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Fagunwa Day 2015

Fagunwa Day 2015

SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS In conjunction with FAGUNWA LITERARY SOCIETY AND EGBE ODO ONKOWE EDE YORUBA PRESENTS FAGUNWA DAY 2015 TARGETED AUDIENCE Students, Language Experts, Upcoming Yoruba Writers etc. Fagunwa Day is an initiative of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers toward educating, informing and restoring the glories of Yoruba Culture, Language, Literature and … Continue reading Fagunwa Day 2015

KOLA Awards and Magazine 2014

KOLA Awards and Magazine 2014

partnering with The African street Writer and Miles Morland Foundation, KOLA Initiative organized a night of celebration and recognition at the KOLA Awards 2014 (Centenary Edition) held at Sheraton Hotels on the 7th of December, 2014 as Kids & teens with Outstanding Leadership Abilities (KOLA) Initiative chose to recognize the creative, innovative and leadership abilities … Continue reading KOLA Awards and Magazine 2014

Once Upon A Scourge –   (collection Of Literary Works In Commemoration And Celebration Of 2014 World Aids Day)

Once Upon A Scourge – (collection Of Literary Works In Commemoration And Celebration Of 2014 World Aids Day)

WRITERS AND ARTISTS AGAINST AIDS AND TOBACCO SMOKING In collaboration with AZA WRITERS AND ARTISTS MOVEMENT CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ONCE UPON A SCOURGE – (COLLECTION OF LITERARY WORKS IN COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF 2014 WORLD AIDS DAY) HIV/AIDS WRITING CONTEST FOR YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSIONS The call is opened for young writers between … Continue reading Once Upon A Scourge – (collection Of Literary Works In Commemoration And Celebration Of 2014 World Aids Day)

Hiv/Aids Painting And Writing Contest For Young Nigerian Artists

Hiv/Aids Painting And Writing Contest For Young Nigerian Artists

WRITERS AND ARTISTS AGAINST AIDS AND TOBACCO SMOKING In collaboration with AZA WRITERS AND ARTISTS MOVEMENT CALL FOR PARTICIPATION   HIV/AIDS PAINTING AND WRITING CONTEST FOR YOUNG NIGERIAN ARTISTS Are you a young artist between the ages of 10 and 35 Of a lover of paintings? Here is an opportunity for you to participate In … Continue reading Hiv/Aids Painting And Writing Contest For Young Nigerian Artists

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Winners – ‘Minority’ Story Flash Fiction Contest

We have finally come to the end of the Minority Story Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the ShortSharpShot website, in conjunction with Naijastories.com The organizers of the contest have now launched their website, and they have also selected and published the winning stories. Check out their website HERE. AND THE WINNERS ARE – FIRST PRIZE … Continue reading Winners – ‘Minority’ Story Flash Fiction Contest

Ibadan Book Club Set To Launch “Constantine’s Confession”

Ibadan Book Club Set To Launch “Constantine’s Confession”

IBADAN BOOK CLUB SET TO LAUNCH “CONSTANTINE’S CONFESSION” In a press statement recently released by Mr. Giwa Olayiwola the National Coordinator of Ibadan Book Club, disclosed that its proposed book launch will take place on the 22nd of November 2014 at the Alliance Francaise Hall, Seventh Day Adventist, Iyaganku, Ibadan by 12:00 noon. The Special … Continue reading Ibadan Book Club Set To Launch “Constantine’s Confession”

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Shortlist For The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

We have finally been able to collate the judges scores to select the shortlist of 10 stories that stood out for the judges. Winners will be announced on the 24th of November, a week from now. Please read the stories and share in the comments what you agree with the judges on, and which story … Continue reading Shortlist For The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

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All For Big Brother Africa

The Nigeria-South Africa relations may be facing the cadillac of its existence since the end of apartheid in 1994. It showed recently in the decision of the South African government, promising to return the $15 million arms deal money it earlier seized from Nigeria, though no timeline of when the seized money will be returned … Continue reading All For Big Brother Africa

Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

  THE LONGLIST (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER AND WITH LINKS) Note – Entries on the Igbo, Hausa or Yoruba tribe were disqualified. Longlisted are stories that met the word count, were free of typos and infused culture. Shortlist will be announced in 2 weeks time. 1.       A DIFFERENT STORY By Omotayo 2.       A TWENTY NAIRA GOODBYE By Damilola … Continue reading Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

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Download TNN’S free eBook and WIN!!!

  ***** 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!!!

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If Wole Soyinka and his Family and Friends Exist?

I have heard about the existence of this old boy with a beautiful mind, Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, ever since those yore days of childhood. Wole Soyinka does not know me, I have not seen him eyeball to eyeball or even caught a physical glimpse of him.Then, so I also do not know him. I … Continue reading If Wole Soyinka and his Family and Friends Exist?

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The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

  ShortSharpShot.com in association with Naija Stories, The Green Heritage and Visual Eyez Multimedia, proudly presents an online contest in commemoration of the 54th Independence Day of Nigeria. This contest aims to help Nigerians better appreciate their collective cultural wealth through the power of exceptional storytelling. THE CONTEST Adamu. Emeka. Funmi. We engage everyday with … Continue reading The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

Call for Participation – AZA ARTISTS AND WRITERS MOVEMENT

Call for Participation – AZA ARTISTS AND WRITERS MOVEMENT

AZA ARTISTS AND WRITERS MOVEMENT Call for Participation ARE YOU A YOUNG PAINTER (ARTIST) BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6 AND 18? OR A LOVER OF ARTWORKS HERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN ALBERT ADEREMI ADEDOYIN PAINTING CONTEST 1st Edition (For Painters between the Ages of 6 and 18) In Memory and Honour … Continue reading Call for Participation – AZA ARTISTS AND WRITERS MOVEMENT

Call For Entries –  Songs Of Bitterness

Call For Entries – Songs Of Bitterness

SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS CALL FOR ENTRIES SONGS OF BITTERNESS (A collection of Poems in memory and honour of the Late PRINCE ALBERT (PROF.) ADEREMI ADEDOYIN – father of the National President and founder of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) and the Association of Nigerian Christian Authors and Publishers (ANCAP)- Mr. Wole … Continue reading Call For Entries – Songs Of Bitterness

Albert Aderemi Adedoyin Teen Authors Contest

Albert Aderemi Adedoyin Teen Authors Contest

IBADAN BOOK CLUB ALBERT ADEREMI ADEDOYIN TEEN AUTHORS CONTEST (For Writers between the Ages of 6 and 18) In Memory and Honour of the Late PRINCE (PROF.) ALBERT ADEREMI ADEDOYIN (1938 – 2014) Author, Educationist, Politician, Literary Enthusiast, Arts Lover, Photographer, Philosopher, Thinker, Religion Scholar Business Consultant and our first Patron.   CALL FOR PARTICIPATION … Continue reading Albert Aderemi Adedoyin Teen Authors Contest