***** This eBook is TNN’S first issue and it’s FREE!!! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD It is a collection of short stories, poem, and opinion pieces from The Nukan Niche BlogMag. It also contains an insight into our upcoming online series. The Contributors of this eBook include some of the best freelance writers in Naija: Mimi … Continue reading Download TNN’S free eBook and WIN!!!
“Hello dearie,” Chatt’s voice was dry and almost lifeless. “Hey treasure, why do you sound so cold? Is everything ok?” His face furrowed with a mix of surprise and curiosity. Chatt was silent. She’d called to confide in her husband, to tell him everything wasn’t Ok, that she’d just received an envelope she was terrified … Continue reading Bond and Betrayal – episode 3
Downstairs, the receptionist was attending to a pot-bellied Lebanese man so Chatt had to take her queue. She sat on a lounger and scanned her surroundings. There was the walls made with marbles, colourful long curtains adorned the windowpanes, the floor tiles reflected the chandeliers, flowerpots dotted about the spacious bar, and a mini fountain … Continue reading Bond and Betrayal Episode 2
Chatt Ideye and Benjamin Adeife lodged in Rovans Resorts, a hotel that played host to the wealthy ones in the city of Ibadan. While today, Monday was the last day of their seven-day fun-filled honeymoon; it was the beginning of misfortune in the life of Chatt Ideye. Chatt was the proverbial pap from a black … Continue reading Bond and Betrayal – Episode 1
Iya Agbomola was cutting some herb leaves into a clay-pot when her son entered. She furrowed her face in surprise. “Ogunjide, hope everything is fine?” Jide who was dark and tall prostrated to greet his mother. “Everything is fine mama.” “Then why do you choose to travel on Sunday?” She asked in anxiety, with her … Continue reading Fear. (A dedication to the victims of Boko Haram)
Today was the last day of the three-days warning strike-action that had been issued by ASUU and the atmosphere was tensed as students were bereft of hopes for any favourable decision. So some students having accepted fate that ASUU would certainly resolve to her ritualistic long strike-action were leaving. While others hung on, praying and … Continue reading A black suit and a tie
It was Giwa, my friend. It was as though he had waited for my father to leave the room before he entered. I hadn’t seen Giwa in two months and all my attempts to find out his whereabouts had been futile; that was why I was surprised when I saw him standing at my door. … Continue reading No Place Like Home (Finale).
NOTE: (All characters and act in this story are completely fictional except for the names we’re familiar with on our NS sites.) AT 5AM I woke as usual, picked up a sachet of pure water and my well wrapped marijuana and headed straight to the uncompleted building right beside my house to defecate. Not that … Continue reading LEAKED: Topazo almost ruined my day.
I’d been awake since about 8a.m but had decided to lounge on my bed for a while, to plan my day in my head. I don’t usually wake up late; the reason for my waking up late today was because I’d spent the previous night on Naijastories, reading Betrayals and Funerals by Mimi and … Continue reading No Place Like Home
Silence clouded the palace like a fog. Visitors carried their legs subtly as though they walked on broken pots. Mothers tucked breast to their babies’ mouth even when they did not cry for milk. The little children that played hide-and-seek in the yard covered their mouths, intuitively, with their hands when they screamed from … Continue reading Fabunmi ‘Ekun’ 3
This time he raised his head and sat straight as if he had been longing to sit straight and her hand had somehow restricted him to that bent position. “That is the part which bothers me. I cannot remember anything about the dream. I mean absolutely anything.” “What sort of dream could that be? Well, … Continue reading Fabunmi Ekun… 2
Once upon a midnight, Fabunmi had a nightmare, a very terrible nightmare. He walked outside his hut and sat on a bamboo bench. On that night, the stretched sky was dotted by just a few stars and the shy moon hid itself behind the clouds, showing up like a new wife once in a while. … Continue reading Fabunmi ‘Ekun’ 1
Saka saw the reflection of Jonbul’s head in the mirror and he knew something will happen to that head. Something good or bad, beautiful or ugly, nasty or funny, shameful or disgusting, he didn’t have an idea. But somehow, he was certain that something must happen to that head and why he felt that way, … Continue reading Kalambolo
Fast is life; Life is past. Dwellers are passed; The die is cast. I’m not bat To the fact, I’m only stunned at its reincarnation, So still, so intact! My barn is bigger so is my wealth, He said Oh yeah, my soul will rest. In my wildest dreams and depth, I paint my … Continue reading Reincarnation