REVIEW: Sixty Percent of a True Story.

Sixty Percent of a True Story is an interesting, humorous, gripping, and provocative short memoir.
It is the story of many Nigerians; some heard and seen, and some ignored. While the book touches on weighty issues like homosexuality, the fate of the average Nigerian university graduate, and mental illness; it manages to still be funny and unpretentious.

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REVIEW: How Intelligence Kills by Okechukwu Ofili

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Publish Date: November 2013
Publisher: Okada Books
ASIN/ISBN: 9780984572540
Format: Paperback
Genre: Non Fiction, Humour
Pages: 273
Date Finished: November 4, 2014

Description
My name is Okechukwu Ofili and I have the following confessions. I confess that this book will be one of the most candid and honest books you would have read in a long time. I confess that if you are not ready to get your head smacked with the book, you should drop it, because it would change your perceptions about a lot of things. But then again, I confess that this book will make you laugh, so you should not really drop it. I confess that I often write crazy chapter titles to shock people into reading my books. I confess that some of my crazy chapter titles include Corruption is Like Sex and Our Dangerous Addiction to Intelligence. These are my confessions and this is my book. I hope you like it…but then again the goal is not for you to like it but to be moved by it

Review

All jobs are as important as the person doing them

I’m already a huge fan of Ofili and I was excited to finally lay my hands on this book. I’ve read his two other books and I enjoyed both of them greatly.
I expected much from this book and I wasn’t disappointed.

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REVIEW: Are We The Turning Point Generation by Chude Jideonwo

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Publish Date: May 25th 2014
Publisher: Kachifo
ASIN/ISBN: 9789785205756
Format: Paperback
Genre: Non Fiction, Essays
Pages: 298
Date Finished: November 4, 2014

Description
Why do many Nigerian leaders ‘change’ once in office? Will the present generation of Nigerians do any better than its predecessors? Was Occupy Nigeria indeed a failure? Do we need a ‘Nigerian Dream’? Is ‘One Nigeria’ really worth it? These and many other difficult questions are raised in this thought-provoking collection of essays on the paradox that is Nigeria.
Written with the keenness of youth but earnest and wise beyond its years, Are We the Turning Point Generation? will resonate with young Nigerians while remaining relatable to previous generations. This book embodies the voice of a new breed of Nigerians willing to take a stand and do things differently. Are We the Turning Point Generation? promises to inspire a new way of thinking, posing a challenge to Nigerians, young and old, to ‘pick a spot, and start digging’!

Review
This book is a collection of essays by Chude Jideonwo. I love love love this book. This is one of my favourite non fiction books ever. Sometimes, it felt like Chude was reading my mind. I’ve learned a lot from this book – about myself and how I really view governance in Nigeria and Nigeria itself.
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