It’s been 30 something years now when last I was 5+, try as hard as I may, I’m not sure I remember much details about what happened then. Maybe if someone had made a journal out of my life, I would have stories to tell. However, I recall a time we went to the village […]
We are men, am not starting on a masochistic rant. Neither am I patriarchally sexist. Let’s just say we, whether we own a penis or a vagina are all men. The nature of human is to always strive for perfection but the nature of nature is to never let humans find perfection. Nature tips the […]
My name is Chibuzor, Buzor for short, I’m once one of the numerous frustrated Nigerian graduates as the society would call us. But destiny has it way of re-writing my misguided and hopeless pathway, nevertheless sharing my story with you might help re-ignite the dying passion of a young person out there. Immediately after my […]
It wasn’t that it was sheer, Definitely, wearing it I could bear, But when people stopped and looked, I started thinking, ‘My goose is cooked,’ Why are they staring at me that way? Maybe I shouldn’t have worn pantyhose today, When I walked passed them boys, Ah, they really can be toys, My mother saw […]
“You need to end that with ‘Yours sincerely’ son” Theo said to Simon. They had just finished writing a letter addressed to his family in London. “Okay! I’m done Sir” Simon said as he folded the piece of paper neatly, enclosed it in an envelope,and sealed it with a red stamp.”Is there anything else you […]
I wasn’t sure if Sanam would forgive me, but I thought I should try harder by patronising her friend’s saloon. The saloon was definitely not the type I visited with all the middle class clients, I felt terrible there, the things I was doing for the sake of Asad, putting my sanity on the line. […]
I can’t stress how much I appreciate the reader support on this article. For those that have been following, I am very grateful. In case you haven’t read the past series, or missed some, here are the links to them [Chapter ----» One , Two, Three, Four and Five . ] Thank You.
My late husband wrote his son as the heir to all his properties but everything should be under my control until he reached the age of twenty-one. I was the happiest woman in the world even though his younger brother had been coming arguing that I killed his brother because I wanted to inherit everything. […]
“Whose voice was that?” Vivian asked, as she dropped her purse on the closest couch, making her way to my bedroom. “It’s not what you think…” I followed her, explaining as much as I could. “Oh, I think I know what’s going on.” she said. Just as Vivian was about to open the bedroom door, […]
… “I said, I gave him your number…look anyway babes I have to run! My lunch break is over! He might call you soon so please answer your phone.” And with that Toke hung up. Baffled, all Labake could do was to hold her phone in mid-air and wonder at her friend. Only Toke could […]
“Move…move…move we don’t have much time”. The noise of heavy boots filled the air as troopers loaded the Black Maria. ‘Click-clack’; everyone adjusted their rifle as they got into the Black Maria. Every part of Camp 14 seemed to be filled with little green men and orders rendered in the air. Soon enough, the engines […]
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“REPARATION” When they came, they came With their waste of gibberish sermon Which tore us apart and put a paste of Hatred among our tribes that once Were bonded with the adhesive tape of love. When they came, their gibberish sermon Made us to prate with sheepish awe While our wealth was crated across the […]
She nearly cried out when she saw her precious Nma’s hair scattered on the sitting room and some been played with by one of her naughty twin sons. She has always prided herself for the upkeep and growth of Nma’s hair. It was soft, full and black. She was always experimenting with her daughter in […]
LAMENTATIONS OF AN UGLY GIRL (XVIII) Why do you people (I mean unmarked people) generally assume that we Lined people are illiterates, I mean why? *would get to this later* “Moji what’s good nah? How is my baby kicking in there?” he said as we approached the last cubicle in the room. “Which baby did […]