The Almost Kiss, set in modern Nigeria, narrates the story of Chioma Okafor who is pressured by her over-ambitious mother into an unwanted romantic relationship with Uche, a young, sophisticated university lecturer. Chioma yields to her mother's pressure, hoping she would eventually fall in love with Uche as her mother had assured her, but she never did.
Nick Nwaogu is a Nigerian writer, blogger, physicist, and computer programmer.
Before starting his writing career, he’d already made a name, locally and internationally, as a seasoned Internet entrepreneur and tech savvy. At 19, he co-founded an exclusive social network for students of his university, which later expanded and grew to over one-million registered members in less than three years.
He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 IT Leaders West Africa Summit, where he gave an exceptional thirty-minute lecture on the role of social media and mobile in developing nations. His success story has been told by Vanguard, TheGuardian, African Business Review, Yahoo! News, and TechCrunch, just to mention a few.