ukamaka olisakwe: from bank employee


This woman from Anambra State, Nigeria, had many wishes when she was even younger. She wanted to bea singer, a movie-star. Later on she took the life of banking. Now she has entered the world of words and sentences and books. Her name is Ukamaka Olisakwe and here you find some more information on her.  … Continue reading ukamaka olisakwe: from bank employee

growing up fearful in nigeria


I walked past the old mosque in Kano (northern Nigeria), many moons ago. The emir was a powerful man in those days. I remember the days of the revolt led by Maitatsine in the center of that very same old Kano. The Nigerian novelist Ukamaka Olisakwe writes about those days of old (but still very … Continue reading growing up fearful in nigeria