All posts by Kay Ade Greins

Kay Ade Greins is an eccentric storyteller who likes thrillers, mysteries and conspiracies more than the way an ant likes sugar. He is currently working on a compilation of his short stories alongside doing the research of his debut novel. His works have appeared in Al-fahm magazine, Naijastories, Elsieisy, amongst many others.

The Water Police

Inspired by an urban myth in Opobo, Rivers state. *** The natural police doesn’t wear black uniform or hold old carbine rifles with cellotaped magazines. It doesn’t collect bribe. It doesn’t wear bullet proof vest on top a native dress. It doesn’t pursue you when you offend, instead, you go and meet it, and its … Continue reading The Water Police

Five Signs and Mistakes with a Doom

My friend, Titi, always said the head witch in my village has my picture in her hands and that she was always staring at it. I had always refuted that claim, but today after five neglected signs, mistakes and doom, I accepted without any fuzz. The First Mistake 7:00am The Monday morning started well. You … Continue reading Five Signs and Mistakes with a Doom

The House At The Hilltop

We walked off the street into the bush that led up the hill. I had last seen Chris around this bush, not knowing he had escaped under Vincent’s watch. Here I am helping Vincent to catch Chris before the Kapol discover the escape. The house we were going to was up the hill and it … Continue reading The House At The Hilltop

The Good Lagos Samaritan

I hate Lagos. I have always hated it. It is the home to many: the rich in the island, the average in mainland, and the poor in the slums like Ajegunle. Lagos is overcrowded, which is one of the reasons I hate Lagos. That particular day, I had just closed from office, a shop that … Continue reading The Good Lagos Samaritan