Papa had something to do We had no idea whatever it was “I must do this as I would,” “I can fight again, just like in those wars.” The Umunna would be meeting soon In our compound, this afternoon Men to talk with red caps and titles Boys to serve palm wine bought by Titus … Continue reading OLD AND ILL (Poem)
Obed sounded his car’s horn as he approached the big black oil-painted metal designer gate and barbwire high fence. He checked his heavy, high-quality gold Police wristwatch; it was a few minutes past 1 p.m. “Who de there? Take am easy de blow that thing this hot afternoon! Here na big man place,” a thick … Continue reading How To Get A Loan
1. THE ENCOUNTER Sandie knew he was the one. She was a million percent sure about that. The tiny scar on his right arm proved it. His head was still as round as ever, like an orange, with healthy-looking short black hair on it. His complexion had darkened a bit, now chocolate-brown and he now … Continue reading Birds of Prey
I am being led into the prison building, alongside Nkem and Obinna, my lodgemates. We just alighted from the black Toyota Hilux vehicle still parked outside. The police boss is behind us with two other police officers; one drove us here and is standing beside the vehicle, the other one is guarding our backs, his … Continue reading What The Hell!
Esther and I communicated a lot via social media chatting. It all felt like a long-distance relationship to me and I wasn’t cut out for such; more especially, because of the fact that I had not yet told her my mind. It did not seem manly enough to me to propose to a girl over … Continue reading Happy Independence!
Our father, which art in Heaven Hallowed be thy name, thy Kingdom come Thy will be done on earth, as it is in Heaven Give us this month our monthly bread… I paused writing immediately I discovered the error in my answer. I smiled. Our monthly bread? I asked myself. Surely this was not written … Continue reading The Bloodband 1 (Our Monthly Bread)