Once upon a time; There lived a girl whose esteem,cost no dime; She hated her gender; And physique, ‘too tender’; ‘If I were a boy,I would come first place you know?’; ‘But I’m restricted to second,left to make do with down there below’; Once upon a time; Was a teen who called ‘femininity’ a crime; … Continue reading Girl Not Shy
Chapter 1 My name is eric armstrong,right now i’m in difficult times,but as they say trouble has its roots. Here are my roots. *5 years ago* i was 18 and in my final year class.i was an average student,but i wasn’t dumb either.i was always the kid who sat at the back of the class … Continue reading Young Blood
I took a quick look at the clock across the classroom,it was 4:45pm “just 15min more” i thought to myself. Akin Olufemi is my name,i come from a family of 5.i’m the second born among my 3 brothers,i am what most people call ‘SHORT’, i’m also kinda of a nerd,but not an ‘IN-YOUR-FACE-NERD’.it was because … Continue reading The Outcast 1
CHAPTER ONE ******** Crystal couldn’t believe it, she had barely two months left and she would officially be a graduate. It seemed too good to be true. Four years had passed in the blink of an eye. Four years of assignments, endless quiz, exams preparation, presentation e.t.c was about to end. She had her defence … Continue reading Loving the Playboy 1&2
Success means different things to different people. Different races, tribes, school of thought and scholars have different definitions of what success is. Therefore, there is relatively no one-way approach to what success is to different people from different walks of life. To Mr Chima, success maybe when he built a house for his mother. To … Continue reading What Is Success To You?
Life never goes the way you want it, sometimes the unexpected happens. It happened to me too. But that is a story for another time “Hi Ainu” “It is Aina” I said as I turned to face my nemesis “Oh, I know how to pronounce your name. I just wanted to make u angry” Ladies … Continue reading She Is Beautiful Episode 2
Peace is a product of War. You would have seen conflict before you would need peace 01. Christmas Eve, 2068. The day was hot and sweltering even as the last planes departed Africa with the survivor- refugees, to re-inhabit Shanghai, New York, London, Milan and other cities that had been desolate and uninhabitated for about … Continue reading ORDO AB CHAO (Order Comes from Chaos)
-available at okadabooks SYNOPSIS ‘Miss Estabalíz, you should be in jail presently other than sitting in my office staring at my face.’ He said with the show of much anger. She grinned at him. ‘We are all thieves in this world, with the bigger thieves crucifying the smaller one.’ Estabalíz said softly, ‘and there is … Continue reading The Shade of a Dollar
Quietly stepping out, Ozy slowly shut and locked the door to her small self-contained flat, shoved the key down the back pocket of her denim shorts before walking towards the gate. The time was about 6:04 that Saturday morning and the rest of the neighbours were yet to awaken. Ozy was on a mission this … Continue reading Red Paper.
Dear black girl, Your African skin is a rare gem to behold, With depth and richness of melanin it bears. Those who have seen you in person can testify of your stunning ebony beauty, So be comfortable in wearing your black skin. You are different and way more beautiful than you can imagine. You think … Continue reading Black Girl, you’re more Beautiful than you think
It all began on 16th January 2022 when Tinubu died of a heart attack. It was an open-secret that he was gearing up to contest in the 2023 presidential race. Against the unpopular third term ambition of Major-General Buhari (rtd) & against the single term promise made by Atiku. The clouds were gloomy in the … Continue reading The First Female President of Nigeria
There was a country There was hope It was a new leaf A new dawn. Finally The children’s future were bright. And brothers envisaged posterity. Well, why wouldn’t it be? Liberty, after calamity would only birth prosperity. Alas! That vision wouldn’t become history. For verily, As the ghouls were cast out. Demons arose! Greedy, callous … Continue reading There Was A Country
I was led into the house (well it was more of a mansion) by a huge man. He isn’t that huge or maybe he is, considering my height he looks like a giant to me. But to some like Mo Abudu or Kate Henshaw, he’ll be a few inches taller than them. With that description, … Continue reading The Writer Episode 2
Tony almost knock down the aged door as he rushed into the house. The duffel bag he brought in dropped on the chair beside his estranged brother. Dennis turn around and took a cursory look at his brother peeping through the window to see if anyone had followed him. The wide blood stain on his … Continue reading Bliss
“Death is cheap, it only takes a bullet”. So you heard. Treading the tiled floor barefoot, you walked your way past the kitchen door where you left your last dinner untouched. Your feet glided past the bedroom and you caught a glimpse of the cradle you bought. It was empty and you remembered why. You … Continue reading Whispers