All posts by Ajenifuja Adetokunbo

Ajenifuja Adetokunbo attended Federal college of Educaton, Akoka, Lagos, where he studied Fine/Applied Arts as a profession. He also has a passion in literature. He is inspired by authors like Chinua achebe, Cyprian Ekwensi, Eddie Iroh and others. He is here to educate and inspire in his own little way, and he appreciates feedback from readers. As usual, he is either found romancing his writing pen or sexing his drawing/painting tools. You can check out my blog http//:ajenifu-ja@blogspot.com

The flaming stone (Episode 1)

Chattering, laughing and squealing, they flocked along the red-dusted road, each with empty water-pots, clad in nothing but tie-dye clothing around breasts and waists. The leaves crunched beneath their bare feet. Far above, squirrels and birds were hopping from tree to tree, bush to bush, singing and whistling. The sun was sinking into the orange-blue … Continue reading The flaming stone (Episode 1)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 10)

Janet stands still, like a stone figure; her face is terribly blank, eyes wide. Right here, my spines wobble within me, from a cold shiver. A two-month Pregnancy? The question probes my mind. Silence has crash-landed upon the room; like the one at the funeral of a young deceased. I can’t deny the fact that … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 10)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 6)

  “Oh, no,” I shake my head, “I don’t even know how to thank you.” “Really?” Her face brightens, smile perching on her lips. “I…I wonder how you get to know.” “You submitted your credentials on my desk, didn’t you?” “Oh, thanks for being so kind, boss. I must say, you are the kindest boss … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 6)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 5)

  Confused, I push the door open. The traffic is worsening on this lane. I cautiously pass through the slow-moving cars. On getting to the rowdy scene, I move towards the crowd along the ATM house if I could see Mathew, the secretary, and the driver. “Please, carry him!” “Let’s get a car, quick, quick” … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 5)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 4)

  She’s in the hospital,” her voice shivers, “It has started again.” Oh! This woman would cause me a heart attack. I could feel my blood reducing pressure, from 99 degree boiling point. Mama has been suffering from depression since the demise of her lovely husband. And she would try to console herself with alcohol, … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 4)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 2)

  ADAEZE Walking across the reception, the salutations from the workers are almost pushing me off my high-heels. “Good morning ma!” “You are welcome, ma’am” “Morning Madam!” My response to each personnel is “Hi, morning!” This is my twentieth response from inside the elevator, thirteen floors down. And occasionally, I spice my greetings with a … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 2)

The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 1)

Narrated in point of view of two main characters…YINKA and ADAEZE   YINKA At first, the droning of the bus and Mama’s voice sounded as if echoing from miles and miles away between my half sleep and half consciousness. Then later, her voice was hurting my ears, almost replacing the cold wind with hot one. … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 1)