Punocracy holds first Prize for Satire award ceremony, declares Nov. 9 World Satire Day
“We could easily tell you that according to history books, November 9, 1989, was when East Germany denounced the Berlin Wall after which German citizens tore it down, and how we want the day to fit into this narrative of freedom and absence of censorship. Or we could tell you that November 9 (11/9) is actually an inversion of 9/11 and tie this to how there are always alternative, civilised ways of venting grievances … But the truth is it is just a convenient date for us.”
Satire 0-1 News: Flood destroys Nigerian prison as inmates escape, praying for BH, 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…
Shortlist: 2019 Punocracy Prize for Satire
The jury is still out on the question of who the top three entrants are. But having published all longlisted entries for the prize, we’re glad to finally announce those submissions that made the shortlist.
Governor Yahaya Bello Says Importation of Military Equipment Meant for the New State-Sponsored Movie
[Lokoja]—The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, after days of uncomfortable silence has finally revealed that the military equipment intercepted by men of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) was actually meant…