The sudden swoosh of current beneath them made their canoe to tilt which awoke Ikedi from his slumber, he quietly got hold of his paddle and started paddling once more pretending not to see the expression on Nyone’s face. when he realised that they have left the familiar part of the river and were now … Continue reading ”Ikedi and the rivers Myth”
Cherry blossoms floated from the tree tops. Gently they fell. Silence… No, the absence of sound punctuated by earth being displaced. As the weight got heavier so did it weigh on those who surrounded her. She was unaware, her life at an end. Around her
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
I’m Obinna a child of destiny, well maybe not so great a destiny. Right now my life is fizzling out, i feel life leaving my body with every minute. I’m part of the majority of the unfortunate Africans infected with this world dreaded virus call AIDS, my world almost fell apart the day i got … Continue reading Dark Rose
Taking a look back at the year I forcus my attention on what I have earned Is it really worth all I have given Oh my, I feel like I have been ridden I don’t like it when am taken for a joke Expecting wine but am getting coke My hopes getting high like voltage … Continue reading Why Me!??
You were just informed that you were nominated as part of the 5-man delegate you were just informed that you were nominated as part of the 5-man delegate to pay a visit to mr Alakija- the security officer who have been absent from work for over two months. You wondered why the information came late … Continue reading Love Test
The lecture hall was packed to the brim with students, and the number of people standing exceeded the number of people sitting, the lecturer’s tiny voice was not helping matters, Jane from where she was sitting on the sixth row of chairs had a difficult time hearing the lecture. Some students have given up hope … Continue reading The Other Side Of Silence
EPISODE 1 (The preface) There was an unusual calmness in the early hours of that Friday just 3weeks into the new semester. The hostel was known for its liveliness and a lot of movements could be heard even in odd hours during the night owing to the fact that someone was always throwing a party. I guess … Continue reading Da Hub EPISODE 1 (The preface)
It was magical All the excitement that had filled my system since he proposed Butterflies flying around my tommy The silent giggles whenever his thoughts or face flashed through my mind And then the D-day came Obviously the event planners knew their onions The arrangement and planning was on point Family,guest all had a nice … Continue reading Is Love Really Enough?
The weather was humid in the farm. The farm grains had been harvested for the season and the bigger animals had already pounced on the leftovers in the mounds. The clammy weather made movement so difficult for Ife and the rest of his clansmen who were prone to walking on their bellies. They’re Tailor Ants … Continue reading Homeless
The weather that morning was gloomy, the clouds overcast the sky like they were on a parade, Uche got up from the bed, he had to go to the local market to purchase some foodstuffs, purchasing things at the local market at Ipoh brought back reminisces about home, Malay women were well versed in the … Continue reading Paradise Lost
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
Amara slowly descended the staircase, step-by-step. Where had everyone gone this Saturday afternoon? Waking up from her short nap, she was shocked to find an empty apartment. Both Mum and Dad were not in their bedroom, and neither was Junior, her younger brother of eleven anywhere to be found. Such had not happened since they … Continue reading Amara.
It was white all over, I couldn’t decipher where I was, all I could feel was some deep awkwardness, and a chilled creepy note of self-consciousness. I had a feeling of run-for-your-life, but couldn’t find my limbs. Am I dead? Is this heaven? Certainly it can’t be hell, as there were neither fire balls nor … Continue reading The Pit
The truck rode up to a makeshift road block manned by three heavily armed men and came to a halt. Two men walked up to the sides of the vehicle and signaled Agents Emeto and Nduka out of the truck, as they complied with their hands in the air, the men trained their rifles on … Continue reading The Cell – 2