SYNW Felicitates with Wole Soyinka on 86th Birthday The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has congratulated Prof. Akínwándé Olúwo̩lé Babátúndé S̩óyíinká, a Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist and essayist who was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature on the occasion of his 86th birthday anniversary. In a statement by the National President of SYNW, … Continue reading SYNW Felicitates with Wole Soyinka on 86th Birthday
Ihe onye metara ọ si na onye ọzọ mere ya; Ọ katọro gi akatọ, bo gi ebubo Uru ọtutu di ya, n’ọsọ ọjọọ niile ọ gbara Dị ka mgbe ụbọchị mebere ya amara. : : ọ bụ nkịta, ọ naghị erizi Nshi nke ya kamakwa ọ lie ya eli Egbe di ya n’aka, nku dikwa … Continue reading Ihe Onye Metara
Dear Cynthia, Did you remember that day, in class, when we exchanged glances? Mallam Musa, the teacher with long, dry beards hanging from his jaw, was in class. Sometimes I would flip a note across to you. The first time you read it out loud, and the ears of every student stood at attention. Other … Continue reading Cynthia
An avaricious man, for numbers of reasons, Most of his friends were just as him too Greed the father of patience and a trapper Tramp so lacking, seemed Lazarus was better. As if the cost for any error in life Was several whippings and knocks on head, But as far as I can cleanly publish; … Continue reading Patience And Greed (a Tale That Turned To Parable)
Pamin’kú!(I) O si fi suuru se ẹsọ; K’ọbẹ ton nyọ bọlọ, Le to ọ jẹun? Ìjà loni l’ọla, jaga-jìgì Ti mu ọ ru pẹlẹbẹ O da bi aja ti nse aisan. Bi ko ba si Nile, (ii) A dabi pe a ko akisà kurò n’iná Bi o ba wa l’òọdẹ Òdẹdẹ a paiya sókè Bi … Continue reading Pamin’ku
🖤🖤HER PERSONALITY🖤🖤 ___________________________ AUTHORESS RICKY _____________________________ ✍️SYNOPSIS✍️ Not every lady want to be a queen that would be pampered by a man or been boss around or just a full house wife. When we talk about BELLA BENSON, I think I would define her with those qualifications a young lady who no one messes around … Continue reading Her Personality 🖤 🖤
I become alive when by your side. Without you, my days are so hard that I could die. I’d sacrifice it all, just say the word. But you distance me and lock it up. All I wanted was to run away with you. Instead you gave me was this mountain view. Of solitary days and … Continue reading The Mountain View
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers has launched another two reading projects tagged “National Book/Reading Hub” and “Reading Shakespeare”. The mission of the Book Hub is to celebrate and commemorate the best literature in Nigeria, Africa and the world, develop its audience, and ensure that books have a prominent place in Nigerian culture while … Continue reading Synw Unveiled “national Book Hub” And “reading Shakespeare” Projects
CHAPTER FOUR ****** Two weeks had passed since Crystal came home and she was still confused about what to do. She was very eager to become the editor she has always wanted to be but she knew that the extra knowledge she would get during her editing program was also important. She decided to go … Continue reading Loving the Playboy 4
I feel like my world is ending, despite my feet holding fast in standing. The injuries I gained, are now part of my soul even though I didn’t faint. Why these words now? Why do you have to wet my bed without conscience? What offence have I committed seeing that I have nothing ommitted.? Now … Continue reading What was my Fault?
Life never goes the way you want it, sometimes the unexpected happens. It happened to me too. But that is a story for another time “Hi Ainu” “It is Aina” I said as I turned to face my nemesis “Oh, I know how to pronounce your name. I just wanted to make u angry” Ladies … Continue reading She Is Beautiful Episode 2
“You are really the most beautiful girl I have ever seen” my best friend said to me as a new set of guys stared at me intently. “I know” I replied. I have always been beautiful, my mum even told me that when I was young, many people would stare at me when she took … Continue reading She is Beautiful
BE A MAN! “Be a man! My brother, and endure it!…” “Why can’t you be a man?…” “You are a man, you shouldn’t show any form of weaknesses…” “Be a man, Men don’t cry out. They endure…” “Be a man, men are not vulnerables, they are strong people. They don’t cry…” The Be-A-Man Syndrome has … Continue reading Be A Man
DEAR UCHE NJIE, FROM MY LIFE I WRITE TO YOU THE MEMORIES OF A LONGING LIFE. Like the spider spinning her web and knowing which threads were safe for her to tread on and which were the sticky ones meant to trap her meals, I am quite a stammerer blaming the work of my maker … Continue reading Dear Uche Njie, From My Heart I Write To You The Memories Of A Longing Life
THE HUMAN BODY AND THE MEMORIES OF A MORTUARY. The day my father’s dead body was carried from St Anthony Hospital, Aba, to Nkporo, his hometown; it was on a Friday morning in 2004. I didn’t go with them to the Mortuary. It was said that only the first son and the first Daughter and … Continue reading The Human Body And The Memories Of A Mortuary.