Vacancy! Vacancy! Vacancy!
by: Akuboh Benjamin Mopa The ‘Duke of Daura’ would be vacating Aso Rock next year and the country is set to have a new leader. Do you have what it…
A housewife’s manifesto in fifteen paragraphs
by: Juliet Ikegwuonu If you are reading this, you are a new bride. It wasn’t easy but you cleaved through the horde of scantily dressed ladies to become Chief’s 4th…
A believer’s appeal to unnecessarily over-enthusiastic believers
by: Kayode-Dada Ifeoluwa Lois Hypothetically, three girls have been invited to a pool party on Victoria Island. In their excitement, none of them properly read the invite, hence: the first…
Children of reason and righteousness
Notes of a finally woke and justifiably angry young person. by: Akunna James-Ibe August 24, 2022 Somebody should hold me o. Ah! I’m furious. Enraged. Incensed. Irate. Embittered. Righteous anger…
Announcing the Longlist: 2022 Prize for Satire
We are excited to finally identify the longlisted entrants for the third edition of the Prize for Satire competition. Even though we received a total of 145 entries, this year’s…
Satire 0-1 News: Photoshopped suspects, clerics in space agency, and other stories
Facts are oftentimes stranger than fiction just as news is oftentimes more hilarious than satire. We live in a world (or country?) where journalists have, without intending it, become greater comedians than professional humorists. Don’t believe us? Keep reading.
World Satire Day: Punocracy awards prize winners, holds webinar
The platform had earlier announced the winners of the prize, which was judged by Elnathan John, a Germany-based Nigerian author of satirical blockbuster, Be(com)ing Nigerian; and Chuma Nwokolo, a lawyer, publisher and author who wrote, among others, The Ghost of Sani Abacha.
Odueso, Olajide, Nzere clinch top spots in 2020 satire prize contest
Oluwatimilehin Odueso, Favour Olajide, and Solomon Nzere have emerged the top entrants in this year’s prize for satire competition organised by Punocracy. Odueso’s How to raise a true believer was adjudged the overall best entry by the judges, followed by Olajide’s The Next Nigerian Leader: A reality TV show, and Nzere’s The Gospelpreneur — Letter to David.
Shortlist: 2020 Punocracy Prize for Satire
Winners of the prize for the literature category will be announced a week from now and will be awarded, alongside the honorably mentioned contestants, at the World Satire Day event scheduled to take place in November.
How to gain the ‘yahoo boy’ tag
You have to identify as Nigerian. Nigerian Prince is not synonymous with internet fraud for no reason. Internet fraud is a divine talent that mostly Nigerian young men can display. If you think it is a lie, remember what happened in 2019, when the US authorities announced charges against 80 people for an internet scam and money laundering of over $46 million. Weren’t 77 of the indicted people Nigerians?