All posts by Emmanuel Ezeagwu

A freelance writer and editor, an essayist whose essay into novel writing proved abortive.

A Typical Morning in Lagos (Commuting from the Mainland to the Island)

The alarm of his touchscreen smartphone rang continuously. Bernard shot up from his bed not without a sigh, as he normally did especially after the long weekends. Monday was one of his worst days. He knew in an instant that it was 4am before dismissing the alarm. This day, as with every other Monday, he … Continue reading A Typical Morning in Lagos (Commuting from the Mainland to the Island)

A Eulogy to Death (Expanded from conventional African wisdom)

We are born to die – if not now then later. In other words, we live to die. Death is the common destiny of man – all men no matter of what race, sex, age, status or the god they serve. Whether one likes it or not, one will face Death ultimately. It is only … Continue reading A Eulogy to Death (Expanded from conventional African wisdom)