My Travel to the Countryside for a Family Event!

It was about 11.00 am on a Friday morning, we were five in the car and travelling to ‘ISEYIN’, the town used for the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) camp in Oyo State, Nigeria. It was a family occasion and also an opportunity to tour and experience the countryside. The single carriage road that connected … Continue reading My Travel to the Countryside for a Family Event!

Submissions now open for the Naijastories Anthology

Submissions now open for the Naijastories Anthology

Submissions open July 1 – July 31 2011. Send entries to anthology@naijastories.com If the story you’re submitting is yours, email should have the subject line SUBMISSION/ STORY TITLE with the story pasted inside, no attachments. At the beginning of the email, please include your full name, brief biography (50 words), contact information, and word count. … Continue reading Submissions now open for the Naijastories Anthology

A Myriad

A Myriad

Oh what an open world Mothers caressing their children Fathers fleeing Leaving moms and kids to fend for themselves Complicating lives; leaving homes abandoned and desolate   Oh what an open world Government developing into bottlenecks The populace crying to no avail   Oh what an open world This world; an open world Men and … Continue reading A Myriad

Farafina Trust Literary Evening!

Farafina Trust Literary Evening!

The Farafina Trust creative writing workshop ends this Saturday, 2nd of July, 2011 with a literary evening at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos where certificates will be presented to all the participants. Asides this presentation, there will be readings by several African authors; Chimamanda Adichie, Eghosa Imasuen, Binyavanga … Continue reading Farafina Trust Literary Evening!

A Hard Knock Life On Black Sisters’ Street – A Review

A Hard Knock Life On Black Sisters’ Street – A Review

Book: On Black Sisters’ Street Author: Chika Unigwe Publisher: Vintage Year of Publication: 2010 Source: Amazon In this era of human trafficking and modern day slavery, particularly sex trafficking; On Black Sisters’ Street (OBSS) is a book close to my heart. It is a surprise that it has taken me this long to get round … Continue reading A Hard Knock Life On Black Sisters’ Street – A Review

I Love Her

I Love Her

Then I wrote: ‘To her, the one that replaces living In my giving state of her staying’ Confused in love, She repeated the shout for interpretation. Then I wrote: ‘Then a season will come, We shall, like falcons Stroll along the smiling face of the sun’