The Dowry of the Virgin: A Book of Poems by Onyeali Kingsley
By: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Co.
"Onyeali's first collection of thirty poems titled The Dowry of the Virgin revolves around social, religious and political themes. Under these themes are various subthemes such as disillusionment, friendship and love, socio-political and economic exploitation and hope for a better tomorrow."
Dr. Margaret Fafa Nutsukpo
Department of English Studies
University of Port Harcourt
Kingsley Chijioke Onyeali is a citizen of Nigeria. He hails from Amankuta, Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area, in Imo state but resides in the Garden city of Port Harcourt, in Rivers state.
He was trained as a lawyer in the University of Uyo, in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993 at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, in Lagos State Nigeria.
Outside his legal practice, he is a social critic. He is married to Mercy Odinakachi with whom he has a daughter, Chimamanda Tiffany-Royal, who is a champion in her own right.