Fiction Fiesta: This Way, to Dreamland (1) by Chuks Obinna

I saw the fear in her eyes when she ran up to me and held my arms tight. I had no idea who she was, I’d just come to fetch water by the public tap – and I hated this because the tap was in the middle of a large compound and people always sat around that area, as if their business in life was … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: This Way, to Dreamland (1) by Chuks Obinna

The Fertile Chick emerges Bambooks’ Best Selling Author for Q1, with N1m+ Payout

The Fertile Chick has emerged the bestselling author for Q1 2020 on Nigeria’s leading ebook rental platform, Bambooks with a payout of over a million naira. According to a statement released by Bambooks recently, she is also the first author to hit a million naira in payout, making her the best selling author ever on the Bambooks platform. View this post on Instagram Congratulations to … Continue reading The Fertile Chick emerges Bambooks’ Best Selling Author for Q1, with N1m+ Payout

Multifaceted Affiong Ene-Obong talks Publishing, Business and Special Needs Advocacy

Delectable Affiong Ene-Obong is a lawyer, author and poet. She is also a certified screenwriter and essayist. She has a degree in Law from Babcock University and B.L from the Nigerian Law School Abuja. She is a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Port Harcourt (Rivers State chapter), Poets in Nigeria (PIN), Seaview Poetry Club PortHarcourt (Rivers State chapter) and Federacion Internacional de … Continue reading Multifaceted Affiong Ene-Obong talks Publishing, Business and Special Needs Advocacy

Fiction Fiesta: The Curfew by Magnus Ekpiken

Although he was third in the line, the food-seller noticed him. Realizing that he could be a potential big customer, she beckoned him over. “Welcome, sir. Tell me wetin you go chop. Dem go bring am come give you.” “Thank you, madam.” Jeremiah placed his order and the woman knew she had not made a mistake. Her eyes gleamed as she watched Jeremiah walk up … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: The Curfew by Magnus Ekpiken

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Goofed! Opportunity has a PhD in ‘Mystery Shopping’ – Bankole Williams

A few years ago, I decided to go on a ‘mystery visit’ to a certain Bank in Akure. Apparently, this bank had it’s assigned mystery shoppers: people pretending to be normal customers, but are spies sent by the Management. I was not one of them, but as a trainer to that organization, I was merely doing this to assess the quality of the service delivery … Continue reading Goofed! Opportunity has a PhD in ‘Mystery Shopping’ – Bankole Williams

Fiction Fiesta: The Letter by Magnus Ekpiken

… I did not say a word. I could not say a word. I just sat there like a figure carved from stone. It was all like a bad dream. I remember I kept on wishing I could just open my eyes and discover I had been sleeping. But it was for real. I was sure of that. My friends in lbadan had always pointed … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: The Letter by Magnus Ekpiken

In the Spirit of the Season, Something to Reflect On …

We are in that time of year again when we celebrate the birth of, perhaps the greatest figure in all of human history. There hasn’t been a shortage of opinions expressed over the years, regarding the propriety or impropriety of celebrating Christmas on December 25, and articles seeking to detract from its essence, because of the ‘level of licentiousness that we see these days in … Continue reading In the Spirit of the Season, Something to Reflect On …