goatkeeper’s Harvest” contains echoes of Lovecraft, where a young mother living on a farm finds that goats have broken into her barn and are devouring all her tubers. As she chases them off with a rake, a woman appears claiming the goats are her children, and that the young woman has killed one of them and must pay the a goat for a goat.

These and other tales of the dark and fantastic await.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 12:56pm On Jun 29

Perfect Little Angels by Vincent Anioke

In a boarding school, tensions brew between students and vengeful staff. An addict seeks a fresh start in pottery class. A man returns home from university abroad with confessions that unravel his mother’s world. Amid winter storms, a ghost delights her grief-stricken partner. And atop a hill surrounded by rot and garbage, two lovers dare to embark on a secret, dangerous romance. Human desires—for connection, salvation, and understanding—imbue these deeply Nigerian stories with universal resonance.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 7:20am On Jun 23

Any Love – A Ginika’s Bridesmaids Spin-Off by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

A decade after overcoming a crippling drug addiction, Tekena’s ‘addict’ label is getting old, especially as he now only indulges in ‘a few’ drinks and ‘harmless’ party pills. Frustrated about not being taken seriously by his family and being unable to raise the money he desperately needs to jumpstart his business, he starts to consider other options.

After her wedding is scandalously called off, Ijeoma is convinced she is paying the price for sins of the past. Fed up of the ensuing gossip and mounting pressure from her family to seek religious intervention for her bad luck, she finds herself receptive when an unexpected proposition is thrown her way.

Friends for a few years, a one-night stand changes the dynamic of Ijeoma and Tekena’s relationship. But when they decide that marriage will solve both their problems, they go for it regardless, with the condition that intimacy will never again be on the cards. But as love, lust, animosity, treachery, a crippling addiction, and a host of other vices take centre stage, they soon realise that conditions are made to be infringed, promises made to be broken, and soul connections…made to be shattered.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 6:05am On Jun 22

Ginika’s Bridesmaids Book Five by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

After being dumped by her longtime love, Muyiwa, Ginika rebounds with Dike who, though charming, charismatic, and desperately in love with her, is nothing like her intimidating ex. Ginika and Muyiwa soon reignite old flames, and not even getting married to Dike is enough to stop the former lovers. But over the years, as her feelings for her husband deepen, she decides to pull the plug on her affair with Muyiwa. But it’s too late, as Dike finds out about the affair. With their marriage on the brink of collapse, she is determined to do anything to right her wrongs, fix her mistakes, and make things right with her man. But is it too late?

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 2:33pm On Jun 21

Ginika’s Bridesmaids Book Four by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

Loud and gregarious, Ozioma has always been the life of the party. But just as passionately as she embraces the good life is how much she also longs for a husband. And finally, at 37, she meets Onochie. Handsome, rich and Igbo, he ticks every single box on her wish list. A wedding is imminent, and she couldn’t be happier. But as family opposition rears its ugly head, unexplained sparks start to fly with her longtime best friend, Banji, who is the exact opposite of anything she has ever wanted in a husband…leaving her with the decision of whether to follow her head…or her heart.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 9:02am On Jun 18

Ginika’s Bridesmaids Book Three by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

Beautiful, alluring and a lover of the good life, Ife has always used men to get what she wants. She has gained notoriety as the courtesan of a wealthy man and is satisfied with the luxuries that come with it. Having recently detangled herself from Olumide, her longtime lover who strung her along for years, she looks forward to living life on her own terms. Until her path crosses with Diekola, a charming widower who comes along and sweeps her off her feet. But as her heart starts to open to him, her reputation, and ensuing blackmail from the most likely of people, come in the way. Does a woman with a past like hers deserve to find love?

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 9:00am On Jun 18

Okay. While on the subject, do you know by chance this particular book - I don't remember the title, but on the cover it had the picture of a leopard running into a market while people ran away in all directions. I remember some parts where a man told the story about a boy who killed the leopard with his bare hands, but it was later found out the animal was a witch in the village, who died afterwards. The boy was the man's first son. The boy was attacked by his mother(or grandmother, I can't really remember), who was also a witch, and the native doctor found out they took his heart and was eaten by the other witches. They tried replacing his heart with that of a goat, but the boy later died.

