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Nigerian Literature

This is a list of the Nigerian Literature that I have in my possession. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all Nigerian Writers.

Chris Abani

Song for Night (Novel)

Becoming Abigail (Novel)

What Men Aren’t Telling Us (Article available online in Oprah Magazine)

Chris Abani on the stories of Africa (TED Talks 2007 available online)

Chris Abani muses on humanity (TED Talks 2008 available online)

Interview (2008) available online

Interview (2007) by Patricia Gien available online

Interview (2006) available online

Riffing on Resistance: Music in Chris Abani’s Graceland by Stefan Sereda (essay available online)

Chris Abani’s Website

Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart (Novel) Spark Notes available online

No Longer At Ease (Novel) Spark Notes available online

Arrow of God (Novel)

Girls at War (Short Stories)

A Man of the People (Novel)

Anthills of the Savannah (Novel)

The Trouble with Nigeria (Essay)

Home and Exile (Essay)

Hopes and Impediments (Essays)

Interview (2000) in The Atlantic available online

Interview (2001) available online

Interview (2007) in The Paris Review available online

Interview (2008) in The Village Voice available online

Profile by The Guardian available online

The man who rediscovered Africa: Chinua Achebe profile available online by C. Ngozi Adichie

The Semantics of Solidarity and Brotherhood in Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease by M. Bengoechea (academic essay available online)

Women in Achebe’s World by R. U. Mezu (academic essay available online)

After Empire: Chinua Achebe and the Great African Novel by Ruth Franklin (article available online)

The Crisis of Cultural Memory in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart by Abiola Irele (academic essay available online)

Orality and the Reader: Cultural and Transcultural Elements in Achebe’s Girls at War by T. Weiss (academic essay available online)

Changing the Canon: Chinua Achebe’s Women, the Public Sphere and the Politics of Inclusion by U. Nwagbara (academic essay available online)

Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness: A Creative Dialogue by P. J. M. Roberston (essay available online)

Oral Tradition and Modern Storytelling: Revisiting Chinua Achebe’s Short Stories by Ode Ogede (essay available online)

The Python Episodes in Achebe’s Novels by Richard Bryan McDaniel (essay available online)

The Christian Dynamic in the Fictional World of Chinua Achebe by G. N. Sharma (essay available online)

Mythic Mediation and Feminism: Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah by Okeawolam Isidore Diala (essay available online)

Reconsidering Coduction: Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and the Spanish Lay Reader in Intercultural Dialogue by T. Ochiagha (academic essay available online)

Sade Adeniran

Imagine This (Novel)

Interview (2008) by Molara Wood available online

Sade Adeniran’s Website

G. A. Adeoti

Literary Studies in Contemporary Nigerian Universities: The Challenges of Nationalism and Globalisation (Essay available online)

Home Video Films and the Democratic Imperative in Contemporary  Nigeria (Essay available online) Alternate Link

Pius Adesanmi

Dewdrops of Memory: Isanlu and the Islam that I knew (Article available online)

Wole Soyinka, Igbo Cyber-Discourse, and the Myth of the Good Yoruba (Article available online)

Esiaba Irobi’s “The Battle of Harlem” (Article available online)

A Solidarity Letter to a Victim of Michael Vick (Article available online)

Animal Planet (Article available online)

Who Wrote Things Fall Apart?: The African Middle Class and Anti-Intellectualism (Article available online)

Literature Across Boundaries: The Perception and Impact of Francophone African Literature in South Africa (Essay available online)

Of Postcolonial Entanglement and Durée: Reflections on the Francophone African Novel (Academic Essay available online)

Makwerekwere: Black South Africa’s Instant-Mix Kaffirs (Article available online)  Response by Professor Owen Sichone

Interview (2005) available online Part One, Part Two

Pius Adesanmi’s Blog

Website of Project Ponal

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus (Novel)

Half of a Yellow Sun (Novel)

The man who rediscovered Africa: Chinua Achebe (Essay available online)

Truth and Lies (Article available online)

Quality Street (Short Story available online)

Interview (2004) on BBC’s Woman’s Hour available online

History and ideology in Chimamanda Adichie’s fiction by Sophia O. Ogwude (essay available online)

Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and issues of ideology in the constitution of the Nigerian novel by Onyemaechi Udumukwu (essay available online)

Website devoted to the work of Adichie

Segun Afolabi

A Life Elsewhere (Short Stories)

