Sevhage Reviews

In 2012, Nigeria witnessed a flood. It was a result of the opening of the Lagdo dam. The reality of several families was changed. Lots of lives were lost, properties destroyed, homes swallowed and camps erected. It was a touching time for this nation and brought home what a lot of people had only seen on television or read in papers.

In a bid to record this and also find a way to bring healing, SEVHAGE and Whiteline Publishers in collaboration with SEVHAGE Literary and Development Initiative made a call for entries for its flood tales and flood songs collection. There was an enthusiastic and overwhelming response from different amazing writers around the world.

The Editors for the Flood Songs, which was eventually named The Promise this time was not a Flood was led by Professor Hyginus Ekwuazi, multiple award winning poet, scholar, film maker and lecturer at the University…

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