”An Endemic Of Cheating Husbands Part 2”

Zee was staring at her laptop screen; tears were running down her cheeks. Ali ‘’ are you still there.’’ Zee’’ I was thinking about my life.’’ Ali   ‘’ don’t think too much you will become depressed.’’ Zee’’ I asked Faruk about   his area of specialization; ‘’He was surprised’ ’he told me Ob gyn’’ He looked … Continue reading ”An Endemic Of Cheating Husbands Part 2”

#3 Predator Meets Prey

#3 Predator Meets Prey

Okon had seen his face. When he turned away from locking his car he had briefly locked eyes with the other man. It had been barely for a second but it was enough. The gateman’s face ran through a mix of emotions: recognition, surprise, disbelief before finally settling into a lewd, secret smile. He had … Continue reading #3 Predator Meets Prey

The Rising Glint Part 1

December 1968 Ogbete Coal Mine Digging was continuing in spite of flooding in many chambers. Sweltering temperatures and cramped, claustrophobic conditions, meant the miners could hardly breathe, yet the work had to be done. Ogbete, the most productive coal mine in the whole of Nigeria, had scaled down production because of the civil war. Deep … Continue reading The Rising Glint Part 1

Dusk Dirge

It is dawn and still we snore on,still we dream of tomorrows, even though today is staring us in the face. We ignore the cockrel’s wake up crow, ignore the sun slating through leaking roofs onto our faces. We dream on. Of monstrously huge mansions, armed convoys and better tomorrows. The Nigerian Dream. The world … Continue reading Dusk Dirge

To The Ones Succeeding Me

To The Ones Succeeding Me

You’ve made it!!! Among thousands of students who applied, you were selected. Wrong, not selected like in other parts of the world, but you merited it, you passed. Medical school admission is not something you’re given, you take it by force. Since the time of John Hopkins, the colleges of medicine have suffered violence, and … Continue reading To The Ones Succeeding Me