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Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » World music
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
Kid From Lagos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Kid from Lagos is a collection of poems from a Nigerian living abroad. Chronicling his travails and experiences with the aid of poetry.
Shifting Sands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After seven-years, Uche returns to Nigeria to introduce Thembi to his family. Instead, his mother presents another prospective bride to him. He spurns her proposition and his life spirals out of control - arrested for robbery, betrayed by his best friend and assistant. When his father lapses into coma, he has to make a decision fast. But whatever he decides, his life will not be the same again.
Housing Policy and the Dynamics of Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Lagos State as Case Study
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book examines issues such as the problem of inadequate quality housing, evolution of slums and squatter settlements, problem of land and funding for housing, urban poverty, educational factors and the specific demographic characteristics of Lagos urban residents. Also, there is a re-examination of the contribution of the National Housing Programmes and Policies to housing delivery in Lagos.
Nothing Comes Close
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: British English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Accomplish Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Confident, sassy career girl, Lola meets cool, handsome, unpredictable hunk, Wole at a party in London. Sparks fly between them, and they get together in a passionate romance. But Wole is not all that he seems, and he is holding back some dark secrets...
The Piano Book
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Nosa's Wedding
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young Nigerian woman prepares for her white wedding to her boyfriend of 3 years. Their relationship has outlived unusual trials. However, what happens on the day of the wedding will determine the future of this couple.
Three Mangoes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three yellow mangoes.
I Told Her Your Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jumai Aliyu is a Lagos-based lawyer with a rather predictable, drama-free life. But her life changes forever when a dead man - the Ex-Minister of Education - is found at a hotel in Lagos, and she is caught up in a whirlwind adventure. As Detectives Obi Madu and Nosa Osagie attempt to solve the mystery of his death, they soon discover that nothing you ever leave in the past stays in the past.
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
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Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?