Let There Be Light And Tales One Shouldn’t Tell

Let There Be Light And Tales One Shouldn’t Tell

LET THERE BE LIGHT   It was our Genesis The beginning of a continuation Of our potentials’ quick Exodus   Then every ruler shouted promises From electricity (ropes) to hope: ‘Let there be light!’   Trust NEPA The darkness pervades our lives Wearing us gloom   The Problem Has Changed Name Corporation stole forth Promising … Continue reading Let There Be Light And Tales One Shouldn’t Tell

The New NaijaStories Payment System

The New NaijaStories Payment System

  Since Naijastories.com launched in April 2010, we have become the premier online destination for reading enthusiasts and all those invested in the future of Nigerian writing. The vision of Naijastories is to promote reading of fiction, and to share an abundance of authentic Nigerian stories on the internet and make them available to a wider global audience. … Continue reading The New NaijaStories Payment System

Emotion Press – A Nigerian Publishing Company

Emotion Press – A Nigerian Publishing Company

1. What type of publishing is your company? Traditional or Author investment? Emotion Press works with different imprints. Omojojolo books is dedicated towards publishing quality books with the Author’s investment. Our self publishing mode is quite different from any other. – We don’t publish just any manuscript. – The manuscript passes through the normal traditional … Continue reading Emotion Press – A Nigerian Publishing Company

Members who have had their points adjusted

Members who have had their points adjusted

The New Payment System refers. For the initial payout, we have added the following points – taken from their cumulative postviews – to the existing total of these writers. This will be automatically taken care of going forward. Emmanuella Nduonofit 12188 Raymond 6528 Lade 6524 Scopeman 6187 Seun-Odukoya 6131 Anderson Paul 6126 Myles Idoko Ojabo 5894 Jaywriter … Continue reading Members who have had their points adjusted

Chris Abani and the Burden of Truth

Chris Abani and the Burden of Truth

So the other day, I was doing some research on the acclaimed Nigerian writer Chris Abani and I came across these comic howlers on his Wikipedia page: “Christopher Abani (or Chris Abani) (born December 27, 1966) is a Nigerian author. Abani’s first novel, Masters of the Board, was about a Neo-Nazi takeover of Nigeria. The book earned one … Continue reading Chris Abani and the Burden of Truth

The Mad People

The Mad People

It is not that we are not mad But that the number of the madder Is increasingly out of order Wherefore we should be sad But who is sad of this malady As we who are not, are maddest For our order is out of modest In this world of mad people irony

Reading Maroko in Jude Dibia’s Blackbird – A Review

Reading Maroko in Jude Dibia’s Blackbird – A Review

John Steinbeck would have to be opposed on this one. I am a firm follower of his analyses, but certainly not where Blackbird is concerned. When Steinbeck opined that only a big book fulfils its mental and emotional obligations to its readers; he surely didn’t realise there could ever be a Jude Dibia’s Blackbird. In … Continue reading Reading Maroko in Jude Dibia’s Blackbird – A Review