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An image of Northern Nigeria’s marital and gender-based controversies: A survey of Abubakar Gimba’s Sacred Apples

An image of Northern Nigeria’s marital and gender-based controversies A survey of Abubakar Gimba’s Sacred Apples

Being a paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Ethnic Nationalities, Cultural Memory and the Challenges of Nationhood in 21st Century Literature, held at The University Auditorium, IBB University, Lapai, from 30th August to 2nd September 2016. Abstract Gender issues in Nigerian literature (and beyond) have for long been the protagonistic thematic-preoccupation prevalent among male and female writers.…

This Red Sun Must Set: A review of Red Sun by Dolapo Lawrence

This Red Sun Must Set A review of Red Sun by Dolapo Lawrence

Title: Red Sun Author: Dolapo Lawrence Genre: Fiction Pages: 290 Published: 2014 Publisher: Outskirts Press Language: English ISBN-10: 147870568X Introduction Red Sun is a story of the travails of war and the triumph of love; the essence of peace. It is a fictional recreation of the inter-ethnic war in Darfur (an “independent sultanate for several…