Interview on the Pambazuka Site (2009) (available online)

Funso Aiyejina

The Legend of the Rockhills and other stories (Short Stories)

J. F. Ade Ajayi

Unfinished Business: Confronting the Legacies of Slavery and Colonialism in Africa (Essay available online)

Mission and Empire: The Ambiguous Mandate of Bishop Crowther (Lectures available online)

Lecture I: Philanthorphy in Sierra Leone

Lecture II: Crowther and Language in the Yoruba Mission

Lecture III: Crowther and the Trade on the Niger

La politique de Réparation dans le contexte de la mondialisation (Essay in French available online)

Claude Ake

Development and Democracy in Africa (Political Science)

The unique case of African Democracy (Essay available online)

Interview in West Africa Review available online

Press Statement: Resignation for Niger Delta Environmental Survey (1995) available online

Obituary from the Nordic Journal of African Studies available online

Still Relevant: Claude Ake’s Challenge to Mainstream Discourse on African Politics and Development by Kelly Harris (academic essay available online)

Decolonising the social sciences in the Global South: Claude Ake and the praxis of knowledge production in Africa by J. O. Arowosegbe (working paper available online)

Akintunde E. Akinade

The Precarious Agenda: Christian-Muslim Relations in Contemporary Nigeria (Essay available online)

Uwem Akpan

Say You’re One of Them (Short Stories)

One or the Other in African Writer (Short Story available online)

An Ex-Mas Feast in the New Yorker (Short Story available online)

Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa

A History of the Niger Delta (History)

A Chronicle of Grand Bonny (History, written with A. Fombo)

Roots and Wings: Random Thoughts on Niger Delta Militancy (Speech available online)

Songs as Historical Data: Examples from the Niger Delta (Essay available online)

IZON: The Historical Perspective (Essay available online)

The Ijaw and the Niger Delta in Nigerian History (Essay available online)

The Slave Trade in Niger Delta Oral Tradition and History (Essay available online)

An African Philosophy of History in the Oral Tradition (Essay available online)

Nembe: the City Idea in the Eastern Niger Delta (Essay available online)

Zaynab Alkali

The Stillborn (Novel)

Of Real Freedom and Gender Equality: A Re-Appraisal of Zaynab Alkali’s The Stillborn by I. B. Garba (academic essay available online)

We Belong Here, Too: Accomodating African Muslim Feminism in African Feminist Theory via Zaynab Alkali’s The Virtuous Woman and The Cobwebs and other stories by Shirin Edwin (academic essay available online)

Olajide Aluko

Ghana and Nigeria 1957-70: A Study in Inter-African Discord (Foreign Relations)

T. M. Aluko

One Man, One Matchet (Novel)

Kinsmen and Foremen (Novel)

Chief Honourable Minister (Novel)

Tradition versus Change in T. M. Aluko’s Novels by A. Smith (article available online)

Elechi Amadi

The Concubine (Novel)

Estrangement (Novel)

The Great Ponds (Novel)

Elechi Amadi’s Women: Voices of Reason by G. D. Nyamndi (essay available online)

Oral Aesthetics and Cultural Distillates in Elechi Amadi’s The Concubine by J T Tsaaior (essay available online)

Elechi Amadi’s Website

Ifi Amadiume

Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society (Gender Studies)

Women and Development in Africa (Article available online)

African Women: Voicing Feminisms and Democratic Futures (Essay available online)

An Essay on the Meaning of Poetry in the Present-Day World (Essay available online)

I.N.C. Aniebo

Of Wives, Talismans and the Dead (Short Story Collection)

Interview (1995) available online

Nigeria: Celebrating I.N.C. Aniebo At 70 by U. Ejinkonye (article available online)

Profile available online

Okoi Arikpo

The Development of Modern Nigeria (Social Studies)

Nana Asma’u

One Woman’s Jihad by B. Mack and Jean Boyd  (Biography and Poetry Collection)

A Selection of Asma’u’s poems available online

Nana Asma’u Tradtion: An Intellectual Movement and a Symbol of Women Rights in Islam During the 19th Century DanFodio’s Islamic Reform by Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u (academic essay available online

The Example of Nana Asma’u by K. Werthmann (article available online)

Sefi Atta

Everything Good Will Come (Novel)

One or the Other (Article available online)

The Miracle Worker (Short Story available online)

Simpatico (Excerpt from the novel Swallow available online)

Grief Mongers (Excerpt from the novel Swallow available online)

