WINNER: Green – Ardah Second Place: Remedy dinner – Kunle Ladi Ologunro Third place: Other Side of the Sun – Kellyshor The winner gets 50,000 NS points which is equivalent to 10,000 Naira in cash. 1st runner up gets 25,000 NS points which is equivalent to 5,000 Naira in cash. 2nd runner up gets 25,000 … Continue reading Winners For The #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers
Prompt #2 The only thing changed last four years was the year, 2011. The stories did not neither do the headlines: Many killed, lot more wounded and many lot more arrested as election ends in violence. The news carried no seriousness. For nobody showed no care, not even the most tiniest of it. You know, … Continue reading 2011(When Election Thrusts Again) – #ChallengeMe Contest
# Prompt 3 “Nkechi, come and carry this bucket” “Where should I put it?” “Just comot am for here. I no wan see am. Ogechi, pack these clothes inside. Tidy this place for once. Haba! Visitor dey come!” “Who!?” chorused I and my sisters almost immediately. Our question was followed by a snort remark from … Continue reading The Visitor
Prompt #1 The dinner was a remedy dinner. Your boss told you to bring ‘him’ over for dinner on a hot friday. She said him, not because she did not know his name was Emeka, but to show her disapproval at your pregnancy months to your wedding. So, on that day you sat across her, … Continue reading ChallengeMe Contest – The Remedy Dinner.
Challengme contest Prompt #1 This are times when I which I was the one praying, with the kind of aroma from the different delicacies; rice, pounded yam, pepper soup etc. 5 minutes prayer seems like a 1 hour. After the prayer we gladly answered Amen! My name is Mary and Samuel my husband is sitting … Continue reading The Good The Bad and the ?
#ChallengeMe Prompt #1 ‘Congratulations!’ My boss sings as he enters my office. ‘You killed it Maris! You killed it!’ he adds clapping and smiling. I’ve never seen my boss so excited before. I feign a smile not getting the reason for the whole drama. ‘Killed what sir?’ I ask. He looks me over and says … Continue reading Hell Of A Dinner
Prompt #3 I paced holes onto the floor of my living room. I had been waiting, for hours, for my wife who was supposed to take me to the airport. When I called her, she said she was almost home. That was one hour ago. I loved her but that woman could never keep to … Continue reading Green.
PROMPT#3 Simin lived in that dust-pinched, one-room apartment with her boyfriend Barry, and his dead dog, Zulu. She had been concerned with dishes, out of wedlock, for three years, when the scrambling mammal collapsed under the sink. It wasn’t quite dead yet; she was staring at dog-paralyses or whatever it is Doctor Abu called it. … Continue reading Dead Dog
He held her hands tightly but gentle and smiled. “Adanne we are not alone. Am not letting you go. I don’t care of the consequences. Our love is all we have and that is strong enough for me. But I can’t fight this alone. I need you. Are you with me?” She looked up to … Continue reading Plot2. #Challenge me contest – The Dark Side Of The Sun
Prompt #3 Dusk fell upon a building in Ariya Street somewhere in Lagos. Inside a room in the building, a lady slipped out of bed to brew evening coffee. After coffee, she walked to her 2-storied balcony looking onto the street. Not many stalls were still opened for business. Ahead, a ray of light appeared. … Continue reading Her Husband’s Fate
#Prompt3 Bidemi and Pearl connected their hands with affection, totally alienating Linda who was also walking with them as they kept on moving in love garden, Bere, Oyo state. They were there to enjoy each other’s company on 14th of February and since Linda, Pearl’s roommate had no take her out, followed them. Just as … Continue reading Kill For Love #Challengeme
I found a way to cross the road seamlessly without looking out for oncoming vehicles, it seems i just pass through the oncoming cars like a ghost; and it felt good. I bought a bus ticket, boarded the bus, and squeezed my way through the commuters to get a seat in a way that will … Continue reading Dede’s Nightmare #prompt 3
Mama joined the group in front of the Pastor. “What is Mama doing!”, Ella blurted. An usher frowned at her, but she went on, “wasn’t the altar-call for barren women?”. “Shh!”, Papa shunned, looking at us. His eyes were like hot-ice. That hot-coldness was there at the birth of the last-born. He had hissed, “girl … Continue reading Our Mother Is Barren
NaijaStories is pleased to present an online writing contest in recognition of new writers. This contest aims to create awareness to upcoming writers who have joined NaijaStories of a new level of professionalism that the site requires. Writers through this contest are given opportunities to put fort their best work and effort. This contest should … Continue reading #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers – Extended To April 30