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Naija stories, Nigerian literature

and all creative narratives/short stories/poetic prose. We showcase emerging writers within Nigeria and outside.

becoming day nantygreens
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BECOMING DAY “Carry your playing outside.” I’m playing with Babi, with her yellow hair. Daddy brought her for me. “I brought you Babi;” as if it was a person, the…More

lunch nantygreens
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Lunch –
Taiye was so engrossed in her phone she didn’t even hear Jide walk into the office kitchen.

“Is this thing really worth it sef?” she mumbled to herself.

“Is what really worth it?”

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Lavender David Ephraim
Stories 1

Lavender I awoke in the evening. I had been sleeping and waking at odd hours ever since joining the clan. I strolled deliberately around my room, careful not to look…More

a Story with No Name
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A Story with No Name by Joy Chime
My ex-girlfriend once said, out of the blue, when we were still an album, that I kissed like her ex-boyfriend. Needless to say, I was puzzled. And curious, so I asked what she meant.

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No More Nkem joy chime
Poetry 31

Bright colours… That’s what I thought of when my lover swept me off my feet — literally — and spun, as I screamed in dizzying delight. Happiness swirled in my…More

Bros - nantygreens
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As a resident of this town, you just had to get used to their noise. I could hear them from their position at my window, they just wouldn’t let me…More

The Visitors nantygreens
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It was few days to the New Year and I was sitting in my living room enjoying myself with my fully-charged phone. I was chatting with a couple of friends…More

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