Interview (2005) on BBC’s Woman’s Hour available online

Sefi Atta’s Website

Obafemi Awolowo

Awo:The Autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Autobiography)

Awo on the Nigerian Civil War (Collected Writings)

Case For Ideological Orientation (Essay available online)

Politics and Religion (Essay available online)

Speech available online

Lecture (1961) available online

Speech (1963) available online

Letter (1966) available online

Speech (1967) available online

Speech (1970) available online

Profile available online

Power Politics or Welfare Politics? Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the History of African Nationalist Political Thought by Toyin Falola (essay available online)

Obafemi Awolowo Foundation Website

Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Shaihu Umar (Novel, translated from Hausa by Mervin Hiskett)

Hausa Literature as a Source for Studies in Cultural Boundaries by Mariusz Krasniewski (essay available online)

Biyi Bandele-Thomas

The Sympathetic Undertaker (Short Stories)

The Street (Novel)

Simi Bedford

Not with Silver (Novel)

Interview: How Living with Your Ex Can Work (2008) (available online)

Interview with BBC New about Not with Silver (2007) (available online)

Interview by Koye Oyedeji (available online)

Radio Interview on BBC Women’s Hour (2007) (available online)

J. P. Clark-Bekederemo

Collected Poems (1958-1988) (Poems)

Collected Plays (1964-1988) (Plays)

The Ozidi Saga (Epic Poem)

America, Their America (Memoir)

The Casualties (Poem available online)

Night Rain (Poem available online)

Profile available online

Blending the Traditional and the Modern in John Pepper Clark’s Plays by Arthur Smith (article available online)

Figurative Language in Translation: A Study of J. P. Clark’s The Ozidi Saga by D. I. Teilanyo (academic essay available online)

Ahmadu Bello

My Life: Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello (Autobiography)

Isaac Adaka Boro

The Twelve Day Revolution (Memoir available online)

Website of the Adaka Boro Centre

K. Onwuka Dike

Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta 1830-1885 (History)

Origins of the Niger Mission 1841 to 1891 (Essay available online)

Kenneth Dike and the Ibadan School of History (essay available online)

Patrick J. Ebewo

Religion as an Ideological Weapon in Africa: A View From the Stage (Essay available online)

Revival of Laeza Batanani as a strategy for poverty reduction in rural Botswana (Essay available online)

The Emerging Video Film Industry in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects (Essay available online)

T. O. Echewa

The Land’s Lord (Novel)

I Saw The Sky Catch Fire (Novel)

Obi B. Egbuna

Emperor of the Sea (Short Stories)

Interview (2006) available online

Obi B. Egbuna, C. L. R. James and the Birth of Black Power in Britain: Black Radicalism in Britain 1967–72 by R. Bunce and P. Field (essay available online)

Patience Elabor-Idemudia

The Retention of Knowledge of Folkways as a Basis for Resistance (Essay)

Nigeria: Agricultural Exports and Compensatory Schemes Rural Women’s Production Resources and Quality of Life (Essay)

Buchi Emecheta

Second Class Citizen (Novel) Excerpt available online 

The Bride Price (Novel)

The Joys of Motherhood (Novel) Study Questions available online

The Slave Girl (Novel)

Head Above Water (Memoir)

Natural Gestures (Article available online)

Interview (1996) available online

Profile by Helen Fallon available online

Discourse Analysis on Buchi Emecheta’s The Slave Girl by E. Libiki (academic essay available online)

Second Class Citizen: The Point of Departure for Understanding Buchi Emecheta’s Major Fiction by Abioseh Michael Porter (essay available online)

Class, Culture, and the Colonial Context: The Status of Women in Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood by Teresa Derrickson (essay available online)

Cyprian Ekwensi

Burning Grass (Novel)

Divided We Stand (Novel)

Jagua Nana (Novel) Excerpt from the novel Jagua Nana available online

Obituary in The Guardian available online

Ekwensi and Modern Nigerian Culture by J. Okonkwo (essay available online)

Sokari Ekine

Women’s Responses to State Violence in the Niger Delta (Essay available online)

Blood Diamond: The Movie and Russell Simmons (Article available online)

Niger Delta: a quiet resistance (Article available online)

Articles for the New Internationalist available online

Articles for PBS Mediashift available online

Black Looks Blog

Video Interview (2010) available online

Profile from BBC News available online

Olaudah Equiano

The Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African (Slave Narrative available online)

Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze

Achieving our Humanity: The Idea of the Postracial Future (Philosophy)

African Philsophy: An Anthology (Editor, Philosophy)

Postcolonial African Philosophy (Editor, Philosophy)

Democracy or Consensus: A Response to Wiredu (Essay available online)

Interview (2000) available online


Chinua Achebe: A Biography (Biography)

Interview (2000) available online

D. O. Fagunwa

Forest of a Thousand Daemons (Novel, translated from Yoruba)

The Mountain of Thought (Short Story, translated from Yoruba, available online)

Symbolism in D.O. Fagunwa’s The Forest of a Thousand Daemons by Alena Rettova (academic essay available online)

Form, Theme, and Style in the Narratives of D. O. Fagunwa by Bernth Lindfors (essay available online)

Toyin Falola

Violence in Nigeria: The Crisis of Religious Politics and Secular Ideologies (Conflict Studies)

A Mouth Sweeter than Salt (Memoir)

A History of Nigeria (History)

Nationalism and African Intellectuals (History)

The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World (edited with Matt D. Childs)

The Women’s War of 1929: A History of Anti-Colonial Resistance in Eastern Nigeria (History written with Adam Paddock)

Colonialism and Violence in Nigeria (History)

Toyin Falola’s Website

Nelson O. Fashina

Post-Colonial Reading Strategies and the Problem of Cultural Meaning in African/Black Literary Discourse (Essay available online)

 What Sex is the Text: A New Reading of Gender Characterization as a Trope of Harmony, Cooperative Principle and Joint Heroism in Gabriel Okara’s The Voice (Essay available online)

Alienation and Revolutionary Vision in East African Post-Colonial Dramatic Literature (Essay available online)

Deification or Assassination of Language: Linguistic Alienation in Wole Soyinka’s The Road (Essay available online)

Olakunle George

Relocating Agency, Modernity, and African Letters (Literary Criticism)

Missionary Moments: Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka (Academic essay available online)

The Cloth of Form (Article available online)

James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw

A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, An African Prince, As Related by Himself (Slave Narrative available online)

Helon Habila

Waiting for an Angel (Novel) Excerpt available online

Measuring Time (Novel)

The Night of the Monster (Short Story available online) Analysis available online

Nigeria’s Leaders Must Break the Cycle of Violence in Jos (Article available online)

The Place of Flowers in Literature (Article available online) 

Writers who inspired me (Article available online)

Helon Habila’s Website

John Ihonvbere

Africa and the New World Order (Political Science)

Survival in Contemporary Africa (Essay available online)

Julius Ihonvbere’s Blog

Chukwuemeka Ike

The Potter’s Wheel (Novel)

The Naked Gods (Novel)

Toads for Supper (Novel)

Book Publishing in Nigeria (Article available online)

Ayesha Imam

Acceptance Speech for the John Humphrey Freedom Award 2002 available online

Women’s reproductive and sexual rights and the offence of Zina in Muslim laws in Nigeria (Article available online)

SAP is really sapping us (Article available online)

Interview (2004) available online

Interview (2003) with the BBC available online

Interview (2003) available online

Uzodinma Iweala

Stop Trying to Save Africa (Article available online)

Audio Interviews available online at bigthink

Interview (2006) with Iweala and his mother Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala available online

Interview (2007) available online

Interview (2007) available online

Festus Iyayi

Violence (Novel)

Heroes (Novel)

Interview(2007) available online

Interview(2009) available online

Review of the film adaptation of Iyayi’s Novel Violence available online

The Military in Nigeria’s Postcolonial Literature: An Overview by Adeoti Gbemisola (article available online)

Anthonia C. Kalu

Broken Lives and other stories (Short Stories)

Women in African Literature (Essay available online)

Ogbu Kalu

African Pentecostalism: An Introduction (Religious Studies)

Decolonization of African Churches: The Nigerian Experience 1955-1975 (Essay available online)

Yejide Kilanko

Daughters Who Walk This Path (Novel)

Yejide Kilanko’s Website

Chima Korieh

The Land Has Changed: History, Society, and Gender in Colonial Eastern Nigeria (History available online)

Widowhood among the Igbo of Eastern Nigeria (Thesis available online)

“May it Please Your Honor”: Letters of Petition as Historical Evidence in an African Colonial Context (Academic Essay available online)

