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Michael Afenfia: Brave In Love & Ashes

Michael Afenfia: Brave in Love & Ashes

I recently saw a promo on TV that made me quite unhappy. The finale of one of my favourite television shows airs on Friday 27th April and I couldn’t help wishing this wasn’t the case. I’ve been a fan of Battleground, showing on Africa Magic Show Case on DSTV since I stumbled on some family members intensely glued to the TV screen watching with glee one evening not long after it premiered last year, I had no choice but to join…

Nominate Your Loved Ones & Let Me Gift Them An Autographed Book FOC

Nominate Your Loved Ones & Let me Gift them an Autographed Book FOC

The month of May knocks - with exciting opportunities. (And here's one!) I'd like to help you surprise a special family member, colleague or friend living in Nigeria, with a very special gift - an autographed copy of one of my books. * Don’t Die on Wednesday * When the Moon Caught Fire * A Street Called Lonely To participate, simply email the name, phone number and email address of the person you’d like me to gift the selected book…

Oronto Douglas – The Legend Continues

Oronto Douglas – The Legend Continues

A few weeks back, I got a phone call from someone I couldn’t quite remember. She said Oronto Douglas (OND) had sent me to her with financial assistance when she first gained admission into the university about four or five years ago. She informed me that she had just written her final exams and would be proceeding for her NYSC in a couple of months. She also told me that she never met him while he was alive and was…

18 Questions & The Beauty By Darlington Chibuzor

18 Questions & the Beauty by Darlington Chibuzor

MARCH 10 2018. 10:00 AM  YENAGOA.  We meet at Davem – me, Arabina, Romeo, and Rex. The weather is tepid today.  The sun smiles above us, a bundle of happy clouds gathers loosely around it, a bright Saturday morning. While we wait for Mrs Nikade we share handshakes, jumping into a discussion without knowing what our names are, silly ways of boys. Romeo talks about an event he had covered a week back; Arabina backs him up, gushing about the…

Two Generals And The Richest Man In The World By Michael Afenfia

Two Generals and the Richest Man in the World by Michael Afenfia

Let me just state right off the bat, that there’s something not quite right about the title of the piece you’re reading now, but I decided to keep it anyway because it has a certain ring to it that I like. The intuitive readers in the building may already have guessed what the problem is, but for those very busy people who would prefer I cut straight to the chase, I’d point it out to you, but in a bit.…