SOUNDS OF JOY, the autobiography of Segun Akinlolu (Beautiful Nubia). A story of honest dreams come true; win over a restricting, inadequately organized climate; and triumph over negativism.
A book that could rouse those in need of motion, encourage those seeking traction and breathe new life into those trapped in "dull spots".
Spanning the first 34 years of the Artist's life, in more than 340 pages, it features the roots and conceivable outcomes of the Redeemable Mess called Nigeria and, with humor and happiness, pushes the reader towards individual and communal renewal.
Written by Okon E Essien and published in Ibadan: Daystar Press, 1986. The Ibibio people are people found in southern Nigeria. They are frequently found in Akwa Ibom and Cross River. They are associated with the Annang, and Efik people.
Authored by Modupe Oduyoye and published by Ibadan Daystar Press, this book attempts to teach us about the Yoruba numeration system. This book is a part of the Daystar structure of Yoruba series. Yoruba language is a very beautiful one which a lot of people should learn.
Chinua Achebe's 1964 novel Arrow of God depicts an Ibo pioneer as he defies the British directors and missionaries in his town.
The novel spotlights on Ezeulu, who is the High Priest of Ulu. Ulu is the main divinity in the town of Umuaro, and he united six warring towns to create a strong community that shares fundamental beliefs however preserve local village traditions.
Since Ezeulu is half god and half man, he battles to recognize what is human will and what is heavenly will. This contention becomes more relevant as new difficulties, in the form of British position and Christian religion, question the pecking orders and convictions whereupon the community was built.
Ireke Onibudo is a Yoruba literature novel that narrates the life of a man name who shares the same name as the book.
In this book, Ireke is a regular man who is looking for the significance of life like the majority of us. It follows his peculiar however exciting journey from beggar to Oba (King).
By self control, moral restraint and sheer favorable luck, he wins over misfortune to turn into a commended warlord and honorable man.
His story runs alongside by a tale told by his dead mother.
From the award winning creator of We Should All Be Feminists - the story is about the narrative of two Nigerians advancing in the U.S. also, the UK, bringing up widespread issues of race, having a place, the abroad experience for the African diaspora, and the quest for identity and a home.
Ifemelu and Obinze are youthful and in love when they left military-administered Nigeria for the West. Delightful, confident Ifemelu sets out toward America, where regardless of her scholarly achievement, she is compelled to wrestle with being dark for the first time.
Calm, smart Obinze had would have liked to join her, however with post-9/11 America closed to him, he rather dives into a risky, undocumented life in London.
After fifteen years, they rejoin in a recently democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion for one another and for their country.