In 41: A portrait of my father, George W Bush, the forty third president takes us through the life and leadership of his father, George H.W Bush, the forty first president and one of the most significant American politicians of the twentieth century. Intimate, heartfelt and illuminating, 41 tells George Bush's story in a book only a son and a President could write. ..
Olusegun Adeniyi's Against the Run of Play at once captured the bleak essence of Nigerian politics - or Politiricks - as he put it elsewhere - and paints a vivid picture of the challenges of governance and how these have combined to arrest the country's growth and development - a quintessential treasure trove for those seeking to make sense of our tortuous journey of national "self-discovery". ..
This collection of essays chronicles a country's fourth attempt at democratic governance after many years of military dictatorship. Through his personal experiences and observations, Bayo Olupohunda captures the reality of Nigeria's socio-political environment at the turn of the milllenium, the collapse of dignity in service and the ubiquitous "Nigerian factor" that creates entitlement. Are you no..
This book is fluid and engaging and gives the reader a ringside seat to the inner sanctum of government. It is an account of an illustrious, international diplomatic career spanning over twenty five years. It is told with candour and insightfulness and written with ease and elegance. The reader is bound to enjoy it and some may even find it attractive enough to call it thrilling because it reads l..
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing
storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling
the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South
Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of
motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous
address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she de..
Boris Johnson's critics dismissed him as a clown and the Tory leadership tried to keep him down, yet over a million Londoners voted to make him their major. How did a man whose early life was full of gaffes turn himself into a serious and successful contender for high office? In this age of cautious and unmemorable politicians, Boris shows that cracking jokes and taking risks can pay off. This bri..
How can Nigeria overcome its leadership capital deficit? How can women get equality in the areas of access to education, access to finance, marital protection rights, violence, and the poor ratios of representation in political and corporate leadership in Nigeria? Will the youths finally rise up and take their place at the driving wheel on our national journey into the future? How can we successfu..
"I am continually surprised by the truth of his assertions, the modernity of his thought, the originality of his mind, his humanity, and, most remarkable of all, his foresight." (Martin Gilbert) "The bible of Churchill quotations" (Jack S. Churchill) ..
The name M.T Mbu is synonymous with dedication, transparency, accountability and honesty. In Nigeria today, I cannot think of someone else who will engender greater respect or affection across ethnic nationalities and ideological barriers. He was very diligent and self disciplined. He exhibited the highest integrity and honesty in the conduct when on official or personal dealings. He demonstrated ..
M Gates served as secretary of defence from 2006 – 2011. He also served as an
Officer of the United States Air Force and worked for the Central Intelligence
Agency before being appointed director of the agency by President George H.W
Bush. He was a member of the National Security Council staff in four
administrations and served eight presidents of both political parties.
With an ever increasing number of young Africans diving into the unknown each year, in search of a better life abroad, Segun Adeniyi's From Frying Pan to Fire could not have come at a better time. Through their often heart rendering tales of woe, Adeniyi weaves a powerful and compelling narrative , made all the more intense by the poignant, personal account of one of these dream seekers, the autho..