"The Holes Under My Nose" focuses on the divides, primarily, between Northern and Southern Nigeria. At the center of this captivating story stands Kange, who is from a minority ethnic group in Nigeria - an ethnic group that is suffering from discrimination. As he advances in age, Kange keeps witnessing more nepotism in his society.
However, despite the odds he encounters, his uncommon example of nationalism makes this story quite interesting, as the lacunas of segregation plaguing the Nigerian society are laid bare. This story is a unique blend of fiction and non-fiction, and captures the important features of epic life in Nigeria and the subsequent political and socio-economic interplay in the country. The Holes Under My Nose is a story that pictures Nigeria's history, the everyday life of the masses, the abiding hatred and tribalism, and, ultimately the forgiving spirit of the people in a most fascinating way.