Wole Adedoyin, the president of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW), in this interview with ADEWALE OSHODI, speaks on the organisation’s Read Across Nigeria (RAN) project, while explaining the challenges he is facing in his efforts towards promoting the reading culture in the country. EXCERPTS: W HAT is Read Across Nigeria (RAN) all about? … Continue reading We are promoting reading through RAN —SYNW president
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Interview with Chambers Umezulike on: Malcolm; Africa’s Leadership-Development Crisis; Writing; and Youth Challenges In an interview with Chike Ifedobi (a presenter and journalist) of Lion FM, University of Nigeria; Chambers Umezulike talks about: Malcolm; Africa’s Leadership and Development Crisis; Nigerian Politics; Writing; and Youth Challenges and Advocacy. . . . . . . . . … Continue reading Interview with Chambers Umezulike on: Malcolm; Africa’s Leadership-Development Crisis; Writing; and Youth Challenges
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
Paul Anderson ‘Lazywrita’ one of Naijastories best products thanks Myne for the influence naijastories had in his life so far, and being a huge contribution to his story in an interview with Thebusinessaim. Read below.
Yandev is a settlement struggling to survive as an outpost of Gboko, the capital of Tiv Kingdom in Benue State. It is the nearest neighbour in its own right and chances are that it was conceived capable of catalyzing the dream of Gboko becoming a modern metropolis. The loss of its messiah Benue Cement Company, … Continue reading A New Kind Of Messiah
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
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
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
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
I met Tofarati as a spoken word artiste and his performance was very impressive. When we got talking, he told me he was also a writer which at the time did not feel so strange but then he started talking about acting and comedy and I got fascinated. I saw his two published works and … Continue reading Tofarati Ige – The Writer, Actor, DJ and more
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
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
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
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