“Bimpe, Bimpe… Shade is dead… she is dead” … that was Elorha screaming from the door. “I heard she committed suicide; she jumped off the bridge”. I was shivering, scared, shocked “I killed her; Lord I killed her”. Shade was a colleague. We worked together in a financial institution as customer service representatives. I … Continue reading Marred Soul
Imagine you finally get to the gates of heaven, and in the BOOK OF LIFE, an angel is instructed to see if your name is found there, and then… “Yes! His name is here.” The angel might say, but as you are preparing to dance in, she might quickly observe some things and yell; “Errm … Continue reading Naija Stories
The Purpose of a thing is in the reason for its Creation; the most tragic thing in life is for a man not to discover his purpose, the reason why he was created. When Purpose is unknown, abuse is inevitable. Plutonium as an element has a potential; Good and Bad, it could either be used … Continue reading Created
Dear Friends, let us stop deceiving ourselves. They say we are the future leaders, but we know that they are very insincere when they say it. When we claim it too, we know within us that we are not really sure about that. We say it either to deliberately keep ourselves in perpetual darkness or … Continue reading No Place For Us?
This is not a poem, And yes, it is a poem. This is not a poem, That fits the readers yearn. Yet, it is a poem, Meant for the weary soul, Meant for a panting heart, One like mine, On who words should not please. Inside me is a tortoise, Walking in the dry … Continue reading The Sweating Tortoise
Monday: 18. 06. 2012 Woke up after series of nightmares, cold sweat ran through my skin, thought it was the usual insomnia have been battling with for weeks now but… , but this was quite different your face kept re-occurring in every nightmare like cancer it kept spreading, I dare not close my eyes for … Continue reading Daddy Are You Proud Of Me?
Dear Future, I know you are fine and patiently waiting for me. I’m eager to meet you too. I have heard a lot about you and I really want to experience it too. It’s been a tough battle with your brothers Past and Present. Past was hard on me and Present is taunting me here … Continue reading A Note To My Future
During the times that have come by, I pray for war to come. Not these new modern warfare. The old kind. Those ones stationed between battle noise and mud trenches. The zipping sounds of mortars, as empty bullet shells illuminate the blood heavy war terrain. Soldier boots marching through old places that were once called … Continue reading Old Soldier
I was smiling happily. We were at the market place – myself and my mum. I was just fourteen and we were coming from my grand mum’s place – No, my grand dad was not dead then, so we were also coming from his place too, and with that you can just tell why there … Continue reading A Beautiful Slap
We all want to get ‘there’ Sometimes so desperately cos we’re sick and tired of ‘here.’ We start to race even though we don’t know where And no matter the red flags, we press on cos we just don’t care. We all can’t wait to get ‘there’ But for the time being all we have … Continue reading Here to There
I will have to say my mind concerning pre marital sex in relationships, I don’t care if it hurts you because the truth is a bitter pill to swallow in the world of lies. Why must sex be the basis of relationships? I know some of you will begin to give me some lame reasons … Continue reading My View Concerning Premarital Sex in Relationship
HOW I MET MY FIRST LOVE. Barely a 2 years ago or thereabout. I remember I stood on a ludricrous thought, puerile as they were then, that no lady was beautiful and good enough to completely saturate my heart. My desires and tastes were so great. What did my little mind knew then of the … Continue reading How I Met My first Love
Dear boy-child, I know you feel bad when you see someone advocating against girl-child sexual abuse. You feel left out and you believe no one understands your pain. But believe me dear, I understand your plight! Though I’m a lady, but research made me understand your pain better. Unlike your opposite sex who would find … Continue reading Boychild
The May 27, 2016 Children’s Day celebration at the Kutchingworo Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory was a huge success. Despite the horrors they’ve witnessed in their relatively young lives, the over 1500 kids housed within the confine of this camp were so excited when humanitarian organizations like Dorcas Tabitha, … Continue reading That ‘Other’ Kid
Tomorrow my life starts Tomorrow I get to be a grown-up with everything that word entails Tomorrow my plans come to pass Tomorrow I step into the world and make a name for myself Tomorrow marks the beginning of change in my life Tomorrow I become responsible for every choice I make from then on … Continue reading Tomorrow