The man's next son was named after the boy. Taniroro Baniroro or something to that effect.

No idea
Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 12:32pm On Jun 17

Ginika’s Bridesmaids Book Two by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

Isioma is left heartbroken when an encounter with the debonair Karibi Graham-Hart turns out to be a one-night stand. She spends the next couple of years trying to get over him, until life throws them back together again. But as they revive their relationship, it becomes clear that he is unwilling to let go of his past love or even fully commit to her. As she struggles with other major life issues, they both have to decide whether love is truly enough.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 7:50am On Jun 16

Ginika’s Bridesmaids Book One by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

Ara is left heartbroken when her childhood sweetheart, Oye, leaves her for another woman. But she is unwilling to let go of the only man she has ever loved and is determined to do everything she can to get him back. When C.J, who is also having relationship problems with his girlfriend, comes up with the suggestion to pretend to be a couple, to get their exes jealous, Ara jumps at it gladly, both of them confident that this will be exactly the kick the people in their lives need to realise how much they love them. What begins as taking a few pictures for the ‘gram soon becomes a journey of discovery for Ara; of herself and of the very true meaning of the word love.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 10:58am On Jun 15

Were you able to locate the book requested by @keelsors? Sex is a Nigger by Naiwu Osahon?

No.... Looked for the hard copy back in 2020/2021 but couldn't find where to buy it
Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 8:28am On Jun 14

The One! – Ginika’s Bridesmaids Prequel by Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi

Erinkan has met her soulmate, the man who ticks every single box she has. Handsome, smart and wealthy, the mysterious Kay is everything she has ever prayed for. But in a cruel twist of fate, she loses his contact information and as she didn’t give him hers, he has disappeared from her life just as quickly as he came into it. Determined not to give up, a manhunt begins for the man of her dreams. Until she meets Emeka, a man nothing like what she thinks she wants, making her question everything she has ever thought about love…and who could be THE ONE!

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 8:19am On Jun 12
Happy Democracy Day Nigeria

Soldiers of Fortune: A History of Nigeria (1983-1993) by Max Siollun

This book is the story of Nigeria’s political journey between December 31, 1983 and August 27, 1993. This is the story of how things fell apart.

The years between 1983 and 1993 were momentous for Nigeria. Military rule was a time of increased violence, rampant corruption, coups, coup plotting and coup baiting. It moulded the conditions and character of Nigeria today, forcing seismic changes on the political, economic and religious landscape that nearly tore the country apart on several occasions.

Soldiers of Fortune is a fast-paced and thrilling narrative of the major events of the Buhari and Babangida era. The book draws on previously uncovered observations from interviews conducted with insiders (including a former member of the Brigade of Guards and Nigerian Airways personnel who witnessed the attempted kidnap of Umaru Dikko), to compile step-by-step dramatic reconstructions of disputed events and intrigues. Siollun’s fresh perspective challenges preconceived views to reveal the true story behind controversies of the period: the annulment of the June 12 election, the dubious execution of Mamman Vatsa, the foiled kidnapping of Umaru Dikko, the Orkar coup and the inconclusive case of the assassination of Dele Giwa.

Historian Max Siollun gives an intimate, fly-on-the-wall portrait of the major events and dramatis personae of the period. He paints a vivid picture of leaders such as Ibrahim Babangida, whose ‘amiable personality, effusive charm and warm bonhomie’ distracted from his determined grip on power, political cunning and retention of detested laws. Siollun also relates anecdotes from how ‘pillow talk’ had a role in the 1983 coup, to the troubled final hours of the condemned Mamman Vatsa, childhood friend of Babangida. We are reminded of the important role played by civilians in supporting and sponsoring successive coups, and as such, we are forced to reassess apparent heroes such as the business tycoon, M.K.O Abiola.

Alongside its close-up, dramatised narrative, Soldiers of Fortune also provides clear and detailed analysis of the period, revealing Nigerians’ complicity in the corruption of everyday life. It makes use of charts, lists and neatly delineated sections to pick apart the complex and often murky details of military rule, effectively demonstrating how the key events and protagonists of the period had a long-lasting impact which still resonates throughout Nigeria today.

