• FINALE – Creative Non-Fiction Please click each contestants name below to read their entry for the final week: Ekari Mbvundula Alexandra Suyi Davies Okungbowa Once you are done reading, you can visit the VOTING page to vote for your favourite contestant. TNC Admin No responses June 3, 2016
  • When Happy Hurts On a sweltering harmattan afternoon when I was nine, my father lied to me for the first time. “You’re special,” he said. I had just emerged from an entrance exam into a prestigious Government Navy Secondary School in Maiduguri. We sat under the shade of a neem tree at the edge of the school’s football […] 'Suyi Davies Okungbowa 15 responses June 3, 2016
  • Straight Through The Heart At 6 years old, dying is something that happens to other people. Actually, it doesn’t happens at all, outside of funny (temporary) cartoon deaths and some distant relatives whose funerals you aren’t allowed to attend anyway. Aside from playing dead with your tongue hanging out oh-so-convincingly, you do know one thing for sure – that […] Ekari Mbvundula 45 responses June 3, 2016
  • Made Of Salt I grew up in Badagry, a coastal town on the edge of Lagos, Nigeria. So I spent most of my growing years by the beach. It wasn’t the usual gated, busy type of beach, full of hustling vendors, the occasional pickpocket and people looking for ways to show off their bodies in skimpy beachwear. I […] Alexandra 36 responses June 3, 2016