Category Archives: Interviews

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

Kalimba Publishing Limited is a new Nigerian publishing company dedicated to developing and distributing African written contemporary stories through eBooks, paperbacks, audio books and other channels. For now, Kalimba Publishing ltd has just one imprint which is “Kalimba Books”. Kalimba Books is a traditional publishing imprint which publishes two-five books each year. It must be … Continue reading New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

Interview with Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi

Interview with Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi

INTRODUCTION: Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi is a lecturer with the Theatre Arts Department in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is also a notable behind-the-scenes name in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood as well as the founding Director-General of the National Film Institute, Jos, Plateau. What is not so popular about him is his writing … Continue reading Interview with Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi

May Featured Writer Mimi Adebayo – I Read Books and Learn from Them

May Featured Writer Mimi Adebayo – I Read Books and Learn from Them

Naija Stories has the Featured writer segment to celebrate our outstanding writers and their posts. Last month, Mimi Adebayo concluded her Lookout For Miss Right Series, and the last few episodes got the most views – Episode 33 got over 500 views. She is now selected as the writer to feature for this month. We … Continue reading May Featured Writer Mimi Adebayo – I Read Books and Learn from Them

Inteview with Chimeka Garricks – Author of Tomorrow Died Yesterday

Inteview with Chimeka Garricks – Author of Tomorrow Died Yesterday

What inspires you to write? First, there’s the curse of writer/storyteller which is almost like an addiction – it’s that insatiable craving to tell a story or else I’d go crazy. Then, there’s the frustration and impotent anger at the various elements of society’s madness – writing is a way of making sense of it … Continue reading Inteview with Chimeka Garricks – Author of Tomorrow Died Yesterday

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Posthumous Interview of St. Valentine

This is a posthumous interview I conducted of St. Valentine, the one who is remembered every February 14, the world over. As you can imagine, this interview is mostly a figment of my imagination. Some of the dates quoted are not confirmed, for your information. It has been written in contemporary English for better understanding. … Continue reading Posthumous Interview of St. Valentine

December Featured Writer Howyoudey – Writing my own Story

December Featured Writer Howyoudey – Writing my own Story

Naija Stories has the Featured writer segment to celebrate our outstanding writers and their posts. The lastest instalment of Howyoudey’s A Naija, an Akata, and a Mother-in-Law Series got the most views in November so he was selected as the writer to feature for December. We use the featured interview opportunity to encourage our member … Continue reading December Featured Writer Howyoudey – Writing my own Story

My writing is a child of introspection – Chemokopi November featured writer

My writing is a child of introspection – Chemokopi November featured writer

Naija Stories has the Featured writer segment to celebrate our outstanding writers and their posts. Our pageviews fuctionality was being worked on last month so we’re going strictly by comments. Chemokopi’s What Brings us to NS got the most comments in October so he was selected as the writer to feature for November. We use … Continue reading My writing is a child of introspection – Chemokopi November featured writer

September Featured Writer Da Writing Engineer – I Enjoy Writing

September Featured Writer Da Writing Engineer – I Enjoy Writing

Our featured writer this month, Da Writing Engineer, has been a member of Naija Stories since 2011 and his very first story on the site was selected for the first Naija Stories Anthology – Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villians. His latest story, The Wages of Sin, got the highest views and comments from … Continue reading September Featured Writer Da Writing Engineer – I Enjoy Writing

July Featured Member is Damivd – Nigerian Publishing Shows Amazing Promise

July Featured Member is Damivd – Nigerian Publishing Shows Amazing Promise

While she was still a relatively new member of the site, Damivd’s story I had a Girlfriend Once waded into that space of fiction that realistically mirrors life, and in so doing got everyone talking. The post was shared widely by readers who loved the comparison by a man of his two girlfriends and now … Continue reading July Featured Member is Damivd – Nigerian Publishing Shows Amazing Promise

Jacob Olisa Jones – Writing, NaijaAlly and Youtube Promotion

Jacob Olisa Jones – Writing, NaijaAlly and Youtube Promotion

Jacob Olisa Jones is a writer and self-published author of The Septavalent Stone. He has recently branched into telling his stories using video, and creating a platform for his work on Youtube. We chat with him on this kind of promotional model; Q – Tell us more about yourself. MY name is Olisa. I am … Continue reading Jacob Olisa Jones – Writing, NaijaAlly and Youtube Promotion

Featured Writer for May is Obinwanne – I Like Realistic Characters

Featured Writer for May is Obinwanne – I Like Realistic Characters

Obinwanne writes on his Naijastories profile, “I wield a mighty sword and slay dragons in my real life. Sitting in the office and having meetings all day, that’s just an illusion created by Babylon to keep me in check…” and that already gives you a glimpse of his personality. Last month, his story Infatuation swept … Continue reading Featured Writer for May is Obinwanne – I Like Realistic Characters

April Featured Member is Kaycee – A Writer is not always his Work

April Featured Member is Kaycee – A Writer is not always his Work

Kaycee is not the most prolific writer on Naijastories and may even be better known for his ubiquitous and mostly helpful comments on submissions by other writers to the site. He will let you know if he enjoyed your work or not, and sometimes he tells you why. He has written short vignettes from both … Continue reading April Featured Member is Kaycee – A Writer is not always his Work