Kingsley Kuku

Remaking the Niger Delta: Challenges and Opportunities (African Studies)

Kingsley Kuku’s Website

Babatunde Lawal

Orilonise: The Hermenutics of the Head and Hairstyles among the Yoruba (Essay available online)

Ejiwapo: the dialectics of twoness in Yoruba art and culture (Essay available online)

Relating the Past to the Present (Article available online)

Adewale Maja-Pearce

In My Father’s Country: A Nigerian Journey (Memoir)

How Many Miles to Babylon? (Essay)

In my father’s land (Article available online)

Will the minorities ever rule? (Article available online)

Interview (2006) available online

The New Gong Website

Amina Mama

Beyond the Masks: Race, Gender and Subjectivity (Social Science/Women’s Studies)

Challenging Subjects: Gender and Power in African Contexts (Essay available online)

Rethinking African Universities: Gender and Transformation (article available online)

Interview (2001) available online

Nina Emma Mba

For Women and the Nation: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti of Nigeria (written with Cheryl Johnson-Odim, Biography)

Obituary available online

John Munonye

The Only Son (Novel)

Obi (Novel)

Obituary by Ezenwa-Ohaeto available online

The Individual and Society: A Study of John Munonye’s Early Novels by Julius N. Ogu (essay available online)

Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah

The Origin of Egungun: A Critical Literary Appraisal (Essay available online)

Thoughts on the Atlantic Slave Trade: the Roles of Africans and the Issue of Apology for Slavery (Essay available online)

Literature, Culture, and Thought in Africa: A Conversation with Abiola Irele (Interview available online)

Okey Ndibe

My Biafran Eyes (essay available online)

My Father’s English Friend (essay available online)

The Perils of Flying While Nigerian (article available online)

My Poetic Seductions (essay available online)

Interview (2005) available online

Okey Ndibe’s Website

Nkem Nwankwo

Danda (Novel)

Flora Nwapa

This is Lagos (Short Stories)

Women are Different (Short Stories)

Efuru (Novel)

Idu (Novel)

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

I Do Not Come To You By Chance (Novel)

We Have Decided to Help in African Writer (Short Story available online)

Nkiru Nzegwu

Transgressive Vision: Subverting the Power of Masculinity (Essay available online)

Gender Imperialism in Academia (Essay available online)

The Africanized Queen: Metonymic Site of Transformation (Essay available online) Alternate Link

Iyoba Idia: The Hidden Oba of Benin (Essay available online)

Cultural Epistemologies of Motherhood: Refining the Concept ‘Mothers’ (Essay available online)

The Epistemological Challenge of Motherhood to Patriliny (Essay available online)

Questions of Agency: Development, Donors, and Women of the South (Essay available online)

Islam and its Bigots: The Case of Safiyatu Huseini Tugur Tudu (Essay available online)

“may the bullet not find me”: Writing Memories, Writing Identities (Essay available online)

Globalization and the JENDA Journal (Essay available online)

Gender Equality in a Dual-Sex System: The Case of Onitsha (Essay available online)

Crossing Boundaries: Gender Transmogrification of African Art History (Essay available online)

Memory Lines: Art in Pan-African Art (Essay available online)

Art as Time-Lines: Sacral Representations in Family Spaces (Essay available online)

African Women and the Fire Dance (Essay available online)

Hidden Spaces, Silenced Practices and The Concept of IGBA N’RIRA (Essay available online)

Interview (2005) available online

Profile available online

Olusegun Obasanjo

Nzeogwu (Biography)

Terri Ochiagha

African Literature and the Role of the Nigerian Government College Umuahia (Essay available online)

Reconsidering Coduction: Chinua Achebe’s Th ings Fall Apart and the Spanish Lay Reader in Intercultural Dialogue (Essay available online)

Moses Ochonu

Colonialism within Colonialism: The Hausa-Caliphate Imaginary and the British Colonial Administration of the Nigerian Middle Belt (Essay available online)

Unity in Diversity: Palace Art in Nigeria (Article available online)

The Dilemmas of Explaining Africa (Article available online)

Corruption and Poverty in Africa: A Deconstruciton (Article available online)

Anti-Intellectualism and Book People (Article available online)

Coming to Britain (Article available online)

Olu Oguibe

Forsaken Geographies: Cyberspace and the New World ‘Other’ (Essay available online)

Exile and the Creative Imagination (Essay available online)

Art Criticism and Africa Thoughts toward a New Century (Speech available online)

