Naija Stories – Now a Series Imprint of NS Publishing Ltd

Thanks to all those who responded to our call for volunteers in Lagos (click HERE). We still need more. Please contact for more details. For those outside Lagos, below is our press release and we’d be very grateful if you can republish and share on your blogs, facebook, twitter, newsletters and more. Thank you!


Naija Stories is an imprint of NS Publishing Ltd, a new publishing and marketing company dedicated to developing and distributing Nigerian written content through eBooks, paperbacks, audio, websites, mobile apps and other channels. NS Publishing believes that by nurturing writers and readers, it will help develop engaged, empowered and educated Nigerians, as well as contribute to the economy through their business.

Many people say Nigerians don’t read, but NS publishing begs to disagree based on the evidence of flagship website,, and the rate at which foreign fiction and non-fiction books are sold in the markets. What may be underrepresented is the production, distribution, and sales of quality Nigerian leisure books outside of what is demanded for educational purposes through school curriculums.

To change this aspect of Nigerian reading culture, NS Publishing has developed our special branded Naija Stories genre series, which feature romance, horror, mystery and crime, all in easily accessible language that will draw in readers who want to read for enjoyment. With relatable stories, the short length of the books and their recognizable characters will keep readers coming back for more.

Using home-grown authors – 100% of NS authors are Nigerian and 80% live in Nigeria – means that writing will become a profitable career for young talented Nigerians in this sector. NS Publishing intends to replicate, in the leisure books publishing sector, what Nollywood and Afropop has done in making Nigerian movies and music globally popular.

After being comatose for decades since the demise of the Pacesetter series, NS Publishing is kickstarting a publishing industry that will not just throw up literary stars every five years, but one that’ll support writers, graphic artists/designers/illustrators, cover models, and will prooduce works that can be translated to the stage or adapted to movies, or given life by voice-over talents in audio books. They see a billion naira industry in the future, and are heading there.

NS Publishing will produce great stories and books, and other literary content targeted at a broad base of emerging and established readers, and across different age groups and mid/low income communities. Their paperbacks will be pocket size and pocket friendly, and they promise never to sell a book more than N500.

The success of website has informed this current project, to bring selected Naija Stories to paperbacks, selling and marketing books – pocket-size popular fiction books – directly to Nigerians where they can be found. Some of these places include intra-state or inter-state bus stations, higher institutions, fast food locations, and more.

Look out for the Naija Stories books whereever you are, online and offline, and if you would like to order please contact Check out for more details.

Click on each book cover for the synopsis.

Thank you all so much!

14 thoughts on “Naija Stories – Now a Series Imprint of NS Publishing Ltd” by Admin (@ogaoga)

  1. Wow! This is a very welcome development!

    I’m tempted to volunteer! Okay I will…but what does volunteering entail?

  2. And these are lovely cover designs…you guys did your homework well…I’m glad and proud to be part of NS.

    Did you mention the recovery of the pacesetters reading culture? That would be the bomb!

    1. Thank you Afronuts, that is the dream :)

  3. Wow! This is lovely! Please what does a volunteer do here?

    1. A volunteer in Lagos will work very closely with the office, or in any capacity they can.

  4. I have already put up the announcement in my blog

    1. It seems the post is not showing up on your blog?

  5. Congrats on this endeavor! Also very nice job on the covers.
    Will the books be available online?

    PS: I am glad to know that “%100 of NS authors are Nigerians”…. ;-)

    1. We hope to have them available soon. Thanks!

  6. This is indeed great!

    About the volunteers, please, how do we (who are not in Lagos, but very interested) join the team?

  7. Wow!!! This is a giant leap and am happy and proud of the NS admin.
    Already shared it on my fb timeline… Please what more can I do to help?

    1. Thanks so much! Please email for more details.

  8. So proud of this. Well done @ogaoga and all NS members.

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