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December 5, 2021
5 min read
Navigating a labyrinth of lies and scandals in Sylva Nze Ifedigbo’s ‘Believers and Hustlers’ – Olukorede S. Yishau
The first few pages make it clear that there is going to be trouble in paradise; but as soon as...
July 11, 2021
4 min read
DISCLAIMER: Recently un-employed Mannequins write the Holy men of Kano – Sylva Nze Ifedigbo
When they came for the bottles of alcohol, we said nothing, because quaffing alcohol is not a luxury we indulge...
September 13, 2020
2 min read
Thank you from The Lagos Review @ 1
The Lagos Review was launched, formally, one year ago, on September 1, 2019, even though we had been teasing and...
March 1, 2020
8 min read
Sylva Nze Ifedigbo in conversation with Nancy Adimora – “We should be careful with how much emphasis we place on external validation.”
On January 20, 2020, HarperCollins announced the appointment of Nancy Adimora, “founder and editor of online African literary magazine, AFREADA,...
February 2, 2020
4 min read
“Desperate souls on a journey”: a review of Helon Habila’s Travellers – Sylva Nze Ifedigbo
Fleeing violence and political crises in parts of the Middle East as well as poverty and economic challenges in Africa,...
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