Category: Heritage Publications

Who’s Who in Ijebu Imusin

Title: Who’s Who in Ijebu Imusin Publisher: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication: 2015 ISBN: 978-978-51256-0-3 Pages: 331 + xviii In years past, Ijebu people were known by traditional tribal marks of three vertical lines along each cheek, while Ondo people were known by a single strike on both sides of their faces. Those used to [...]

Grace and Guts: An Autobiography

Title: Grace and Guts: An Autobiography Author: Edoleyi Andy Egonmwan Year of Publication: 2015 ISBN: 978-978-51256-7-2 Pages: 226 + xiii Grace and Guts is a scintillating autobiography which captures the author’s resilience, generosity and other virtues that are of great value to our young people, particular in this era of daunting challenges and numerous frustrations. [...]

Major-General T.B. Ogundeko, OFR

Title: Major-General T.B. Ogundeko, OFR Editors: Major-General S.A. Odunsi (rtd), Dr. Udu Yakubu, Eucharia Nzeako Year of Publication: 2012 ISBN: 978-978-48948-8-3 Pages: 164 This is a compendium of tributes to an officer and leader of honour, Major-General T.B. Ogundeko, OFR. In this book, Major-General T.B. Ogundeko, OFR is praised for his sterling qualities as an [...]

Gamaliel Onosode: A Biography

Title: Gamaliel Onosode: A Biography Authors: A.E. Eruvbetine, Udu Yakubu & Harry Olufunwa Year of Publication: 2003 ISBN: 978-059-253-9 Pages: 368 + xiii Gamaliel Onosode is a technocrat whose lifetime of service to Nigeria has been underscored by an unyielding commitment to principle and probity.  Gamaliel Onosode: A Biography is the first in-depth study of [...]

The Narrow Road: A Life of Dotun Okubanjo

Title: The Narrow Road: A Life of Dotun Okubanjo Author: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication:  2011 ISBN 978-978-48948-6-9 Pages: 220 + viii The Narrow Road, a biography which captures the eventful life of Oloye Dotun Okubanjo, is without doubt a story that would elicit the quintessential delight of biographers and lovers of biographies. It is [...]

A Friend of the Gods: An Autobiography

Title: A Friend of the Gods: An Autobiography Author: Isaac Anieka Mbanefo Year of Publication: 2010 ISBN: 978-978- 37601-2-2 Pages: 105 + xv This is the story of my life. It is at the same time the story of Onitsha, that immortal city that has survived and thrives on the life-giving waters of the Lordly [...]

An Adjusted Dream: A Biography of Olu Akinkugbe

Title: An Adjusted Dream: A Biography of Olu Akinkugbe Author: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication: 2002 ISBN: 978-153-102-9 Pages: 345 + xiii If you are looking for an entrepreneurial and business history of Nigeria from a human angle, then look no further. This book is it. An Adjusted Dream is also a success story. In [...]

Bola: An Indomitable Amazon

Title: Bola: An Indomitable Amazon Author: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication: 2006 ISBN: 978-37601-8-1 Pages 257 + ix Bola: An Indomitable Amazon is an elegant narration of the eventful and inspiring life and times of the Otunba Ayora, Dr. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, who has had the unique opportunity of setting landmark records in contemporary Nigerian history. [...]

Chris Ogunbanjo: A Life of Grace

Title: Chris Ogunbanjo: A Life of Grace Author: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication: 2011 ISBN 978-978-48948-1-4 Pages: 215 + xvi No book, however comprehensive, can hope to capture all the facets of Chief Chris Ogunbanjo’s life, which is a beacon of life to the younger generation. But I will be the first to admit that [...]

Dafinone: An Uncommon Life

Title: Dafinone: An Uncommon Life Author: Udu Yakubu Year of Publication: 2009 ISBN 978-35639-0-4 Pages 382 + xii "Biographies as a genre of literature serve at least three purposes. They may tell the story of an individual life and when done competently, can serve as a mirror through which we can espy the social tapestry [...]