The book begins with a more detailed autobiography of his boyhood by the amiable PZ himself and continues with reflections by contributors on how the Late PZ Aginighan touched their lives. What better way to pay tribute! Each story from the different contributors exposes us to timeless biblical truths, scriptural references, and leadership lessons. As such, the book can be read as a devotional or as anecdotes of the inspirational life of the Odudu of Africa, Late PZ Aginighan.
The stories were compiled by Dubamo Aginighan, his youngest son and author of Grace Vision and Unity; A Corper’s Story.₵55.00
Age Range: 4 – 7 years
Join Adanah on an alphabetical adventure as she goes to visit her grandfather in Modakeke, Nigeria. Every letter, from A to Z, is featured in this African alphabet book, including C for a camera to take pictures, E for an eagle spied above the trees, P for a pump for fetching water, and S for stories told by Auntie Sumbo.
Adana recalls with excitement a memorable experience at her Granddad’s village and the relaxed pace of rural life compared to the hustling city that she lives in. Her audience is her best friend Zainab, to whom she extends an invite to join her, when next she returns.
Written in a bouncing rhyming style, children will learn while having fun as they join Adanah on her school holiday adventure!
The book is geared towards a reading age of 4-7 and the characters are positive models for the African culture, food and way of life.₵25.00
Age Range: 2 – 5 years
From A to Z, stunning color photographs depict everyday life in Nigeria, where the author-photographer grew up—but the images pictured also represent the rich diversity of Africa, and the warm family ties and traditional village life found throughout this vast colorful continent.
“A talented photographer, Onyefulu [offers] and incisive, sophisticated view of her homeland’s rich heritage.”—Publishers Weekly
“Visually appealing.”—Kirkus Reviews₵15.00
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Power-drunk Lion seeks to rule all animals by any means. With the help of tortoise, he disguises himself as Amasango the god of lightning. However this deceit backfires.
Elephant and Lion were rival rulers of Malaka and Maputo Kingdoms, respectively. During a time of intense famine in Malaka, Elephant tricks his followers into believing that he would wage war on Maputo and capture Lion in order to take control of their food reserve and share to the animals in Maputo. Could he succeed?
This remarkable novel touches on the forces that rule the destiny of individuals and nations, and reveals an answer to the existential questions: Why do good people suffer? What can we do to attain a problem-free life?
Thus, we see Ikenna, a university graduate who is hounded and persecuted by the high and mighty, Alex and Max who in turn face their own tribulations in the hands of invisible enemies. In the end, power fails, wealth fails but in love and humility we find redeeming virtues.₵13.00
As Minister for Culture, the Honourable M. A. Nanga is ‘a man of the people’, as cynical as he is charming, and a roguish opportunist. At first, the contrast between Nanga and Odili, a former pupil who is visiting the ministry, appears huge. But in the ‘eat-and-let-eat’ atmosphere, Odili’s idealism soon collides with his lusts – and the two men’s personal and political tauntings threaten to send their country into chaos. Published, prophetically, just days before Nigeria’s first attempted coup in 1966, A Man of the People is an essential part of his body of work dealing with modern African history.
Young financier Obi enjoys life in the fast lane in 1990’s Lagos. He walks tall in designer suits with his girlfriend at his side enjoying the envy of those with empty purses.
When his finance company collapses Obi’s decadent lifestyle comes to an abrupt end and he is forced to flee to the United States. There he has to live on the margins of society. Obi wants money, he wants a woman, and he wants to live the good life.
This face-paced novel, by turns comic and moving, reveals what success and failure mean for the young Nigerian at home and in exile. Ike Oguine explores the alienation experienced by today’s economic refugees under the cover of light-hearted comedy.
Phoenix Advertising Agency rising star Tishe is looking forward to her first date with the sharply-dressed Adnan. But she is horrified when she finds out that he is a tailor from Mushin. She vows that there will be no second date…ever.
But then, they share a goodnight kiss, igniting more desire in Tishe than she cares to admit. They embark on a whirlwind romance as she struggles to reconcile her disapproval for Adnan’s profession with her burning desire for him.
Adnan is unwavering in his commitment to Tishe, planning romantic getaways and introducing her to his family. But can love cut across social class? Will Tishe give Adnan a second chance? Find out in this racy romance.₵25.00
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Yet in this delectable romance it is Toby, manager of cool Jos hangout lounge, the Bar-Rage, who wins over feisty single mum and successful cake-maker Adoo Ibi with his tasty pizza. Not to mention his suave good looks and calm, confident demeanour.
Soon, Adoo and Toby are enjoying spontaneous dates and passionate encounters. Adoo is thrilled to find a man who accepts both her and her son, and Toby is drawn to Adoo’s down-to-earth manner and feisty independence. It’s as if they’ve known each other forever. But both have been hurt before and are hesitant to commit to something more. Will Toby and Adoo overcome their pasts and embrace the present, or will they only have A Taste of Love?₵25.00
Age Range: 13 – 16 years
Two young men, once the best of friends, become rivals in a dangerous campus game. Their love for a girl is at stake. The game continues in an uncertain manner until it gets to a climax where the players just have to stop or perish.₵13.00
*Available from 15th September 2019.
Dami Ajayi’s second volume of poems, A Woman’s Body is a Country, interrogates the ramifications of affection. A work of impressive artistry, these are poems of life turned inside out, where time cheats on writers, and the people and things at the brunt end of our oppressive pleasures come back to haunt us. Here is the poetry of the quotidian, a philosophic and profound interrogation of relationships, of words, of bodies and their burdens, of times and time.₵40.00
How does one date bring bittersweet memories in one single thought? That was one of the questions in Folarin’s mind as he narrates his spine-chilling encounter with kidnappers. On a bright Saturday morning of 1st of May 1999, himself and Titi were joined in Holy matrimony. 17 years later, they were forcefully separated, on the same date!
When Folarin stepped out of his study in the early hours of May 1, 2016, he was sure the sight before him wasn’t real. Unfortunately, this was a reality he couldn’t shake away. Without warning, he was abducted from the comfort of his home. exposed to the elements of nature with little or no food, and in constant terror of a dangerously armed gang, he had to negotiate his freedom, but not before an unexpected twist brought him in a direct, hair-raising confrontation with his abductors.
Set in he South-South region of Nigeria, Abduction Chronicles is a gripping account of Folarin’s many close shaves with death, with striking details of his journey to and from the abyss.₵65.00