Both gripping and informative, Soldiers of Fortune is a must-read for all Nigerians and Nigeria-watchers. Its dramatic narrative style and clear attention to detail will engage casual, journalistic and academic readers alike.

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Nigeria’s Soldiers of Fortune: The Abacha and Obasanjo Years by Max Siollun

In the cataclysmic decade that is the focus of this book, Nigeria was subject to several near-death experiences. These began when the country nearly tore itself apart after the northern-led military government annulled the results of a 1993 presidential election won by the southerner Moshood Abiola, and ended with former military ruler General Olusegun Obasanjo being the unlikely conduit of democracy.

This mini-history of a nation’s life also reflects on three mesmerizing protagonists who personified that era. First up is Abiola: the multi-billionaire businessman who had his election victory voided by the generals who made him rich, and who was later assassinated. General Sani Abacha was the mysterious, reclusive ruler under whose watch Abiola was arrested and pro-democracy activists (including Abiola’s wife) were murdered. He also oversaw a terrifying Orwellian state security operation. Although Abacha is today reviled as a tyrant, the author eschews selective amnesia, reminding Nigerians that they goaded him into seizing power. The third protagonist is Obasanjo, who emerged from prison to return to power as an elected civilian leader.

The penumbra of military rule still looms over Nigeria nearly twenty years after the soldiers departed, and key personalities featured in this book remain in government, including the current president.

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Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria’s Military Coup Culture 1966-1976 by Max Siollun

An insider traces the details of hope and ambition gone wrong in the Giant of Africa, Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. When it gained independence from Britain in 1960, hopes were high that, with mineral wealth and over 140 million people, the most educated workforce in Africa, Nigeria would become Africa s first superpower and a stabilizing democratic influence in the region.
However, these lofty hopes were soon dashed and the country lumbered from crisis to crisis, with the democratic government eventually being overthrown in a violent military coup in January 1966. From 1966 until 1999, the army held onto power almost uninterrupted under a succession of increasingly authoritarian military governments and army coups. Military coups and military rule (which began as an emergency aberration) became a seemingly permanent feature of Nigerian politics.
The author names names, and explores how British influence aggravated indigenous rivalries. He shows how various factions in the military were able to hold onto power and resist civil and international pressure for democratic governance by exploiting the country’s oil wealth and ethnic divisions to its advantage.Africa is featured in the headlines as developed countries and China clash over the need for the continent s resources. Yet there are few serious books to help us understand any aspect of the never-ending cascade of wars and conflicts. While other titles on Nigeria are mostly children’s books or travel guides, the current work focuses specifically on the social tensions, the motivations and the methods of the series of coups that rent Nigeria.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 11:23am On Jun 08

Where Sleeping Girls Lie by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Sade Hussein is starting her third year of high school, this time at the prestigious Alfred Nobel Academy boarding school. After being home-schooled all her life and feeling like a magnet for misfortune, she’s not sure what will happen. What she doesn’t expect though is for her roommate Elizabeth to disappear after Sade’s first night. Or for people to think she had something to do with it.

With rumors swirling around her, Sade catches the attention of the most popular girls in school – collectively known as the ‘Unholy Trinity’ – and they bring her into their fold. Between learning more about them – especially Persephone, who Sade finds herself drawn to – playing catch-up in class, and trying to figure out what happened to Elizabeth, Sade has a lot on her plate. It doesn’t help that she’s already dealing with grief from the many tragedies in her family.

And then a student is found dead.

The more Sade investigates, the more she realizes there’s more to Alfred Nobel Academy and its students than she realized. Secrets lurk around every corner and beneath every surface…secrets that rival even her own.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 6:41pm On Jun 07

Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works, Grow Your Money by Bola Sokunbi

Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works, Grow Your Money is the leading guide for women who seek to learn the basic foundations of personal investing. In a no-nonsense and straightforward style, this book teaches readers:

Exactly how investing works and what you should be doing, no fancy finance degree required How to leverage investing to build long term wealth even on a modest salary The key pitfalls to avoid in order to become a successful investor How to build a nest egg and invest in your future Insights from real-world success stories from other clever girl investors Clever Girl Finance teaches readers the irreplaceable value of investing for long-term financial gain, and the difference between making money and building wealth.

