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Two Dogs By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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An unfortunate dog named Lucky and an arrogant prize bulldog, become neighbors. The pampered bulldog has no sympathy for the starving mongrel. By a chance encounter with a wealthy man, both are... More > brought face-to-face with the reality that they are merely two dogs . This suggestion thoroughly angers the haughty bulldog.The sudden death of their masters bring both to terms with a very bleak future ahead. However, constant hardship had prepared the mongrel well for such a situation, while the other contemplates the hard times ahead with great fear. This short novel, a satire, was adapted from a play of same title and also by the same author, Rotimi Ogunjobi.< Less
A Canine World By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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In this play, an unfortunate dog named Lucky and an arrogant prize bulldog, become neighbors. The pampered bulldog has no sympathy for the starving mongrel. By a chance encounter with a wealthy man,... More > both are brought face-to-face with the reality that they are merely two dogs . This suggestion thoroughly angers the haughty bulldog.The sudden death of their masters bring both to terms with a very bleak future ahead. However, constant hardship had prepared the mongrel well for such a situation, while the other contemplates the hard times ahead with great fear.\< Less
A Conference in Ennui By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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This book was nominated for Commonwealth Book Prize 2012. A story about Lagos, Nigeria and the people who used to live in it : an unemployed family man struggling to keep life and love together; a... More > crooked policeman with a dark, violent past and an even darker future; a disenchanted youth with a cannabis-drenched philosophy and a diabolic mission; a British fun-seeker who sees a promise of gold underneath all the garbage ; a migrant from the violent, oil-rich swamplands who came to the city seeking succor but alas all he reaps is more pain; an eponymous drifter from the hot, dozy and desert north, who must now aggressively protect his simple soul and subsequently his new bride ,from the madness all around ; a ghost that refused to die. ; and many millions more , perpetually awaiting the manifestation of elusive financial miracles. A primer on Nigeria’s history ; and many other recurring pestilences. Somehow people never learn from history.< Less
subversions and manouvers By rotimi ogunjobi
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"subversions and manouvers" is the third in the evolving anthology series of The Redbridge Review (www.redbridgereview.co.uk) Democratic Publishing Projects.
subversions and manouvers By rotimi ogunjobi
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"subversions and manouvers" is the third in the evolving anthology series of The Redbridge Review (www.redbridgereview.co.uk) Democratic Publishing Projects.
The Amala Renaissance By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Faced with severe financial challenges, Akin Alegongo and his wife Damilola, decide to set up an amala restaurant in place of Damilola's unprofitable hairdressing salon. Their new business, Amala... More > Boutique is a huge success and they become local celebrities, to the admiration of their lawyer friend Marcus Dasofejo who financed the venture . Akin Alegongo,thereafter evolves a plan to entice and retain customers and also create new branches of Amala Boutique all over the world. Thus was born the Brotherhood and Sisterhood of the Amala Renaissance, otherwise known as The Amalafarians. Amalafarians were encouraged to gather daily at the new branded Amala Temples to be fed with food and doctrine.< Less
In the Land of Fools By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Three weary travellers on a mission to find The Tree of Wisdom happen upon Edidare, a city of astounding squalor. Edidare is ruled by an idiot king together with a gathering of counsellors whose... More > interests persistently dwell on alimentary pursuits. The restive youths of Edidare see in the coming of the travellers a hope of avoiding imminent war against the rulers. However, all efforts by the sojourners to make peace fail, leaving the youth to a decision that violence would be the only way out of their oppression. The travellers see in this encounter a warning for the declining state of their own country.< Less
The Coming of the Drummer By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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A stranger arrives in the town of Alupayida. His name is Ayangalu. It is the time for the crowning of a new king, and Ayangalu has come with a delightful instrument - a drum, which adds more... More > happiness to the celebration. Since this time, it became important that no ceremony was considered complete without Ayangalu and his drum. Young men deserted their crafts to learn from Ayangalu, about the drum. They thereafter made different drums of their own - some for pleasure, some for worship of the gods. From morning till night, day after day, the joyful sound of the drums of Ayangalu's disciples could be heard all over the town of Alupayida. Sadness descends when Ayangalu vanishes as suddenly as he had arrived. But his memory lingers in the sound of the drums.< Less
The Amala Renaissance By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Faced with severe financial challenges, Akin Alegongo and his wife , decide to set up a restaurant. Their new business, Amala Temple is a huge success and they become local celebrities.Thus was born... More > the Brotherhood and Sisterhood of the Amala Renaissance, otherwise known as The Amalafarians. But the religious leaders are not amused. A comedy play of gastronomic delights.< Less
Denge By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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A very bold farce. He was just another unemployed youth, fed up with his failures and even contemplating suicide. But Denrele Gabriel miraculously wins the grand lottery prize and things begin to... More > look a lot better for him. He also discovers that he has an amazing gift for winning in the lotteries, and this makes him very wealthy. The entire world, astounded by his uncanny luck, finally stands for Denrele Gabriel. But the lottery cabal are not amused, as several of them have gone broke and closed down because of the extraordinary luck of the man now popularly known as Denge. To their further frustration, their several attempts to assassinate Denrele fail. After Denrele breaks a peace agreement with them never to play the lotteries anymore, the cabal unleashes on him all the machines of war that they could find. But Denrele is once again saved by the hands of an unexpected angel of providence – a jilted lover. However, he discovers, to his sorrow, that things are never as you dream they are.< Less

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