A Tale of Age and Passion

A Review of Yewande Omotoso’s The Woman Next Door by Tade Ipadeola—


Insight too astonishing to be quite fortuitous, to paraphrase Amy Clampitt, is what a reader of Yewande Omotoso’s new novel, The Woman Next Door, encounters page

The Psychology of Reward

A Review of H J Golakai’s The Lazarus Effect by Ekweremadu Uchenna—


The opening pages of The Lazarus Effect, in which an investigative journalist is haunted by the “ghost” of a teenager, reminds one of Hamlet, in which an …

The Most Difficult Encounter in Life

By Sagir Lawal—


My beloved parents discharged all their duties right from my childhood up to my adulthood. I grew up in a standard family where I received a sound moral and academic training. I was sent to a …


A Prison Dairy

By Katung Kwasu—


Kaduna Prisons sits in the middle of the city. It was established in 1915 as an Old Convict Prison, with a carrying capacity of about five hundred and seventy eight inmates. The prison is surrounded by

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