Interview (2004) available online

Profile available online

Olu Oguibe’s Website

Molara Ogundipe-Leslie

African Women, Culture and Another Development (Article available online)

The Image of Women and the Role of Media in the New Political Culture of Nigeria (Essay available online)

Interview available online

Tolu Ogunlesi

The Vow (Short Story available online)

Meeting Water (Short Story available online)

Sweetheart (Short Story available online)

Adede (Short Story available online)

Between Sagamu and Samarkand’s Tree (Snapshots from a Nigerian Funeral) (Article available online)

Who Controls African Literature (Article available online)

Babangida betrayed his “children” (Article available online)

How Football Can Keep The Lid on Strife (Article available online)

We are all Africans (Article available online)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Africa (Article available online)

Revisiting Dan Hoyle’s “Tings Dey Happen” (Article available online)

Three Months Up North (Article available online)

A is for AIDS (Poem available online)

Interview (2009) available online

Interview (2009) with Bella Naija available online

Video of Poetry Reading available online

Tolu Ogunlesi’s Blog

Gabriel Okara

The Voice (Novel)

The Silent Voice (Poem available online)

The Call of the River Nun (Poem available online)

Spirit of the Wind (Poem available online)

Waiting for her Son (Poem available online)

Welcome Home (Poem available online)

Piano and Drums (Poem available online)

Once Upon a Time (Poem available online)

Interview in African Writing available online

Interview (2004) available online

What Sex is the Text: A New Reading of Gender Characterization as a Trope of Harmony, Cooperative Principle and Joint Heroism in Gabriel Okara’s The Voice by N. Fashina (essay available online)

Chika Okeke-Agulu

The Quest for a Nigerian Art: Or a Story of Art from Zaria to Nsukka 1999 (Essay available online)

Modern African Art (Article available online)

Interview (1993) available online

Interview (2010) available online

Chika Okeke-Agulu’s Blog

Christopher Okigbo

Labyrinths (Poems)

Ike Okonta

Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights, and Oil in the Niger Delta (written with Oronto Douglas, Conflict Studies)

Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Zahrah the Windseeker (Novel) Excerpt available online, The Woyingi Blogger’s Review

The Shadow Speaker (Novel)

The Palm Wine Bandit (Short Story available online)

Amphibious Green (Short Story available online)

From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog 7 ( Short Story available online)

Stephen King’s Super-Duper Magical Negroes (Article available online)

Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu’s Website

Isidore Okpewho

Tides (Novel)

The Last Day (Novel)

Once Upon a Kingdom: Myth, Hegemony and Identity (History)

The World of African Storytelling (Essay available online)

Performance and Plot in the Ozidi Saga (Essay available online)

Isidore Okpewho’s The Last Duty by Eustace Palmer (essay available online)

Ben Okri

The Famished Road (Novel)

Stars of the New Curfew (Short Stories)

Incidents at the Shrine (Short Stories)

Website devoted to the work of Ben Okri

Oyeronke Olajubu

Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere (Religious Studies/Gender Studies) Review available online

Tejumola Olaniyan

Arrest the Music!: Fela and his rebel art and politics (Biography)

Jacob Kehinde Olupona

African Traditional Religions in Contemporary Society (Editor, Religion)

Interview (2006) in the Chicago Tribune available online

Interview (2006) available online

Interview (2007) available online

Interview (2008) available online

Interview (2009) available online

Profile by Eve Kushner available online

Gabriel Olakunle Olusanya

The Second World War and politics in Nigeria, 1939-1953 (History)

Kole Omotoso

Sacrifice (Novel)

Combat (Novel) Excerpt available online

Expressing our culture in the language of another (Article available online)

Tess Onwueme

Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen (Play)

Interview (2009) available online

Osonye Tess Onwueme’s Website

John Oroshejede Ubrurhe

Urhobo Traditional Medicine (Social Studies)

Femi Osofisan

Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels (Play)

Enriching the content of Nollywood Productions (article available online)

Theatrical Life After the Generals: Nigerian Theatre in Search of a Lifeline ( article available online)

Interview (2004) in the West African Review available online

Femi Osofisan’s Website

E. C. Osondu

Waiting (Short Story available online) Alternate link

Jimmy Carter’s Eyes (Short Story available online)

A Letter From Home (Short Story available online)

Voice of America (Article available online)

Akinjide Osuntokun

Nigeria in the First World War (History)

