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Rotimi Ogunjobi

Books by Rotimi Ogunjobi

denge

He was just another unemployed youth, fed up with his failures and even contemplating suicide. But Denrele Gabriel miraculously wins the grand lottery prize and things begin to look a lot better for him. He also discovers that he has an amazing gift for winning in the lotteries, and this makes him very wealthy. The entire world, astounded by his uncanny luck, finally stands for Denrele Gabriel. But the lottery cabal are not amused, as several of them have gone broke and closed down because of the extraordinary luck of the man now popularly known as Denge. To their further frustration, their several attempts to assassinate Denrele fail. After Denrele breaks a peace agreement with them never to play the lotteries anymore, the cabal unleashes on him all the machines of war that they could find. But Denrele is once again saved by the hands of an unexpected angel of providence - a once jilted lover.

abubakar and the robbers

Abubakar was a poor woodcutter , until he discovered the secret cave where robbers hid their loot. He took some of the treasure away but the thieves notice that they have been robbed. They make several attempts to kill Abubakar and thereby keep their secret safe, but Abubakar is rescued by Halimah, his devoted house-girl.

ajala the terrible child and other stories

Ajala is a boy so terrible that even wild animals are afraid of him. Everyone in town is afraid of Ajala . In shame his mother took him inside a forest and there abandoned Ajala. He makes friends with some animals but soon they find that Ajala is a very wicked child.The animals run away but Ajala is in hot pursuit. Can the world be saved from Ajala the terrible child ?

matters of the heart

This book could save your life ! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world . People of all ages and backgrounds can get the condition. Matters of The Heart is an educational story set in The Union Club, a social club where two doctors have been invited to educate members on how to minimise their chances of contracting a cardiovascular disease , and how to improve their chances of surviving one. To the gathered members made up mostly of businesspersons, company executives as well as assorted professionals and tradesmen , Dr Vaughan discusses the relationship between hypertension , heart attack and stroke ; and shows how lives could be saved by paying attention to certain symptoms. Dr. Smith shows the disastrous consequences of stress on general well-being and advises on how to attain a less stressful lifestyle. Matters of The Heart is for everyone, young and old. The purpose of this book is to enable you live a more wholesome and healthier life.

somber city

Somber City is an evocative novel of the promise, expectation, and disappointment of post-colonial Nigeria. The novel illuminates, through a mix of fact and fiction, a seminal moment in modern history: Nigeria's fervent passage through a period of immense oil wealth in the 1970s to a sudden descent into a cataclysmal debt trap in the early 1980s. This chaotic period, captured within the city of Lagos, is experienced alongside the protagonist Femi Falashe, a young engineer seeking to get his life back in track after a sudden job loss, as well as five other unforgettable characters:

tales of tambolo

The town of Tambolo is a place where stories come alive - storues for education and entertainment. This is a collection of eleven fictional short stories for children set in a place from Tambolo Town. Stories include: The Elephant Trap, The Forbidden Orange Tree, The Wonderful Singing Bird, Ngozi and the Witch Who Ate Children's Dinners, The Magic Cooking Pot, The Unking Rich Woman,Tafa and the Friendly Spirits, Mama Wunika's Stolen Dinner. The King's Lost Son, Chichi and the Eagle, The Garden of Treasures.

the art and attitude of success

These are difficult times indeed. Entire fortunes are being daily wiped out as the world economies go deeper into turmoil. Unemployment is rife and many people are looking to the future with distress. Friend, this is WAR. But here is a short and easy to read book which should show you in just a couple of hours how to use proven goal setting principles in tandem with sound Christian principles to achieve your life and financial goals in spite of the times.

the leopard and the galogalo

A foolish Leopard makes friends with a wily animal called the Galogalo, and suffers great misfortunes in consequence.Leopard makes friends with a crafty and evil animal called Galogalo. Soon after Galogalo eats all of Leopard's cubs.While trying to take revenge Leopard suffers humiliation and is eventually killed by Galogalo. What happens eventually to Galogalo? It also ends up in the same wicked way in which it had treated everyone else.

two dogs

An unfortunate dog named Lucky and an arrogant prize bulldog, become neighbors. The pampered bulldog is not impressed by and neither does it offer sympathy to the starving mongrel. By a chance encounter with a wealthy man both are brought face-to-face with the reality that they are merely two dogs - a suggestion which thoroughly irks the bulldog.The sudden death of their masters bring both to terms with a very bleak future ahead. However, constant hardship had prepared the mongrel well for such a situation, while the other contemplates the fear ahead. This short novel was adapted from a play of same title and also by the same author, Rotimi Ogunjobi. The story , a satire , dramatizes the class divides which naturally arise in most human communities.

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