Bane of my Bone; Stress of my Flesh

You do not want to take too much of a direct approach when trying to tell your Igbo relatives about the fact that you don’t intend to get married. I believe I can take the liberty of saying that the same applies to any Nigerian family as well; cutting across tribe, and the parameter of … Continue reading Bane of my Bone; Stress of my Flesh

Call For Entries –  Oyo State @ 40 Poetry And Art Anthology

Call For Entries – Oyo State @ 40 Poetry And Art Anthology

CALL FOR ENTRIES  OYO STATE @ 40 POETRY AND ART ANTHOLOGY   Society of Young Nigerian Writers In collaboration with Ibadan Book Club and Oyo State Interparty Youth Forum (Oyo State @ 40 Poetry and Art Anthology) Rules for Submission Only poems and art works are allowed Entrants are to submit Minimum of 4 poems … Continue reading Call For Entries – Oyo State @ 40 Poetry And Art Anthology

How the Witches Follow You from the Village

The title says it all, folks. ***This has the purview of, but is not limited to, familiar spirits, karishikas, mammy and pappy waters, (with other loyal subjects of the marine kingdom), annoying neighbours, oga’s wife/husband, mother-in-laws, haters, frenemies, stalkers and famzers, gold-digging boyfriends/girlfriends, as well as the sour-faced old man/woman who lives at the end … Continue reading How the Witches Follow You from the Village

Forbidden Love (episode 3)

  If you haven’t read the previous episode, please click episode 2 After I was done with what I was doing, I decided to open the message that I received earlier. I took my phone and cuddled up in bed before finally opening the message. I hissed when I saw this because it was just one … Continue reading Forbidden Love (episode 3)

my first kiss

My First Kiss (Episode 13)

Izuchukwu drove his Toyota Corolla into the parking lot of a popular eatery. A quick dinner; a welcome break from his niece’s cooking. The bitter leaf soup she served him the previous evening had salt as its main ingredient. Ngozi had mentioned, with pride, that she prepared a potful of it. Izuchukwu was certain that … Continue reading My First Kiss (Episode 13)

A Tale of Him and Her

  She had no identity and he had too many. They met by what they believed was chance’s manipulation, on the day marking the apex of their individual frustrations with the lives they’d been leading for more years than they cared to count. With everyday that passed for those years to grow, life’s value became … Continue reading A Tale of Him and Her

Horror in the world: Victims and Victors (Short story)

Horror in the world: Victims and Victors (Short story)

This has to be rated the shortest and the most eye opening event I’ve ever witnessed. The horrors in this world cannot fully be enumerated because more and more horrors spring up by the second, faster than anyone is able to take count off any longer. From the corner that’s the window in my  room, … Continue reading Horror in the world: Victims and Victors (Short story)