Tito O’tobi is the author of The Heartbreak Diary, In search of a Blue-Maned Lion, Ìwà and the highly acclaimed, The Hunchback of Langbodo.
He is a well-versed writer and poet with numerous unpublished works featured on blogs, magazines and newspapers around the world. His spare time is used up in humanitarian service with the Red Cross.
The Hunchback of Lángbòdó is a trilogy that tells the folk story of Oòduwà, the multi-dimensioned man preincarnated to take charge of the earth, partly by forcing the hands of his creator through experiments he conducted in his previous life.
Ìwà: A Phoenix’s Appearing is a short folk story written by Tito O’tobi. The story follows a sequence of events that brings Oòduwà in contact with a princess while he is running away from his destiny as predicted by the oracle at Òyó.
This short story is an excerpt from the popular trilogy, The Hunchback of Langbodo.
The Heartbreak Diary is a collection of deep poems that discusses culturally and versifies the complex emotional feeling that is called heartbreak. Its verses are arranged in three main styles, rhythmic quartets/quatrains, iambic sonnets and a few long verses that culminate in an ode sung to African literary juggernaut, Chinua Achebe.
A storm of political incidents forces a 13year old boy of the Yoruba ethnic group of South-Western Nigeria to take a philosophical yet seemingly childish entry into his nation's socio-cultural and political landscape.He writes his experiences through a whirlwind of events and changes the system of government.What will you see if you look at the political landscape through the eyes of a child?