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Here is great story from Adewunmi Adekanmbi's Kool Story blog.  Enjoy! Ephesians 4:31 - “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice…” “Your paper is almost worthless.” I was in Dr. Ejike’s office standing with my hands behind my back, a sign of false obeisance. He couldn’t see the fist... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Faceless is a compelling story of children plunged into the streets by poverty and parental neglect. Amma Darko in very graphic details presents sociological issues of child-neglect, gender, child abuse, defilement of girls, child-trafficking, child-labour, and violence. Amma Darko tells the world that every street child has a story, though rarely... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Harvest of Corruption is centred on the venal acts of public servants in a country called Jacassa. The principal public servant in the play is Chief Haladu Ade Amaka, the minister of external relations. He is corrupt and unpatriotic. He is an exploits of the state by robbing her blind in an act referred to as "Pen-robbery.  He has aids,  such as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The play She Stoops to Conquer is based on practical jokes, mistaken identities, and miscommunication interwoven into a comedy of manners. Mrs. Hardcastle wants her ward, Constance to marry Tony Lumpkin who is a drinker and a prankster. Indeed, his pranks lead to confusions and false assumptions. However, there's another suitor, Hastings, who's... Read More
By Madamidola Oladele
 Madamidola Oladele shares a moving story of love and an ill-fated experience. Ouch...! A sonorous voice rang out from behind. It was followed by screams, yells and torrent of abuses on the offender - a young chap who probably did not even realise he had stepped on another's toes. She ranted and ranted and ranted, but got no 'sorry' for her... Read More
By Nnamdi Ehirim
The church bell rang as all church bells so often do: an initial clanging followed by a loud and long, discontinuous echo quite similar to the discontinuous recollection, which almost always accompanies the sound of the bell, of so much we still have left to do, only strung together by the common fact that there is little time to do these little... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Democracy Day is observed annually on May 29. This holiday commemorates the restoration of democracy, when the newly elected Olusegun Obasanjo took office as the President of Nigeria in May 1999 ending multiple decades of military rule that began in 1966. Democracy was briefly restored from 1979 to 1983. The last major military ruler, Gen. Sani... Read More
Teaching??? No way! Why have I been posted to a school for God’s sake?  I mean, I should have been posted to a radio or television station where I could be relevant. What will a Mass Communications graduate like me do in a school? These were my thoughts as I collected my NYSC posting letter. Not only was I posted to a school, it was in a rural... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by difficulties with reading and writing composition, as well as high levels of creativity and ‘big picture’ thinking. Coping with dyslexia can be challenging, but it is possible. With the right attitude, strategies, tools, and support you can not only cope with dyslexia, but have a successful and... Read More
By Abraham Atawodi
Are you a writer? Send your fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and book reviews to editorial@zodml.org for a chance to be featured on our blog. The wind whistled a soulful dirge as it danced lazily around the dark neighbourhood, dodging rooftops and treetops. It ruffled the leaves, shook them spitefully off the tree limbs, and arrayed them haphazardly... Read More


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