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Mental Health Studies In Schools: A Letter To Governor El-Rufai.

A 7 year old boy in primary 3 is making his mother’s stomach tie into knots in worry that he might be a perpetual slow learner, because it is such a terrible thing that he just cannot seem to string letters together in his head and read them…
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Winners of Flash Fiction Contest Announced

After careful consideration of all entries by three judges, three top stories have been chosen out of 36 delighful creative pieces of fiction. Congratulations to the writers of the stories. The absence of your name does not discredit you as…
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Meet Your Judge- Inufin Ayomide

Meet one of our Judges, Inufin Ayomide D’great. He is a poet per excellence who has excelled in and mastered the art of making English conform to his writing whims. Owing to his writing prowess, Ayomide has recently been profiled by Wikipedia…
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Flash Fiction Writing Contest Shortlist

The list of the top 20 stories to qualify for the judging stage is ready. The list was compiled following five-day the voting process where some stories had almost 300 votes to their names. Shortlisted writers for Flash Fiction Writing Contest: 1.…
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The Love-Hate Relationship Between I And Myself

You think you have naysayers? Mine resides within! This lady is my worse critic. Everything I do is subject to judgement. I can’t try to look pretty in front of the mirror, ‘I’ will start dissing me. And if so help me God I try to dance or worse sing, ‘I’ contorts her face like she’s smelling poop and grimaces, I’ll have to shamefully stop.
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28 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I’m not Hausa, or Kanuri or Fulani. I’m from the Bolewa tribe of Yobe. I can neither sing, nor dance, nor paint, nor draw nor do anything creative apart from writing. I learnt how to read in primary 4 (I think I was dyslexic) I…

My very Nigerian Problems

You know how western people have white people problems (reason why a person will leave his 40billion naira inheritance to a bloody cat), well I have Nigerian problems Top off the list; Electricity and sco pa tu maana!!!!! Where did you people…
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Young CEO of One Of The Fastest Growing Startup Conglomerates, YB Groups Bags Two Prestigious Awards In ABU, Zaria

 Saturday, 3rd of August saw the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Entrepreneurship Summit themed Entrepreneurship: ‘An Antidote To Youth Unemployment in Nigeria’. It is therefore not a surprise that Yahaya Buhari Ali, one of the fastest…

Flash Fiction Contest, N10,000 Prize.

There’s a generous rise in the number of writing enthusiasts all over Nigeria. The passion is tangible but the opportunities are few. For a writer, it is reward enough to have an audience to his written pieces of art, but at some point, financial…