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Cold 2: Revelations

Everyone stared intently at the Priest before the altar. He was becoming a bore. It was the mass before Christmas and Fr. Newborn was taking time too much than necessary; it was as though he didn’t realize the urgency with which the guys hoped to cause mayhem in the streets of Awka: the Anambra state … Continue reading Cold 2: Revelations

The Fall Of Oshodi

I boarded a bus home from Charity, the same way I’ve been doing the past three months I started working around that area. Today was an unusual day; this I could tell because it quickly fell dark. I didn’t bother to check my wristwatch for the time because my inner clock had already supplied it … Continue reading The Fall Of Oshodi

Love me, even in dark times.

Love me, even in dark times.

“Don’t go baby!” She cried out, her body writhing in sync with her voice. “Doc, help her, she’s in pain.” The gentleman turned to look at me in distraught. I remained speechless, pretending to be too engrossed in what I was detailing to the Nurses with me. I heard the wife speak faintly. “Don’t leave … Continue reading Love me, even in dark times.

Let us have sex

“Let’s make love!” She announced to my happy hearing. I wasted no time in saying yes. We didn’t bother to continue deceiving ourselves with preambles. As young adults we both knew what we wanted, and how to get it wasn’t going to be a problem anymore. We agreed to meet up at her father’s garage … Continue reading Let us have sex

Welcome to Lagos: Inside the bus (S1E2)

  In loving memory of the last episode of  The Welcome to Lagos series, Danfo palavas (which can be found here by the way ), I offer you this sequel to ease your pains with as much quantum of laughter as you can muster. If you live in Lagos, and you’ve never noticed these categories … Continue reading Welcome to Lagos: Inside the bus (S1E2)

Cracked Sources S1E6

E6: “O my God! You look much better. How do you feel?” “Fine I think.” Both ladies hug it out, two days without their usual gossip, work wasn’t the same in her absence. Anna broke off the embrace to munch on the chocolate bar calling out to her – they were her Achilles heel. Asides … Continue reading Cracked Sources S1E6

I am a monster.

  Short story: I am a monster I hit her. Yes, I did, she provoked me and I could take it no longer. “You’re a weakling,” My father shouted over the phone, threatening to beat me the same way I did my wife of five months whenever he got back to town from his trip … Continue reading I am a monster.

Love us like a Fairytale

A self contained spin off story from Love like a fairytale; focusing more on Nneka, Nkiru’s sister. It’s adapted from the last episode of Love like a Fairytale. For the story before this, see Love like a fairytale (E1 -7) available here: E1 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairy-tale-episode-one/ E2 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-2/ E3 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-3-real-deal/ E4 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-4/ E5 … Continue reading Love us like a Fairytale

Cracked Sources S1E5

S1E5 “Baby” “Yes love, how are you?” “I’m ill.” “Have the day off to rest. I’ll have Jerry come take you to the hospital soon” “Thanks for knowing my mind” “It’s nothing. Take care of yourself till he gets there” Andrew dropped his phone. He heaved a sigh of relief – needs like this scared … Continue reading Cracked Sources S1E5

Cracked Sources S1E4

S1E4 As Agnes left the office, she went past her office space straight to the elevator, her friend Beatrice, who’s on the 10th floor. “You won’t believe what the Greek gods just blessed my eyes with now”. “What is it that’ll be interesting enough to make me want to leave this load of work before … Continue reading Cracked Sources S1E4

Cracked Sources S1E3

S1E3 The overhauling process was over. Luckily, no one was fired, but a lot of changes had taken place. Among many, Anna’s no longer a paralegal for Patrick, but now for Andrew, and Patrick didn’t find it funny – apparently he liked having Anna around which according to him, was the reason he always gave … Continue reading Cracked Sources S1E3

Cracked Sources (S1E2)

: Episode one is available here http://www.naijastories.com/2016/06/cracked-sources-s1e1/ S1E2 It’s the day of the big unveil – The CEO, Mr. Akin, made the announcement. Mark, his only son, is to take over the mantle of CEO with effect from next Monday, and he wanted his efficient, and hardworking employees to know ahead of the public announcement … Continue reading Cracked Sources (S1E2)

Cracked Sources (S1E1)

Cracked Sources S1E1: The Starting Anna was new to the entire scenario of office romance. Sure her budding relationship with Andrew was way pass the admiration level, but she didn’t entirely understand where it was now, or actually what it was between them; probably because they had sex that one time when they both worked … Continue reading Cracked Sources (S1E1)