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Palemo

Looking for Bono, by Abidemi Sanusi

Palemo, means ‘pack up and go’ in Yoruba. It is also a place where thieves roam with guns given to them by local politicians, to terrorise their local community into submission, as and when needed. It is a place where […]

How do you get inspiration for your books?

Abidemi Sanusi, author

I’m always asked about this; so now you get to find out. Drum roll!

Munirat – wannabe Nollywood actress

Creating a character from scratch is always a fraught process. Contrary to what people think, they don’t come fully formed in the writer’s imagination. The character and the writer have to spend time together, find out what makes the other […]

The akara connection

Akara (bean cakes), is well-loved Nigerian snack that’s served at family functions and other events. In fact, it’s safe to say that no event is complete without it. It’s made from a combination of ground beans, onions, chilli and deep […]