Their Son, Her Brother – Ndukwe Uche

(Ndukwe Uche) "A beautiful, brilliant young Nigerian girl of the sixties leaves secondary school in flying colours but would not go for higher education because the young man she loves has already had to forgo his own additional schooling. The two spend a lot of time together - but soon find they have an adult problem the young man was...

Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Washington D.C. - "With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal;...

Out of Texas: 336 Hours in Motherland – Anthony Obi Ogbo

(Anthony Obi Ogbo). Houston - "It has become necessary to confront realities of the relics of this rich Nation bastardized by brainless despots into political insecurity, economic vagueness, uncontrolled criminality, and communal wretchedness. Knowing Nigeria is one thing; understanding the socio-political structures require a different aptitude." - Anthony Obi Ogbo Book obtainable at: Amazon The author used a 14-day trip as a...

Switching Lanes: By Paul Uche – Nd Uche

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Get it. Read it. Gift it. Available worldwide. BOOK DESCRIPTION A young basketball player makes a move that shocks his coach and fellow players. An ornery, independent old man struggles to escape the confines of a nursing home. In a school dormitory, a group of bullied boys plan a revolution against their older oppressors. A devoted musician watches his band disintegrate...

There Was A Country – Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe. "For more than forty years, Chinua Achebe has maintained a considered silence on the events of the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967–1970, addressing them only obliquely through his poetry. Now, decades in the making, comes a towering account of one of modern Africa’s most disastrous events, from a writer whose words and...

Book Preview: Governance Buhari’s Way – Anthony Ogbo

Anthony Ogbo, (NIGERIA MOMENT) My new book about the regime is being polished for the press and would be released during the regimes first year in office, May, 2016. Here’s a preview: THE BOOK ■ This book is not a disqualification of the struggle for one Nigeria, but a scholarly composition about the misapplication of leadership in the executive structure: a paradigmatic...

“Half Of A Yellow Sun” Wins ‘Best Of the Bests’ Baileys Prize In London – Ejike Ikezuagu

Half of Yellow Sun" By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiechie Wins-Award Bailey's Award In London
(NIGERIA MOMENT). On last Monday at the Piccadilly Theatre London, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Half of a Yellow Sun” was named “Best of the Bests” of winners of the second decades of the Baileys Women’s Price for Fiction. Out of the 10 novels that had won the prize in the past decade, “Half of a Yellow Sun” was named the “best”. “Half...

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