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Lasmock Times: 22 Ways To Be A Food Ninja

Lasmock Times: 22 Ways To Be A Food Ninja

If you attended a boarding school—particularly a rugged one like my very own alma mater—you probably know its own version of what we at LASMOCK liked to call food ninjas. To be a food ninja was no small matter. You had to have serious mind and adhere strictly to the food ninja code of honour. … Continue reading Lasmock Times: 22 Ways To Be A Food Ninja

Lasmock Times: Investigative Reporting

Lasmock Times: Investigative Reporting

“That’s my letter! He’s reading my letter!” My frenzied whispers were drawing glances from the students sitting on the floor around me. I should have cared about the attention I was attracting, but I didn’t. Bizzo was reading my letter! To the whole school! It was Tuesday, and it was time for another Hour of … Continue reading Lasmock Times: Investigative Reporting

SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)

SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)

As the taxi drove through the gates and into her brother’s compound, the vague feeling of unrest that had haunted Ada all through the forty five minute flight from Abuja to Lagos heightened. She had a strong feeling that, aside from the problem that had brought her here, something else was terribly wrong. It wasn’t … Continue reading SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)