Gowon, Obasanjo extol virtues of Maimalari


The days of the army were always present in those days.  One military followed another, one coup after another, with the exceptional period of the layman Shehu Shagari, who was a poet, not a soldier. One of the soldiers from the beginning in the independent Nigeria Army was Zakariya Maimalari, who was killed in the … Continue reading Gowon, Obasanjo extol virtues of Maimalari

CE QUE LE JOUR DOIT A LA NUIT


For one reason or another I appreciate books written by writers from northern African countries. I realized this when I was reading this book by the Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra. I had read one of his other books Les Agneaux du Seigneur. This book is set in Algeria and it starts in the colonial days … Continue reading CE QUE LE JOUR DOIT A LA NUIT