All posts by Alade Abayomi Idris

I came from a large family. My father, before his death was an engineer and my mother, a petty trader. I read Theatre Arts at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education and University of Benin. I have published several poems, short stories and articles for online community. My books "Ugly Ones In A Beautiful Garden", and "Eclipse" are published on Amazon.
After School – What Are You Remembered For?

After School – What Are You Remembered For?

I was on my secondary school Facebook group some days ago, after I had commented on a picture, the guy that commented after me said “ha!!! Na this boy wey dey always speak big big oyinbo be this”. I laughed after reading the comment. I looked at his profile picture hoping I would be able … Continue reading After School – What Are You Remembered For?

Not What It Used To Be (Part Two)

(Continuation) “Yes.” Chibuike continued. “He died because there was no money to pay for what Mazi Ogbulafor said our mother should buy. Father, when asked to bring money, recited his usual slogan, no money. Mother sold all her goods when her husband wouldn’t turn up only for daddy to take the money where mother kept … Continue reading Not What It Used To Be (Part Two)