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The Miraculous Deliverance of
Writer Chimamanda Adichie delves into the tricks of satire
to ponder what could've been, should've been about
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Read...
Ndibe's Foreign Gods, a Truly
Book Review by Young Radikum. Read...
Short story by Razinatu Mohammed examines the war for
Nigeria's northeast city of Maiduguri. Read...
Dance as Humour in the Motions
of Ojionu Amesi
The Ojionu of Amesi a typical example of a tradition of
African jazz-dance steeped in humour. See and read...
The Genius of Okonjo-Iweala
Chuks Isiugo analyzes economic management in Nigeria
with a sting in the tail. Read....
The Debate Begins
Nigerian writers react to the to exchanges between Wole
Soyinka and Adewale Maja-Pearce over the latter's
biography of JP Clark. Read...
My Original Sin Against Soyinka
Adewale Maja-Pearce responds to recent verbal attacks
against him by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. Read...
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Lagos newspapers to illustrate
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The Tortoise and Other
Animals by Chuks L. Emele
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series launched by The New
Gong Publishers to help
combat the dearth of the
African perspective in the
stories to which children, our
children, are exposed to in
their early formative
The New Gong Releases Book
on Nigerian Art
Issues in Contemporary Nigerian Art is a survey of
modern Nigerian art since the turn of the new
millennium. It features contributions from leading
Nigerian academics, as well as the artists themselves. It
is extensively illustrated throughout.
Produced with support from The Ford Foundation, the
book was officially presented to the public on 8 August
2015, at the Lagos office of The New Gong, 11 Abiona
Close, Off Falolu Rd., Surulere.
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