Category Archives: BAPRESS Books

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume Two

Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and business, intellectual and scientific acumen manifest the world over. They probably … Read the rest

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume One

Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and business, intellectual and scientific acumen manifest the world over. They probably … Read the rest

Mockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir

MockingbirdMockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir By Rudolph Lewis Introduction
This poetic memoir recalls the place of my childhood, which was informed by a life of integrity and dignity, character qualities of maternal grandparents who taught me a respect for words, stories that shored up life diminished by ideas of separation and inferiority. It was a rural hamlet, named Jerusalem, … Read the rest

Nigeria, Ojukwu, Azikiwe, Biafra & Beyond The Rising Sun

NIGERIA, OJUKWU, AZIKIWE, BIAFRA & BEYOND THE RISING SUN deals with the post independence climate in Nigeria, the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War, with particular reference to the central role played by General Odumegwu Ojukwu and the tangential part played by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. It examines the post-war politics of leadership and the lack thereof in present-day Nigeria that continues to be … Read the rest

Women & Patriarchal Power in the Selected Novels of Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Women & patriarchal powerWOMEN & PATRIARCHAL POWER

In the Selected Works of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

By Dr. Albert Mugambi Rutere

A critical study that examines various strategies which women use to respond to patriarchy. Analyzing Ngugi’s Weep Not, Child, The River Between, A Grain of Wheat, Petals of Blood, Devil on the Cross, and Wizard of the Crow, it exposes the challenges and … Read the rest

There is No Tradition of same gender marriage in Igboland

In an article “Tradition of same gender marriage in Igboland,” published in the Nigerian Tribune, Lagos: Friday, June 19, 2009, Leo Igwe wrote: “One of the contentious issues in the debate over homosexuality and same sex marriage is whether a marriage between persons of the same gender is totally alien to African culture and tradition. Those opposing same sex Read the rest