A Potpourri Of Tales
A young person’s mission to find employment is met with hilarious obstacles in The Interview; Why Elephants Have Big Ears answers its eponymous question in the wittiest way possible; in a surprisingly suspenseful story, Lion’s Got Your Tongue takes us on a journey to visit a sick uncle; and we learn all we need to know about family, love and appreciating difference in The Five Frolicking Sharks. In four short stories, Valerie Akpobome begins the journey every writer hopes to make: into the hearts of her readers. Join her on this quest with her first book, A Potpourri of Tales.
A compassionate conservative soldier-statesman, Babangida, in or out of office is not likely to be ignored in any honest attempt to understand the great economic and political challenges which beset Nigeria and Africa in the last decades of the twentieth century. Consequently the journey to Nigeria’s future greatness or demise must necessarily take its bearing from the Babangida years.
In ten expertly written chapters, the author dissects the core elements and defining characteristics of REITs and provides analysis of the origin, growth, global spread, legal structure and governance of them.
Fadeke and Chinedu are shocked when they come across each other in the elevator of a building they both work in. Chinedu has searched for her the past six years. Fadeke is hurt by an incident that happened in Chinedu’s apartment six years ago which he is unaware of. An incident which altered the course of her life, family and relationships. This romance story centres on campus life, tribalism, deceit and forgiveness.
A profile in courage is the memoir of Paul Chabri Tarfa, retired Major General of the Nigerian Army. In extremely lucid prose, he recounts his upbringing in Garkida,his choice of a career in the Army, his role in frustrating the January 15th, 1966 coup at the Federal Guards, Lagos, and his active participation in the military through the Civil War, coups and counter-coups until his retirement in 1988.