a cover spread of Writing for Media and Monetising It by Azu Ishiekwene

Thrills, Joys and Surprises of Selling

Kelly’s principle of 1,000 true fans says that a true fan is someone who will buy anything and everything you produce. This rule of true fans says that to be a successful creator, you don’t need millions. Not millions of dollars or millions of clients or millions of customers. If you’re happy to make a living, and not a fortune, you need just 1k true fans who will climb any mountain, cross any river, and jump any hurdle to buy a minimum quantity of what you have produced over a period of time

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an image of Azu and Sam Amuka with Azu's new book 'Writing for Media and Monetising It'

What’s in a Book? You’ll Never Know, Until…

You don’t know I’m called Daddy DJ?” he joked in response to my puzzled look. Sam Amuka, I know. Uncle Sam, I know. Who doesn’t? He is the Jimmy Breslin of Nigeria’s journalism. Writing about Breslin, who died seven years ago at 88, Tom Wolfe described him as, “The greatest columnist of my era.” And that, from Wolfe, a master of the craft in his own right, says a lot.

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students in a classroom writing an exam with a blackboard in front of them

Mmesoma: What really happened?

Candidates get their results through one of two means: either by SMS or through the JAMB portal. The board has gone to extraordinary lengths to ensure that both methods are significantly secure. Of course, there are numerous fake sites offering everything from “upgrade” of JAMB scores to “self-service results,” complete with options for grades a la carte. I guess you would find similar Ochanja markets, even for politicians

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