Okolo-Nwakaeme, M.C: Publications

(a). Books


  1. Okolo, MSC (2016), Gates of Dawn, Lagos: Beacon Books. ISBN: 978-978-955-224-5.
  1. Okolo, MSC (2016), Memoirs of an Exiled Girl, Lagos: Beacon Books. ISBN: 978-978-955-226-


  1. Okolo, MSC (2016), Winds on my Mind, Revised Edition, Lagos: Beacon Books. ISBN: 978-978-



  1. Okolo, MaryStella Chika (2018), Contesting the African Public Sphere, Mauritius: Lambert

Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-613-9-84753-2.

  1. Okolo, MSC (2015), Philosophy: Contemporary Concerns in Africa, Owerri: Book- Konzult.


  1. Okesipe, Kunle and MSC Okolo (2013), Essentials of Communication in English for Nigerian

    Universities, Ibadan: Rebuttal Books. ISBN:978-978-49093-6-5.

  1. Okolo, MSC (2007), African Literature as Political Philosophy, Dakar: CODESRIA   Books:

London and New York: Zed Books. ISBN:978-1-84277-895-1.

  1. Chapters in Book
  2. Okolo, MSC  (2017), The Repressive State in African Literature: A Philosophical Reading,

Adeshina Afolayan and Toyin Falola, (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of African Philosophy, New

York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp.431-446.  ISBN: 978-1-137-59290-3.

  1. Okolo, MSC   (2016), A Philosophical Inquiry into the Nexus between Language and

Education in Africa, in Rosalyn Mutia and Eric E. Ekembe, (eds.), Interdisciplinarity        in the

     21st Century Global Dispensation: Research in Language, Literature, and Education in   Africa,

New York: Nova Science Publishers. Pp.147-157. ISBN:978-1-63485-691-1.

10.Okolo, M.S.C. (2006), Re-establishing the basis of social order in Africa: a reflection      on

Achebe’s reformist agenda and Ngugi’s Marxist aesthetics, in Bjӧrn Beckman and Gbemisola

Adeoti, (eds.), Intellectuals and African Development: Pretension and Resistance in African

¬†¬†¬†¬† Politics, London and New York: Zed Books; Pretoria: UNISA Press. Pp. 31 ‚Äď 48. ISBN: 1-84277-



11.Okolo, MaryStella Chika (2017), Colonial Legacy and Brittle Peace: A Philosophical

Reading of Achebe’s There was a Country, in Kizitus Mpoche and Balasubramanyam Chand

Chandramohan, (eds.), Cameroon Journal of Studies in the Commonwealth (CJSC), 4(1):189-

Published by Cameroon Journal of Studies in the Commonwealth, Cameroon, ISSN 2411

  1. Available at http://camerooncommonwealthjournal.com
  2. Nwaorgu, OGF, CC Ojukwu and MSC Okolo, (2017), Philosophy and Nation Building, OR-

      CHE UMA: African Journal of Existential Philosophy, Vol.5(2):166-194.

Published by Department of Philosophy, Benue State University, Markurdi, ISSN 2276-8068.

13.Okolo,   MaryStella   Chika   (2015), Constraints and Possibilities in Creating a  Sustainable

Inclusive Society in Africa: A Philosophical Re-imaging of Coetzee’s Disgrace, OIDA

      International Journal of Sustainable Development, 8(7):33-46.

Published by Ontario International Development Agency, Canada, ISSN 1923-6654      (print),

ISSN 1923-6662 (Online). Available at http://www.ssrn.com/link/OIDA-Intl-Journal-


14.Okolo, MaryStella Chika (2014), A Philosophical Reflection on Sustainable Politics in Africa:

Constraints and Possibilities, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 7(4): 63-


Published by Ontario International Development Agency, Canada, ISSN 1923-6664 (print),

ISSN 1923-6662 (Online). Available online at the Social Sciences Research Network:


15.Okolo, MSC (2014), Justice and the Search for an African Political   Philosophy: Mandela in

Perspective, in GMT Emezue and Maurice P. Kangel, (eds.), African             International Journal

      of Contemporary Studies            in Humanities and Social Sciences,           2: 281-302.

Published by the International Research Council of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies

on Africa (IRCHSSSA), U.S.A, ISSN 978-978-52446-1-8.  Web Site:  www.studiesonafrica.com

16.Okolo, M.S.C. (2009), Contesting the African Public Sphere: A Philosophical Re-Imaging  of

Power and Resistance in Ngugi’s Wizard of the Crow, Africa      Development, 34(2):59-    80.

Published by Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA),

ISSN 0850-3907.  Web Site: www.codesria.org

17.Okolo, M.S.C. (2005), Reassessing the impact of Colonial languages on the African  identity

for African development,¬† Africa¬† Media Review,¬† 13(2): 85 ‚Äď 103. Published by¬† ¬†¬† Council for

the  Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA),         ISSN 0258-4913.

Web Site: www.codesria.org

18.Okolo, M.S.C. (2005), Ngugi’s Marxist Aesthetics: A philosophical Re-imaging of Petals  of    

¬†¬†¬†¬† Blood, The African Literary Journal (ALJ), Edition B5, 124 ‚Äď 140. Published by¬† International

Research Council on African Literature and Culture (IRCALC). Available  online at

http://www.africaresearch.org/es 1309.htm.

  1. Edited Conference Proceeding
  2. Okolo M.S.C. (2008), Responding to the Imperatives of Decolonizing the Social Sciences in

Africa: A Philosophical Contribution. Proceedings of CODESRIAInterventions Series,

International Colloquium in Dakar, Senegal.¬† Pp. 320 ‚Äď 340.

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