Written for any woman who’s ever sought out an accessible introduction to the world of investing, this book is especially suited to women interested in learning how investing works and taking guided action towards their financial success.

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Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide: Build a Successful Side Hustle and Increase Your Income by Bola Sokunbi

In Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide, celebrated finance expert, influencer, CEO, and author Bola Sokunbi delivers your own personal key to unlocking more money, more freedom, and more security in your life. You’ll find out how to achieve financial prosperity by leveraging a side hustle business to increase your income and build wealth.

You’ll discover how to:

Build your confidence, eliminate your fears, and strengthen your focus Establish a strong foundation for your new business, even without prior experience Create a solid plan to brand, market, and grow a business your customers won’t be able to get enough of Write a realistic financial plan for your side hustle and to create long-term wealth Perfect for those with a side hustle dream and some energy to spare, Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone who’s ever thought about building a successful and profitable side hustle from the ground up but didn’t know where to start.

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Clever Girl Finance: Ditch Debt, Save Money and Build Real Wealth by Bola Sokunbi

Take charge of your finances and achieve financial independence – the Clever Girl way

Join the ranks of thousands of smart and savvy women who have turned to money expert and author Bola Sokunbi for guidance on ditching debt, saving money, and building real wealth. Sokunbi, the force behind the hugely popular Clever Girl Finance website, draws on her personal money mistakes and financial redemption to educate and empower a new generation of women on their journey to financial freedom. Lighthearted and accessible, Clever Girl Finance encourages women to talk about money and financial wellness and shows them how to navigate their own murky financial waters and come out afloat on the other side.

Monitor your expenses, build a budget, and stick with it Make the most of a modest salary and still have money to spare Keep your credit in check and clean up credit card chaos Start and succeed at your side hustle Build a nest egg and invest in your future Transform your money mindset and be accountable for your financial well-being Feel the power of real-world stories from other “clever girls” Put yourself on the path to financial success with the valuable lessons learned from Clever Girl Finance.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 9:15pm On Jun 05

29, Single & Nigerian by Naijasinglegirl

29-year-old Edikan has lived her whole life in abject poverty. When she departs her hometown in Ikot Ansa for Lagos, her expectations are high.

A roof over head, a high paying job and a man she can finally call her own tops her priority. Months after, she is forced to grapple with the reality that the city of her dreams is not all that. With constant pressure from her family, the stigma associated with being unmarried and dark memories haunting from her past; days become nights and nights become torture.

29, Single & Nigerian is an emotional gripping, mesmerising and humorous tale of survival you won’t forget in a hurry.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 3:05pm On Jun 04

We Were Girls Once by Aiwanose Odafen

We were three: complete, as we were meant to be…

Ego, Zina and Eriife were always destined to be best friends, ever since their grandmothers sat next to each other on a dusty bus to Lagos in the late 1940s, forging a bond that would last generations. But over half a century later, Nigeria is a new and modern country. As the three young women navigate the incessant strikes and political turmoil that surrounds them, their connection is shattered by a terrible assault. In the aftermath, nothing will remain the same as life takes them down separate paths.

For Ego, now a high-powered London lawyer, success can’t mask her loneliness and feelings of being an outsider. Desperate to feel connected to Nigeria, she escapes into a secret life online. Zina’s ambition is to be anyone but herself; acting proves the ultimate catharsis, but it comes at the cost of her family. And Eriife surprises everyone by morphing from a practising doctor to a ruthless politician’s perfect wife.

When Ego returns home, the three women’s lives become entwined once more, as Nigeria’s political landscape fractures. Their shared past will always connect them, but can they – and their country – overcome it?

