All posts by Ife Olujuyigbe

I'm a writer and an ardent lover of words.

Corni Corni

Cornelius has done it again. Foolish boy! His mother gossips in the corner of the market while the boy messes himself up.  Last week, he touched Omalicha’s okrika cloth-collection with soiled hands. It took five of us to deliver him from her slaps. Five. Cornis’ poopoo is legendary. It sends his mother’s customers away. Nobody … Continue reading Corni Corni

Cold hands

  The one-sided smile on his face disappeared as he sneezed and sputtered a generous amount of phlegm. Then it returned, twice as cold. The turn-out had been massive, with women in golden heels, bust-revealing attires, head gears of varying radii, and men in brightly colored agbadas and babarigas. The highlife music blaring from the … Continue reading Cold hands