Anote Ajeluorou has a great assessment of Nigerian writing in the short story genre. Great review, I would sag:
"Over the years Nigerian writers have latched on the short story format as a significant medium to express their creative ingenuity, however, no other year has this genre occupied a central place than in 2009.
Of course, the short story format has been exploited by Nigerian writers over the years with amazing results."
Read the rest of the article here.