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 10:14am On Jun 02

The Daughters of Izdihar (The Alamaxa Duology 1) by Hadeer Elsbai

As a waterweaver, Nehal can move and shape any water to her will, but she’s limited by her lack of formal education. She desires nothing more than to attend the newly opened Weaving Academy, take complete control of her powers, and pursue a glorious future on the battlefield with the first all-female military regiment. But her family cannot afford to let her go–crushed under her father’s gambling debt, Nehal is forcibly married into a wealthy merchant family. Her new spouse, Nico, is indifferent and distant and in love with another woman, a bookseller named Giorgina.

Giorgina has her own secret, however: she is an earthweaver with dangerously uncontrollable powers. She has no money and no prospects. Her only solace comes from her activities with the Daughters of Izdihar, a radical women’s rights group at the forefront of a movement with a simple goal: to attain recognition for women to have a say in their own lives. They live very different lives and come from very different means, yet Nehal and Giorgina have more in common than they think. The cause–and Nico–brings them into each other’s orbit, drawn in by the group’s enigmatic leader, Malak Mamdouh, and the urge to do what is right.

But their problems may seem small in the broader context of their world, as tensions are rising with a neighboring nation that desires an end to weaving and weavers. As Nehal and Giorgina fight for their rights, the threat of war looms in the background, and the two women find themselves struggling to earn–and keep–a lasting freedom.

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The Weavers of Alamaxa (The Alamaxa Duology 2) by Hadeer Elsbai

The world is on fire…but some women can control it.

The Daughters of Izdihar—a group of women fighting for the vote and against the patriarchal rule of Parliament—have finally made strides in having their voices heard…only to find them drowned out by the cannons of the fundamentalist Ziranis. As long as Alamaxa continues to allow for the elemental magic of the weavers—and insist on allowing an academy to teach such things—the Zirani will stop at nothing to end what they perceive is a threat to not only their way of life, but the entire world.

Two such weavers, Nehal and Giorgina, had come together despite their differences to grow both their political and weaving power. But after the attack, Nehal wakes up in a Zirani prison, and Giorgina is on the run in her besieged city. If they can reunite again, they can rally Alamaxa to fight off the encroaching Zirani threat. Yet with so much in their way—including a contingent of Zirani insurgents with their own ideas about rebellion—this will be no easy task.

And the last time a weaver fought back, the whole world was shattered.

Two incredible women are all that stands before an entire army. But they’ve fought against power before and won. This time, though, it’s no longer about rhetoric.

This time it’s about magic and blood.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 7:26am On May 30

On A Darkling Plain – An account of the Nigerian civil war by Ken Saro Wiwa

In his war period memoir, On a Darkling Plain, one of the most detailed and interesting accounts of the civil war years written by a Nigerian, Saro-Wiwa describes the war of 1967–1970 as a time of confusion. Ogoni was itself divided because of the Biafran War, some sections preferring to go with the breakaway Biafran nation, another part, people like Saro-Wiwa, wanting to remain with the federal government.

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The Forest Dames: An Account of the Nigeria-Biafra War by Ada Okere Agbasimalo Ph.D

“The Forest Dames is a pulsating story about the devastating effects of war, in which Ada Okere Agbasimalo dwells on the sordid consequences of civil war on humanity, and the tortuous effort to achieve normalcy. It features Deze, a young girl with a keen mind, who lived with her parents in a typical African setting, and felt the pain of war. As an adult, the memories remain intact, kind of haunting her.
The Forest Dames is a strident voice detailing and condemning potential malignant actions that continue to impede the development of African nations and indeed, parts of the developing world. These include wars, culture-based biases, illogical and deadly tribal hatred, wanton destruction of life and property, etc.
The Forest Dames is:
Designed to get war agitators to have a rethink.
A vivid and authentic literature for post war citizens anywhere in the world, and anybody for that matter.
A celebration of femininity. A motivation on how to move on.
A potpourri of cruelty, resilience, ingenuity, industry, commitment, hopes and aspirations.
A potent material for ‘War and Gender’ scholars.

“The girls watched the women melt into the thick forest, through the same emergency pathway that had led them in. This time, there was no sound of water; there were no whispers, only footsteps on the path.”

