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African Bedtime Stories (1) By Godwin C. Nwaogwugwu

A collection of popular African stories and folk tales written in simple English language with picture illustrations to interest Children of all ages. The book is a family favorite designed to document and pass on the rich African heritage through the art of story-telling

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In a small town in South-eastern Nigeria, a hard-working mom made a fire between three mud stands stuffed with firewood. A huge clay pot containing yam tubers boiled on top of the fire, while she blended a mixture of local spices, pepper, salt, and red palm oil. Her four children sat in a circle on an old raffia mat, legs folded. Dinner was served; boiled yam with red palm oil. The children ate from the same bowl. Hardly full, they made up with gulps of water fetched from a nearby stream. Their father, who ate from the same bowl with his wife, stretched himself on a long isle chair, as he relaxed over a fresh cup of palm wine and enjoyed the cool, gentle night breeze. 

A shiny full moon soon appeared in the sky surrounded by myriads of heavenly stars. Without the moon you could almost touch the tick darkness that enveloped the compound. Frogs, crickets and owls blended their usual musical rhythm of ‘whip-frog-or-whip owl’. The Children sang along with their mother, as she told moonlight tales; the African bedtime stories. 

Africa is blessed with rich culture that is transmitted from one generation to another through folk tales and songs. Unfortunately, that beautiful culture is gradually getting consumed by modern civilization. 

Grab a copy of ‘African Bedtime Stories’ and bring the fun back to the African family the way it used to be. Teach your children morals, when they grow up, they won’t let you down. 

That is what this publication is about. 

-      Godwin Nwaogwugwu



About The Author

Mr. Godwin C. Nwaogwugwu was born at Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. He is the Founder of the ImoOnline Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme (A grantee of US Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria) and ‘GeeCee Book Club’ (African Children Book Club) to promote readership and literary achievements among African children. He studied at Obizi High School, Mbaise; Federal University of Technology, Owerri Imo State, Nigeria; and Strayer University, Washington DC, USA. He worked at the World Bank HQ, Washington DC, USA, as well as other multi-lateral agencies and development institutions,  and was once the Board Secretary of the prestigious World Bank Art Society.


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Godwin C. Nwaogwugwu

 A Syndicated Nigerian

As Featured On Ezine Articles

Published Articles:


*The History Of Nigeria

*Smart Tips to Beat Internet Scammers

*How to Avoid Ebusiness That Doesn’t Bring Business?

* How A Small Organization Can Develop It’s Own Scorecard
* Developing E-Business For Small Businesses In Nigeria
* Is Rape Official In Nigerian Universities And Colleges?
* Nigeria's Irresponsible Leaders

Black History

Prof Wole Soyinka

Marcus Garvey


Malcolm X

Queen Amina


Chinua Achebe

Dr. Nelson Mandela


Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Martin Luther King (Jr)



Aguiyi Ironsi

Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

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Nigerian-American Information Initiative (NAII) Public Affairs Unit, US Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria Donated a VSAT equipment and an IBM server for Internet connectivity at the job training center
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