Bristol Short Story Prize 2018

The Bristol Short Story Prize is an annual international writing competition, open to all writers around the world – published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers. The competition which is organized by Bristol Short Story Ltd., a not-for-profit company registered in England and Wales, publishes an annual short story anthology as well as giving […]


The Guitarist

Under the greasy harmathan I once saw a man Standing by the gates of fleeting hope With a voice that hung on a tiny rope Of blistered fingers And sweaty palms Dancing in strums  That reeked of slums A hat on the floor Begged the swinging door For food to eat And ears for his […]

Art Culture

Institut franҫais du Nigéria releases press statement on forthcoming Performing Arts event

In a press statement breakfast this morning, the Institut franҫais du Nigéria announced her forthcoming performing arts show in the country’s capital. The Press Release read: “The French Embassy in Nigéria and the Institut franҫais du Nigéria are pleased to invite in Abuja the “Quatuor A’dam” to perform an “A CAPELLA” Quartet’s performance. This performance […]


IICD celebrates 7 Creative Years of Existence in Abuja

Yesterday, the International Institute for Creative Development (IICD) celebrated her 7th year anniversary. The event which held at Maitama Abuja, had friends from the French Institute, Nkanta George Ufot (Director of International Cultural Relations, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture), Yolar Magazine, Obi Nwaegbe, Chima Azu, Nnaemeka Ezekwesili, Numero Unoma, Prince Jeffery Ebi, Chike Osita […]



I wonder what is left of our world today, That even we the dwellers can’t seem to get our compass, Neither can we strengthen nor stretch through the length and breadth of our very own, most populous black nation,   Looking up and down Pacing around the same large expanse of land, with foot prints […]