The Yorubas say if you want to catch a monkey you have to act like one. It’s the perfect scam. The three shells game known to every driver, tout and conductor in every motor garage across the nation. It’s a game of chance that involves three upturned cups or shells and one stone. The … Continue reading To Hustle a Hustler…….by Tony Ogunlowo
“Reverend, this has gotten out of normal’’ I said speaking via my mobile phone. “ May the peace of mother Mary be upon you, Ronke, Please carry on in good faith and continue to pray as usual”. “Father, my neighbor is now haunting me” I said still breathing hard and relayed the story … Continue reading FORGIVE ME SHIRLEY. (Part 2)
Theresa stood grinning stupidly in the motor park. Her hands clutching her behind as she felt the “shit” trying to fight its way out of her bowels. It was harmattan season but Theresa was sweating. “I will not shit in my pants” she said therapeutically to herself. All the buses going from Agbado to Ijoko … Continue reading A Bowel Struggle
A castle or a cottage I may build one to completion Or not so complete In the home town of my birth for a holi-day a summer rest Completed or not A size may matter But if in delay-ance The grim reaper reaps A mere rigid castle Perhaps ready made awaits! … Continue reading Coffin
Poem: We Don’t Need No Western Boots We don’t need no western boots, Coming to our land with their minds set to loot. We don’t need no western boots, Troubling our land and acting like crooks. Africa lays reeling under these big brothers’ rules, So, No we don’t need any more western boots. We don’t … Continue reading We Don’t Need No Western Boots
I AM A LAGOSIAN Garri, Indomie, Gala and Lacasera have saved more lifes than the Nigerian Red cross. A complete balanced diet for a proper Lasgididan of which I’m a number one fan. The unbeatable trio gradually captured our stomachs and became a Lagosians best food. What on earth will I have done without the … Continue reading I Am A Lagaosian
Why Do Married Men Sleep Around And Cast Aspersion On Women Who Do Similar Thing? I decided to write this article because of a conversation I had the unfortunate privilege to hear. Obviously, these were guys who were having this conversation, and the things that came out of their mouth were shocking even to me … Continue reading Why Do Married Men Sleep Around And Cast Aspersion On Women Who Do Similar Thing?