"Being a Single Mother is Not a Shame" is a ten chapter novel that discusses the dilemma of single motherhood. How a single mother single-handedly carries, on her back, her burdens and those of her wards. She walks doggedly sometimes and at other times wobbling through life with the sole realization that this is her cross that she has to carry. It also focuses on the stigmatization and challenges faced by single mothers and how to overcome them. Reading this book will help us realize that there are actually more kids that are raised by strong and responsible single mothers, who have decided to ignore the shame that may come with their decision to give birth and take care of a child without the direct involvement of a father figure.
May My Village People Not Disgrace Me is a collection of short stories about exciting events in the life of the author. With titles such as Homecoming, The White Throne and Sniffing Pepper, this book is funny, poignant and guaranteed to keep you turning page after page.
Strategic Turnaround is more than a case study of transformational change in an African maritime administration. It is a roadmap for putting agency back into your government department, a go-to guide for reinvigorating your energy-sapped public servants, and a speak-easy description of how to overcome those structural influences of culture and bureaucracy that knee-cap many a change effort.This book is a must-read for those [having to walk the tightrope of balancing the public's expectations against the public's purse when] attempting to restore confidence in an under-performing public service. Armed with Dr. Peterside's inspirational book, you too will succeed in bringing about transformational change in your government agency.
“What a fascinating, inspiring and enjoyable read about the incredible life adventures and impact of my wonderful friend, Chief Mrs Taiwo Taiwo, an unstoppable force, passionate and driven to deliver change, and help others in Nigeria, especially in her hometown of Lagos. This is a manual for what it takes to be an activist over a lifetime! And a clarion call to never, ever give up. It is a riveting read from a fresh perspective and honest voice.”
When Ajumoke Nwaeze, a Nigerian singer and writer suddenly loses her friend, she finds herself slipping into misery as the loss triggers memories of other losses from her past. To express her pain, she explores the use of letter writing to tell a series of short stories about the loved ones she had lost. Addressed to heaven, the letters serve as a therapeutic guide to managing grief and a window to healing and emotional health.
The GAPFILLER takes you on a journey of grit and grace in the memoirs of Professor M.O. Oyeyemi. Starting from a seemingly disadvantaged background, Oyeyemi who was once dubbed an average student pioneers a yet to be told story of diligence, pain, resilience, sacrifice and the leverage of the Grace of God to command excellence and distinction as an academic-becoming a Professor of Theriogenology in record time. His story would leave you dumbfounded, grateful and hopeful as you fellowship with his history and eventual glory. You will be fired up fresh passion to live life to the ultimate, as a GAPFILLER. “His life is a testimony that there is nothing impossible for God” Pastor Adepitan Adeboye Senior Pastor at RCCG, Pastor E.A. Adeboye’s Interpreter “A look at Gbenga’s daily agenda was a journey into the improbable, but he has always had such a propelling force behind his vision, such that he succeeded where a lot of people failed.” Dr. Noma Owens-Ibie United Nation’s Children’s Fund, Abuja, Nigeria
A young teacher in Nigeria ekes out a day-to-day existence in a county where education is respected but where most teachers cannot support themselves on what they earn. Soon after he loses a job that paid less than $2.00 a day, the COVID19 virus hits. His life now centers on a cat who showed up at his door and the men he visits daily at a makeshift social club on a dusty street. The men discuss politics, COVID, corruption and cures. The teacher holds his tongue, knowing that what he has learned from his education about science, the transmission of disease and potential cures, will not be understood by his friends. His confidant is his adopted cat, who’s life and struggles parallel those of his countrymen.
The dark side are the side we all want to hide and don't want to be exposed. The dark side are the hidden sides we love to protect. Life is not perfect, nothing is perfect, except the work of Almighty God. What happens when Halimah is a slave in her own house. Find out how she was able to survive?
In this memoir, Yewande takes you through the peaks, pits and perplexities of her life as a new mum. She shares lightheartedly her joys, lessons and challenges in this candid snapshot into her journey of motherhood.
Life Lessons of a Nigerian Wonder Woman is not your typical fantasy book of a superheroine showing off her powers and flying in to save lives amid crisis. But this book will "save your life" because it tells the story of a simple Osun girl who grew up in Lagos and how she navigated the waves of life to reach the peak of an enviable career. With this book, you will sail with Folake from the beginning of her career, through her struggles, need to speak up, penchant for personal growth, approach to management, the grace of spiritual life, the challenges of marriage and motherhood and more. She intends for this book to be a companion for young women who are seeking to build successful careers, whether in the corporate world or their personal businesses.
Keeping Faith is the biography of a man who has been described as one who has the ability to associate with the good, the bad, and the ugly without being tainted by the inconsistencies of those lives. It has been written in an entertaining manner for ease of read and relaxation, whilst you also learn those qualities that make for a life with good results. It records Pat’s family history and his early life. It continues into his life of service since he was an undergraduate at the University of Nigeria, Nsuka and how this life of service became his way of life. At the end of each chapter, the iconic principles are written to highlight key principles in Pat’s life that can be learnt and imbibed in order to produce worthwhile results.