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Emeka by Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth is a best-selling popular novelist. He strongly and publicly supported the cause of Biafra in the Nigerian civil war, and covered the period as a war correspondent in Biafra. He had a fifteen-year association with the Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu. His biography of’Emeka’ was published in 1982 with the full cooperation of the subject.It covers his youth, army training, the civil war, and his twelve-year exile. Still of great interest, the biography has now been revised.

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In Memory of Biafrans Killed.... We Remember

The Nigerian Revolution and The Biafran War by Alexander A. Madiebo

Before I came to Biafra, I was told that Biafrans fought like heroes. But now I know that heroes fight like Biafrans

French Deputy Ambassador Raymond Offroy

In the late 1960s, the attention of the world was drawn to the sufferings and courage of a group of people who, for thirty months, under a total blockade and with little more than their will to survive, waged a civil war against Nigeria. The Commander of the Biafran Army, Major General Alexander A. Madiebo (now retired) has drawn directly from his war diary to record in detail the prosecution of the war from the initial battles around Ogoja and Nsukka to the final drive through the “Ibo Heartland” and the collapse of the Biafran forces following the recapture of Owerri.

As Commander of the Nigeria Army Artillery Regiment prior to the outbreak of the war, the author was also an eye witness of the two coups of January and July 1966 and the uprisings in the North that preceded and then followed abruptly upon the second coup claiming so many lives. His own escape to the East is an adventure story in itself and his simple, straightforward narration of the events of those four years provides a wealth of new information and personal insight into that clouded period of Nigerian history.

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In Biafra Africa Died by Emefiena Ezeani

The is a most comprehensive and scholarly research narrative on the Nigeria-Biafra War, which has been described by some academics as “the worst crime against humanity since World War II.”

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 8:42am On May 29

My Transition Hours by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

In March 2015, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan made one of those courageous and insightful decisions when he stepped forward to acknowledge he had lost his re-election bid. Through that single stroke, President Jonathan raised the bar on office holders in his country and across Africa. This publication is a compilation of President Goodluck Jonathan’s leadership prowess at the helm. It is also a vivid testimony of yet another real life lesson to office holders across this continent of budding democracies-there is life after state House!

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 12:18pm On May 27
Happy Children's Day!!!

Chike and the River by Chinua Achebe

The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped. Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn’t have the sixpence he needs to pay for the ferry ride. With the help of his friend S.M.O.G., he embarks on a series of adventures to help him get there. Along the way, he is exposed to a range of new experiences that are both thrilling and terrifying, from eating his first skewer of suya under the shade of a mango tree, to visiting the village magician who promises to double the money in his pocket. Once he finally makes it across the river, Chike realizes that life on the other side is far different from his expectations, and he must find the courage within him to make it home. Chike and the River is a magical tale of boundaries, bravery, and growth, by Chinua Achebe, one of the world’s most beloved and admired storytellers.

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Happy Children's Day Nairaland

Mama’s Sleeping Scarf by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chino loves the scarf that her mama ties around her hair at night. But when Mama leaves for the day, what happens to her scarf? Chino takes it on endless adventures! Peeking through the colorful haze of the silky scarf, Chino and her toy bunny can look at her whole family as they go through their routines.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 5:05am On May 22

Womb City by Tlotlo Tsamaase

Nelah seems to have it all: wealth, fame, a husband, and a child on the way. But in a body her husband controls via microchip and the tailspin of a loveless marriage, her hopes and dreams come to a devastating halt. A drug-fueled night of celebration ends in a hit-and-run. To dodge a sentencing in a society that favors men, Nelah and her side-piece, Janith Koshal, finish the victim off and bury the body.

But the secret claws its way into Nelah’s life from the grave. As her victim’s vengeful ghost begins exacting a bloody revenge on everyone Nelah holds dear, she’ll have to unravel her society’s terrible secrets to stop those in power, and become a monster unlike any other to quench the ghost’s violent thirst.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 10:24am On May 20

Parasol Against the Axe by Helen Oyeyemi

The prize-winning, bestselling author of Peaces and Gingerbread returns with a novel about competitive friendship, the elastic boundaries of storytelling, and the meddling influence of a city called Prague.