Profile available online

Oyekan Owomoyela

Yoruba Trickster Tales (Folk Tales)

Helen Oyeyemi

Icarus Girl (Novel) Excerpt available online

The Opposite House (Novel)

i see him, i go no more away (Short Story from The New Statesman available online)

Interview (2005) on BBC’s Woman’s Hour available online

Interview (2009) on BBC Woman’s Hour available online

Ola Rotimi

Our Husband Has Gone Mad (Play)

Shehu Shagari

My Vision of Nigeria: Selected Speeches (Speeches)

Lola Shoneyin

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives (Novel) Reading Guide available online

Polygamy? No Thanks (Article available online)

Interview available online

Interview (2010) available online

Interview (2011) available online

Interview (2011) with Belinda Otas available online

Video TedX Talk available online

Lola Shoneyin’s Website

Wole Soyinka

The Interpreters (Novel)

Ake: The Years of Childhood (Memoir) Excerpt available online

You Must Set Forth at Dawn (Memoir)

The Man Died (Memoir) Excerpt available online

The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness (Essays)

The Open Sore of a Continent (Essay)

Myth, Literature and the African World (Essay)

Death and the King’s Horseman (Play)

The Road (Play)

Cross-Cultural Dialogues with Greek Classics: Walcott’s “The Odyssey” and Soyinka’s “The Bacchae of Euripides” by Valerie Bada (essay available online)

Wole Soyinka’s “Dawn and the Cults of Ogun by Yaw Adu-Gyamfi (essay available online)

The Interpreters: Technique as Structure by A. R. Gurnah (essay available online)

Negritude Rediscovered: A Reading of the Recent Novels of Armah, Ngugi, and Soyinka by Eustace Palmer (essay available online)

Ibrahim Tahir

The Last Imam (Novel)

Profile available online

A. O. Timitimi

Ịzọn Fịaị Fun: The Ijo Cookery Book (Cookbook)

Amos Tutuola

The Palm Wine Drinkard (Novel)

My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (Novel)

Amos Tutuola’s Television-handed Ghostess by Bernth Lindfors (essay available online)

Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike

Black African Cinema (Film Studies)

Mohammed Kabir Umar

Amina (Novel)

Chika Unigwe

On Black Sisters’ Street (Novel)

Nigeria: Fulfilling our lost promise (Article available online)

Like Samson the Cabbie (Article available online)

How to be an African (Article available online)

Borrowed Smile (Short Story available online)

Counting my Blessings (Short Story available online)

Going Home (Short Story available online)

Interview (2009) on BBC Woman’s Hour available online

Chika Unigwe’s Website

Ken Saro Wiwa

Lemona’s Tale (Novel)

Sozaboy (Novel)

A Month and a Day (Memoir)

The Language of Africa Literature: A Writer’s Testimony (Essay available online)

Imagined Biafras: Fabricating Nation in Nigerian Civil War Writing by Jago Morrison (essay available online)

Noo Saro-Wiwa

Looking for Transwonderland (Memoir) Review by Adewale Maja-Pearce available online

Audio Interview (2011) available online

Profile available online

Ken Wiwa

In the Shadow of a Saint (Memoir)

Radio Interview about his Memoir (2000) available online

Hamman Yaji

The Diary of Hamman Yaji: Chronicle of a West African Muslim Ruler (Diary available online)

Instructions for Analytical Paper on Hamman Yaji’s Diary by J. Jones (article available online)

Constructing a historical ethnography of Sukur by N. David and J. Sterner (academic essay available online)

The present in the past: how narratives of the slave-raiding era inform current politics in Northern and Central Nigeria by R. Blench (academic essay available online)

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  1. Dina Ishaku said, on January 22, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    I ve been looking for the book Sacrifice by Kole Omotoso but i couldnt find it because i didnt remember his name. i am so happy i found it here. now i can find the book. thanks!

  2. Aziken Rosemary said, on November 5, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    I am looking for survival of the fittest by Olaide Rotimi and i cant find it.

  3. Africa World press said, on November 5, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    Omohan Ebhodaghe is a London, UK-based third generation Nigerian poet & novelist, courtesy of a British Council, Lagos office assistance. He was the 1993-4 publicity secretary of the association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Lagos state chapter. He is a member of the Society of Authors, London, UK. For links to his works, click or type OR OR To contact, chect the Society of Authors’s website. Good luck and happy reading.

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