THOUGHTS ON DUGWE

Thoughts on DUGWE by Su’eddie Agema Anthologies are usually highly anticipated. There is a constant hunger for more collections to submit, and even read, that would showcase variant writings as opposed to the single authored books. We have been blessed with several anthologies particularly electronic like Saraba, Naija Short Stories, Sentinel and the like. In … Continue reading THOUGHTS ON DUGWE

THOUGHTS ON NDAGI ABDULLAHI’S ‘ZHENTI’

AUTHOR: Ndagi Abdullahi TITLE: Zhenti PUBLISHER: Sentinel THINKER: Su’eddie Agema Ndagi Abdullahi’s ‘Zhenti’ is a compressed story that takes us across continents on an adventure with the (nameless) central character, who is also the narrator. There is a strong stating of dates which the narrator meticulously notes. It is told in a slow casual conversational … Continue reading THOUGHTS ON NDAGI ABDULLAHI’S ‘ZHENTI’

THOUGHTS ON ZINO ASALOR’s ‘What to do…What to do’

TITLE: What to do…What to do Author: Zino Asalor Publisher: Sentinel http://www.sentinelnigeria.org/issue3/fiction/zino-asalor.htm THINKER: Su’eddie Agema Zino Asalor’s ‘What to do…What to do’ is in three parts: the beginning of the end, a middle, and the end of the beginning. It starts at the end, bringing us to what brought us there, takes us through the … Continue reading THOUGHTS ON ZINO ASALOR’s ‘What to do…What to do’

A REVIEW OF OGAGA IFOWODO’S HOMELAND AND OTHER POEMS

Pages:             69 Publishers:     Kraft Books Ltd, Ibadan. Year:              1998 Reviewer:       Su’eddie Agema ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you know why his poems/never mention the soil or the leaves/the gigantic volcanoes of the country that bore him? Come see the blood in the streets/come see/the blood in the streets/come/see the blood in the streets! – Pablo Neruda For readers … Continue reading A REVIEW OF OGAGA IFOWODO’S HOMELAND AND OTHER POEMS