It is 2004 Port Harcourt at the height of the kidnap of oil workers in the Niger Delta, a kidnapping goes awry and four lives are reconnected. Doye (aka Doughboy) the career militant responsible for the crime. Amaibi the gentle university professor/eco-warrior accused. Kaniye the lawyer turned restaurateur who tries to get him off and Tubo an amoral oil company executive. Against a backdrop of corrupt practices, failed systems and injustice, these four friends tell the story of oil in a region and it’s effects on local communities and the Nigerian larger society.

Chimeka Garricks was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1975, and was raised in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He has an LL.B from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; and an LL.M in International Commercial Law, from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Chimeka considers himself more of a storyteller than a writer.
He lives in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, with his wife, Biyai, their three children.

This is his first novel.

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