The Fulani Damsel

Ordinarily, I would have continued on my way to Enugu and only wondered what some brown huts were doing up a hillock when they should be located somewhere in northern Nigeria. But after pointing out these huts to a very indifferent fellow commuter, I was immediately consumed by wanderlust. I simply pulled out from where […]

Jeff Unaegbu is a research fellow in the Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is author of 19 books. A literary editor and film script writer, Unaegbu has also directed video documentaries. His story, Prey, was shortlisted in the African Writing Prize in Flash Fiction and published in the African Writing Online Magazine, Nigeria, April 2011. Another story, Bye-Bye, was long-listed for the 2018 Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Non-Fiction (Antioch University, Los Angeles); His poetry collection, “Ode on Lagos” was second runner-up in the Association of Nigerian Authors/Cadbury $2000 Poetry Prize (2011).