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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 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.
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
Denge By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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A thought-provoking 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... More > begin to 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 once jilted lover. However, he discovers, to his sorrow, that things are never as you dream they are.< Less
DENGE 2 By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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A thought-provoking literary 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... More > things begin to 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
Èdìdàré By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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A bad country, a bad people, a bad king. Èdìdàré is an epic poem which tells the story of a group of adventurers journeying to a far country, from which they expect to... More > return with the Wisdom Fruit. Led by a warrior called Irinkerindo , they discover a city hidden deep inside the forest. Èdìdàré as this city is known,is a place of indescribable filth. The suffering dwellers have been given to inhuman habits and mindless existence under the rule of a dynasty of idiot kings and gluttonous lawmakers. Bursting with a spirit of chivalry, the travellers seek to restore civilization to the city - to stop the epidemic vices and other vile practises; but laws are soon made to permanently expel the sojourners from Èdìdàré.< Less
The Lion's Dinner By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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The Lion's Dinner : Papa Samba the lion is getting old and he is worried that he would soon be unable to hunt for food anymore. So he calls all the animals together and suggests that they each come... More > to him one at a time to be eaten. But on the first day, Fayayo the fox did not go to be eaten as agreed and so Papa Samba went to bed hungry. Fayayo the fox eventually tricks Papa Samba to drown in a well. An amusing picture story book with a great moral hook , meaty story and jungle book - style illustration< Less
The Lion's Dinner 2 By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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The Lion's Dinner: Papa Samba the lion is getting old and he is worried that he would soon be unable to hunt for food anymore. So he calls all the animals together and suggests that they each come to... More > him one at a time to be eaten. But on the first day, Fayayo the fox did not go to be eaten as agreed and so Papa Samba went to bed hungry. Fayayo the fox eventually tricks Papa Samba to drown in a well. An amusing picture story book with a great moral hook , meaty story and jungle book - style illustration . Available from iTunes.com Kindle.com barnesandnoble.com< Less
Ajala the Terrible Child and other stories By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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The story of a boy so terrible that even animals are afraid of him. Everyone in town is afraid of Ajala . In shame his mother took him inside a forest and there abandoned Ajala. He makes friends with... More > some animals but soon they find that Ajala is a very wicked child. The animals run away but Ajala is in hot pursuit. Can the world be saved from Ajala the terrible child ?< Less

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