In a country filled with insecurities, economic hardships, cases of injustice, and lack of order, Debo Makinde – a lawyer and human rights activist – finds himself in a fight against the federal government when he decides to stand firm in a fight for justice for the victims of the massacre, as well as those of police brutality. In a country filled with corruption, hatred, hardship and unheard voices, Aisha Rufai – a creative writer, independent journalist and blogger – finds herself fighting against the system to raise her voice against bad governance and police brutality. A promising young man fighting for justice and equality between the northern and the southern parts of the country. A lady who just wants to be heard. Two ordinary citizens ready to give their all for a good governance. Two strangers destined to meet. Will Debo and Aisha win the fight against the powerful cabals who are bound to frustrate their efforts and make them fail?
Mandem: Poems in Pidgin English
Pidgin English na one of di main language wey plenty Naija people dey yarn. E hold our culture and way of life well well. Naija Pidgin language get plenty tins wey e sabi explain way pass oyinbo English. If you wan sabi Pidgin English well, e no just be to sabi di words and tins dem, you still need to dey inside di Afro-centric way wey we reason tins. Mandem: Poems in Pidgin English na Ayodeji Ajagbe’s way of trying make we sabi how di normal Naija man dey yarn ein own. Dis anthology na book of eleven poems wey go enjoy read and weep with lafta.