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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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In The Master's Voice
(Nigeria and Global News)
Dulue Mbachu examines
Nigeria’s place in global
news flow, using foreign
news reporting by two Lagos
newspapers to illustrate the
dependence of local news
media on Western news
organizations for knowledge
of what happens in the rest
of the world. Read More...
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The Tortoise and Other
Animals by Chuks L.
Emele is the first of a
children's 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
The New Gong Releases Book on
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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In this book, Nze Oforkire C.
Ezenwa argues against conventional