In Helen Oyeyemi’s joyous new novel, the Czech capital is a living thing—one that can let you in or spit you out.

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Literature / Re: African Literature - PDF Download by ELibraryNG: 12:02pm On May 19

Nigerian Men Will Stain Your White by Alexandria Humphrey

The novella revolves around the life of Efua Johnson, a woman of Ghanaian descent living in Lagos with her Nigerian husband. She faces an immense dislike from her mother-in-law who is not in support of the marriage because she is not a Yoruba woman. The two women are always involved in heated discussions and an exchange of not-too-subtle insults.

On the other hand, her friends struggle constantly to navigate the Nigerian dating pool. Being the only married one, they come to her for advice and she willingly lends a shoulder to cry on when they need it. Efua’s marriage seems perfect, but is it that way or will a terrifying secret threaten to break the mirage that has been her life?

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The Truth of the Aleke (Forever Desert 2) by Moses Ose Utomi

The Aleke is cruel. The Aleke is clever. The Aleke is coming.

500 years after the events of The Lies of the Ajungo , the City of Truth stands as is the last remaining free city of the Forever Desert. A bastion of freedom and peace, the city has successfully weathered the near-constant attacks from the Cult of Tutu, who have besieged it for three centuries, attempting to destroy its warriors and subjugate its people.

17-year-old Osi is a Junior Peacekeeper in the City. When the mysterious leader of the Cult, known only as the Aleke, commits a massacre in the capitol and steals the sacred God’s Eyes, Osi steps forward to valiantly defend his home. For his bravery he is tasked with a tremendous responsibility―destroy the Cult of Tutu, bring back the God’s Eyes, and discover the truth of the Aleke.

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The Lies of the Ajungo (Forever Desert 1) by Moses Ose Utomi

They say there is no water in the City of Lies. They say there are no heroes in the City of Lies. They say there are no friends beyond the City of Lies. But would you believe what they say in the City of Lies?

In the City of Lies, they cut out your tongue when you turn thirteen, to appease the terrifying Ajungo Empire and make sure it continues sending water. Tutu will be thirteen in three days, but his parched mother won’t last that long. So Tutu goes to his oba and makes a she provides water for his mother, and in exchange he will travel out into the desert and bring back water for the city. Thus begins Tutu’s quest for the salvation of his mother, his city, and himself.

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Mentorship Unlocked The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success by Janice Omadeke

Unlock the power of mentorship in your journey to success in this practical and inspiring guide

What is a mentor? Why is having a mentor crucial to success? Or how do I make sure that I’m a good mentor? In Mentorship The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success , veteran entrepreneur and innovator Janice Omadeke delivers an insightful discussion of mentorship, including what it is, how to find a qualified mentor, and how to make mentorship work for you. In the book, she explores the mentorship advice that helped her start a groundbreaking company after studying entrepreneurship and strategic management at MIT and Harvard.

You’ll find practical steps you can take to build your own plan for finding the right mentor for you, or for becoming someone else’s trusted advisor. You’ll also Perfect for both established and early-career professionals, Mentorship Unlocked is also an essential read for managers, executives, and other business leaders who aim to better understand one of the most powerful types of relationships crucial to success.

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You Must Set Forth at Dawn by Wole Soyinka

In the tough, humane, and lyrical language that has typified his plays and novels, Soyinka captures the indomitable spirit of Nigeria itself by bringing to life the friends and family who bolstered and inspired him, and by describing the pioneering theater works that defied censure and tradition. Soyinka not only recounts his exile and the terrible reign of General Sani Abacha, but shares vivid memories and playful anecdotes–including his improbable friendship with a prominent Nigerian businessman and the time he smuggled a frozen wildcat into America so that his students could experience a proper Nigerian barbecue.
More than a major figure in the world of literature, Wole Soyinka is a courageous voice for human rights, democracy, and freedom. You Must Set Forth at Dawn is an intimate chronicle of his thrilling public life, a meditation on justice and tyranny, and a mesmerizing testament to a ravaged yet hopeful land.

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