New Book Alert: Sacking The Potter – A Play by Bolaji Olatunde Now Available at OkadaBooks and Amazon

Sacking The Potter, an intriguing play by Bolaji Olatunde is now LIVE on OkadaBooks . The Kindle version of the book is also available at Amazon, while the print version will be available on demand at Amazon and Nooks (by Barnes and Noble) this weekend. Sacking The Potter is aimed at addressing, as well as create awareness for the less talked about realities of postpartum … Continue reading New Book Alert: Sacking The Potter – A Play by Bolaji Olatunde Now Available at OkadaBooks and Amazon

Why I Wrote The Book “14 Inspirational Thoughts For Teens” – Ufuoma Fijabi

I am sure a lot of people would love to know why I chose the number ’14’ and wrote just 14 thoughts in this e- book. I will share the story behind it. We all know February 14th as St Valentine’s day, a day celebrated all over the world as a day of love. Back in 2007, shortly before my NYSC, I kept wondering if … Continue reading Why I Wrote The Book “14 Inspirational Thoughts For Teens” – Ufuoma Fijabi

“Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

There’s one sweet name that readily comes to mind at every mention of Poetry in today’s evolving literary world. The name even seeps through the nerdy confines of the industry to the contemporary world of groovy people, oldies and millennials alike, who definitely can’t relate to orthodox Shakespearean literature. It’s the name of a very fine young African poet who has brought life, entertainment, storytelling, … Continue reading “Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 5 by Fisayo Talabi

“I hope you do like the scenery, at least.” Toba said. He was looking at her and hadn’t taken his eyes off her even for a second. He was acting as though he had never seen her in his entire life. He had told her for the third time that evening that she was beautiful. Yes she knew that she was beautiful but a bit … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 5 by Fisayo Talabi

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 4 by Fisayo Talabi

The band was ministering life at the party. It was one of those bands that played so well you wouldn’t realize that you had joined in on the moves and komoles and Yoruba booty shaking. The person who played the drums truly deserved a Grammy award. Kiky had dragged her from her seat to the dance floor and the two sisters danced together to the … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 4 by Fisayo Talabi

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 3 by Fisayo Talabi

Saturday was her best day of the week. It was because that was the only time she got to sleep, rest, eat and binge watch or catch up on her favorite TV soaps and YouTube series. Her favorite was This Is It on LowlaDee TV. She just found herself falling in love with Dede’s character while secretly crushing on Tomide. Yeah, fine boys were her … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 3 by Fisayo Talabi

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode One by Fisayo Talabi

The feel of the cool and chilly breeze from the LG air conditioner which was right above her work space awakened the drowsiness in her. It probably did not help that she had just downed a full plate of coconut rice and smoked turkey wings at the cafeteria on the fifth floor. Something beeped. She looked at her computer screen. It was an email from … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode One by Fisayo Talabi

‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
The Unprofitable Servant feels grossly disadvantaged Heavily plagued by the ‘Not-Enough-Syndrome’ “I’m not good enough Not rich enough Not connected enough…. This venture doesn’t look profitable enough… So why try?” Thus he scorns his treasures Short-changing his destiny unawares Waiting for… That One BIG Day That GREAT One-Shot That Million-Dollar Deal Ever wondering why it’s soooo late in… Continue reading ‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

The Old Woman … By Chidera Duru

I helped an old woman carry a basket of fruits to her roadside kiosk. When I dropped the basket, the woman looked at me, her gaze soft and piteous, and she said, “My son, I would have blessed you, but you see, there is no use. You will die tomorrow!” My ears immediately felt stuffed, as if with wool. “What?” My heart started racing. She … Continue reading The Old Woman … By Chidera Duru

Adebisi Olaniyi Launches her Debut titled ‘Pointless’

On Saturday, October 7 2017, adorable and petite author and poet, Adebisi Olaniyi launched her debut entitled “Pointless… A lesson of love as inspired by God.” It was a time of reflection as people gathered to celebrate God’s message to a dying world. More than a book launch, the event was an announcement of hope and a promise of restoration if every man would look … Continue reading Adebisi Olaniyi Launches her Debut titled ‘Pointless’